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COU3201 Contemporary Challenges in Therapeutic Practice
Credit Points: 15

This unit provides an opportunity for students to be exposed to some of the contemporary issues in therapeutic practice. It will encourage students to question some of the core values and traditional frameworks for therapeutic practice and evaluate their relevance and applicability to a range of contemporary issues, such as interpersonal violence, trauma and substance misuse. The unit will call on the expertise and research experience of staff and psychologists in the field to assist in presenting and discussing relevant issues.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K82Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Counselling)
C56Bachelor of Counselling
MIAADOTherapeutic Practice Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014