Counselling in Sexual Health 2 (SEXH5403)

UNIT OF STUDY

Students will explore the application, practice and evidence base of a range of counselling techniques/models to sexual health settings. These will include: gender and sexual diversity issues, sexual dysfunction, pornography and sex addictions, and sexual abuse. The unit of study will be conducted in two stages. Stage one is an online component and stage two is a compulsory face-to-face four-day workshop. During the workshop students will extend their knowledge and practice of counselling and psychotherapeutic interventions for sexual health concerns through role-plays, as well as participate in a Sexual Attitude Re-Assessment Seminar (SARS). At the conclusion of this unit, students will be able to: (i) Apply a variety of counselling and/or psychotherapeutic techniques in addressing sexual health concerns; (ii) Critique the application of counselling and/or psychotherapeutic techniques in addressing sexual health concerns; (iii) Develop treatment/management plans for a variety of sexual health concerns; and (iv) Develop an awareness of sexual attitudes.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

On-line plus block/intensive mode 4 days 9am-5pm

Assessment

1x Group work task (25%); Quiz (20%); 1x 2000 word assignments (20%); 1x 2500 word assignment (25%); Discussion board involvement (10%)

Textbooks

Corey, Gerald (2011) Theory and Practice of Counselling and Psychotherapy ISBN: 9780840028549 McLeod, John (2009) An introduction to Counselling. ISBN: 9780335225514

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

SEXH5402 and SEXH5404

Prohibitions

BIOS5072

Corequisites

SEXH5401

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