2017/18 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue
HECS5185M Becoming a Reflective Practitioner 1b
15 creditsClass Size: 22
If you are applying for a stand-alone Masters level module please note you must meet either the general University entry criteria or the specific module pre-requisite for this level of study.
Module manager: Stuart Gore
Taught: Semester 2 View Timetable
Year running 2017/18
Pre-requisite qualificationsHECS5183M Becoming a reflective practitioner 1a
|HECS5183M||Becoming a Reflective Practitioner 1a|
This module is mutually exclusive with
|HECS2103||Counselling Skills Develop (1)|
|HECS2104||Personal Awareness Devel. (1)|
This module is not approved as an Elective
ObjectivesBuilding on Becoming a reflective practitioner 1a, this module will develop and support the student's counselling practice and reflexive awareness of intersubjectivity in both counselling and personal relationships.
1. Demonstrate (through recorded material) and critically reflect on the effective use of skills in counselling practice with clients.
2. Make effective use of clinical supervision.
3. Critically reflect on aspects of counselling practice, the BACP Ethical Framework and other relevant codes of ethics.
4. Reflexively consider common presenting issues arising in counselling practice.
5. Critically reflect on intersubjective processes in personal development.
Students will be expected to develop psychotherapeutic counselling skills and a level of reflexivity to establish and maintain effective therapeutic relationships with clients, and to maintain logs of their counselling practice and supervision.
- Skills development for intersubjective practice
- Aspects of practice: assessment & contracting, notes & data protection, brief & longer term therapy, managing endings, evaluation of counselling
- Presenting issues: loss, depression and anxiety
- Group learning for personal awareness development
- Personal therapy (non-assessed)
- Clinical practice
- Individual external supervision
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||100.00|
|Total Contact hours||50.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||150.00|
Preparing for group learning activities including group supervision
Reviewing and critiquing recorded skills practice sessions
Keeping learning journal
Personal therapy (25 hours)
Opportunities for Formative Feedback• Participation in seminars, exercises and discussion.
• Peer and tutor observation and feedback on counselling skills practice sessions with peers
• Group supervision of sessions with simulated clients
• Peer review of learning journal.
• Participation in personal development group process
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Essay or Dissertation||Critical analysis of video recorded counselling skills session with simulated client (1500 words)||100.00|
|Practical||Video recorded counselling skills session with simulated client (20 minutes) (pass/fail)||0.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Both elements of assessment must be passed. The counselling skills session will be assessed using the skills grid for this module.
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 04/09/2017
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