School Psychology 3 (EDMT6623)


This unit of study is designed to introduce the students to issues and concepts related to counselling children and adolescents within the school setting. The focus will be on accurate assessment of the concerns and the development of therapeutic and intervention plans appropriate for students within the educational environment, with a focus on internalizing mental health issues.

Further unit of study information


1x3-hr seminar/wk for 10wks except during the period of professional experience teaching. Attendance at a two-day workshop on therapeutic approaches to mental health issues in children and young people is also required.


2000wd presentation and handout (40%) and pamphlets (3x15%) and annotated bibliography (15%) in specified mental health area (3000wd total)


Geldard, K., & Geldard, D. (2013). Counselling children: A practical introduction (4th ed.). London: Sage Publications.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

EDMT5673 and EDMT5623

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.