Diploma Course Unit
Credit points: 6 out of 48
Mode of Study: On-campus and online
This unit is a central and integrative part of the HE Diploma in Counselling Skills. It analyses the roles of codes of ethics, legislation, moral discourses and ethical principles as they apply to counselling. It assists students to identify areas of risk and appropriate actions to address them.
Students will also acquire the skills to apply ethical decision-making processes to issues that arise in counselling contexts.
On completion of this unit students should be able to:
a) analyse codes of ethics, legislation, moral discourse, values and ethical principles in counselling
b) describe, and identify ethical and legal responsibilities inherent in the provision of counselling
c) apply ethical decision making to ethical dilemmas
d) identify appropriate actions in circumstances of risk to self and others
The workload for this unit is 9 hours per week.
Please refer to the document available here.
The required text book for this unit can be found by viewing the School of Counselling textbook list by selecting the course and trimester at the following link: http://www.acap.edu.au/current-students/managing-my-course/order-course-materials-and-text-books/
Ethical conduct and academic integrity and honesty are fundamental to the mission of ACAP. Academic misconduct will not be tolerated by the college. Please refer tohttp://currentstudents.acap.edu.au/assets/Managing-My-Course/A-Z-Policies/Academic-Misconduct-Policy.pdf for full details of the Academic Misconduct Policy.
Unit information may be subject to change prior to the teaching trimester commencing. Once term has commenced please review the Unit Outline in your class space to ensure your trimester study plan is correct.