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CO201A: INTRODUCTION TO LISTENING SKILLS 3: APPLICATIONS AND ISSUES (2023-2024)

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Course Overview

Due to professional body requirements for a minimum number of practice hours and the nature of the practical work entry to the course is not permitted after week one of teaching unless under exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Course Co-ordinator.

Overview of arenas for support - what areas interest you?

Different diagnoses - Anxiety, Depression, Psychosis

Gender - Binary vs Gender Fluidity, LGBTQI

Bereavement and Suicide

Addiction

Race and Culture - immigrant; trafficking

Abuse

Children and young people - self harm, ACEs and Trauma

Safeguarding and agency policies

Assessment:

Candidates should note that to achieve credit for the course overall :

  • a pass in each element of in course assessment is required
  • attendance at 85% of the weekly seminars is required

Resit:

Essay (30%). 

Candidates should note that a resit is not permitted of the other two elements of the course.

To achieve credit for the course overall, a pass in each element is required.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study Yes
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Kate Smith

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Due to professional body requirements for a minimum number of practice hours and the nature of the practical work entry to the course is not permitted after week one of teaching unless under exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Course Co-ordinator.

Our counselling and listening skills courses provide comprehensive training for use in many settings where effective communication is essential. This is also a suitable foundation for further training in the areas of counselling and psychotherapy.

This is the third course of four  - Counselling and Listening Skills - Sustained studies.

Assessment:

Candidates should note that to achieve credit for the course overall :

  • a pass in each element of in course assessment is required
  • attendance at 85% of the weekly seminars is required

Resit:

Essay (30%). 

Candidates should note that a resit is not permitted of the other two elements of the course.

To achieve credit for the course overall, a pass in each element is required.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 30 August 2024 for 1st half-session courses and 20 December 2024 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Learning log

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks 6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16 Feedback Weeks 6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,20

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Feedback

In-course assessment: Essay (30%); learning log (30%); practical participation (40%)

Candidates should note that to achieve credit for the course overall, a pass in each element is required.

Attendance at 85% of the weekly seminars for each module of Counselling Skills 1-4 is a requirement to pass the course. 

Resit: essay (30%).

Candidates should note that a resit is not permitted of the other two elements of the course.

To achieve credit for the course overall, a pass in each element is required

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralApplyParticipants should be aware of, and able to put into practice, the skills required to be an effective listener, and have an understanding of skills applicable with different client groups
ProceduralEvaluateParticipants should be aware of policy agencies and be able to explain safeguarding.
ReflectionAnalyseParticipants should have an awareness of areas and issues they would be comfortable working with and those which might be more challenging for them.

Practical participation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
Assessment Weeks 16 Feedback Weeks 20

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Feedback

In-course assessment: Essay (30%); learning log (30%); practical participation (40%)

Candidates should note that to achieve credit for the course overall, a pass in each element is required.

Attendance at 85% of the weekly seminars for each module of Counselling Skills 1-4 is a requirement to pass the course. 

Resit: essay (30%).

Candidates should note that a resit is not permitted of the other two elements of the course.

To achieve credit for the course overall, a pass in each element is required

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralApplyParticipants should be aware of, and able to put into practice, the skills required to be an effective listener, and have an understanding of skills applicable with different client groups
ProceduralEvaluateParticipants should be aware of policy agencies and be able to explain safeguarding.
ReflectionAnalyseParticipants should have an awareness of areas and issues they would be comfortable working with and those which might be more challenging for them.

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks 17 Feedback Weeks 20

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Feedback

In-course assessment: Essay (30%); learning log (30%); practical participation (40%)

Candidates should note that to achieve credit for the course overall, a pass in each element is required.

Attendance at 85% of the weekly seminars for each module of Counselling Skills 1-4 is a requirement to pass the course. 

Resit: essay (30%).

Candidates should note that a resit is not permitted of the other two elements of the course.

To achieve credit for the course overall, a pass in each element is required

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyParticipants should be able to show an understanding of the different issues and applications of counselling skills
ConceptualUnderstandParticipants should have an understanding of anxiety, depression and psychosis.
ProceduralApplyParticipants should be aware of, and able to put into practice, the skills required to be an effective listener, and have an understanding of skills applicable with different client groups
ProceduralEvaluateParticipants should be aware of policy agencies and be able to explain safeguarding.
ReflectionAnalyseParticipants should have an awareness of areas and issues they would be comfortable working with and those which might be more challenging for them.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Essay (30%).

Candidates should note that a resit is not permitted of the other two elements of the course.To achieve credit for the course overall, a pass in each element is required

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyParticipants should be able to show an understanding of the different issues and applications of counselling skills
ProceduralEvaluateParticipants should be aware of policy agencies and be able to explain safeguarding.
ReflectionAnalyseParticipants should have an awareness of areas and issues they would be comfortable working with and those which might be more challenging for them.
ConceptualUnderstandParticipants should have an understanding of anxiety, depression and psychosis.
ProceduralApplyParticipants should be aware of, and able to put into practice, the skills required to be an effective listener, and have an understanding of skills applicable with different client groups

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