GEN PRAC 7105HO - Grief Counselling I

Teaching Hospitals - Semester 2 - 2014

This course provides an introduction to the practice of grief counselling. Evidence for effectiveness in therapeutic practice is explored and the importance of the self-aware counsellor in successful therapeutic interaction is stressed. The practical skills and theory necessary for creating and maintaining counselling relationships, and for the effective exploration of problems in the context of grief counselling, are presented. This includes an understanding of the counselling process, and the application of skills within the context of a counsellor/client relationship. Students will be encouraged to integrate the principles and skills learned with their own personal and professional experience and to apply them to the requirements of their specific work practice.

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