CHCCSL001

This unit explores the history of counselling and introduces you to the profession, as well as some of the theories which underpin it. This will develop into understanding the counselling process, establishing the therapeutic relationship and the key responsibilities of a counsellor

CHCCSL002

This unit explores therapeutic engagement skills (including micro-skills) and tools which will assist you in building rapport, gathering information and creating a positive engagement

CHCCSL003

Building on the establishment of the relationship, initial interview, this unit explores the theoretical milestones and how you can support clients through the counselling process.

CHCCSL004

Building on the establishment of the relationship, initial interview, this unit explores the theoretical milestones and how you can support clients through the counselling process.

CHCCSL005

This unit specifically looks at the contemporary research into learning theories and explores behaviour change management in clients from evidence-based practice.

CHCCSL006

This unit will introduce you to the main counselling theories which will be developed and applied in the following units. The Clinical College applies a person-centred approach; you will learn more about the relevance of this approach, the key concepts, principles, and the importance of this approach in contemporary practice.

In this unit, you will apply the following focus psychological strategies

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy

CHCCSL007

This unit explores key models and practices for ethical decision making employed in counselling. This is a vital skill for Counsellors to support clients with the development of their goals, explore the options available tothem and in developing a course of action

CHCCCS019

This unit focuses on clients that are at risk or in crisis – how to identify, acknowledge and mediate the crisis and facilitate pathways forward (i.e. referrals) where appropriate.

CHCCSM005

This unit will seek to develop your understanding of case management and the development of clear and concise treatment plans

CHCDIV001

This unit reflects on your positionality (gender, culture, religion, sexuality, ability etc) and what you bring with you to each engagement. This unit centres on creating cultural safety for diverse clients in this context. It is a core subject.

CHCDIV002

Similar to the unit above, we reflect on what you bring with you to each engagement. However, this unit centres on creating cultural safety for First Nations clients in this context. It is a core subject.

CHCLEG001

This unit provides the vital legal and ethical underpinning in allied health care practice. It explores common legal and ethical issues you might face in practice.

CHCPRP003

This unit establishes independent accountability by reflecting and evaluating your professional practice. It also explores clinical supervision and ongoing professional development.