Introductory Rehabilitation Counselling (REHB5076)


This unit of study facilitates students' acquisition of counselling values and explores issues relating to attitudes and the philosophy of counselling. Counselling micro skills are also studied and practiced as applied to the role of the rehabilitation counsellor. This unit also covers analytic, experiential and relationship-oriented counselling theories and techniques in the context of their application to rehabilitation counselling client populations. Students are required to undertake a counselling interview and self-critique as part of the assessment.

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2-hr lecture/wk or online equivalent


Multiple choice examination (30%) (Week 7), Video Demonstration and Report (50%) (Week 12) and Case study (20%) [Week 14]

Faculty/department permission required?


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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.