10 cp Prerequisites 30 cp of 600-level COUN units Teaching Organisation 2 hours per week for twelve weeks or equivalent
This unit will introduce key skills in counselling adolescents. It will enhance students’ knowledge and capacity to engage in assessment and therapeutic interventions with adolescents. The Unit examines both the historical and recent perspectives in adolescent counselling. Students will learn about the specific assessment and counselling techniques for the different stages of adolescence. Various issues concerning work with parents will be examined. Students will also learn how to appropriately terminate counselling with adolescents.