Relationship Skills for Educators 2

Subject EDUC90630 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 25-Jul-2016 to 23-Oct-2016
Assessment Period End 18-Nov-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 05-Aug-2016
Census Date 31-Aug-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 23-Sep-2016

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24
Total Time Commitment:

170 hours

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Ms Desma Strong


Subject Overview:

The application of the advanced skills, of a psycho-educational model of helping, to goal-setting, strategy development and implementation in a range of educational contexts and interactions; a study of the educational applications of cognitive rational emotive and solution focused counselling approaches; applying the process of critical reflection to the educators’ practice in the promotion of wellbeing.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • demonstrate the effective use of advanced helping skills related to goal-setting and strategy development and implementation in a range of educational interactions;
  • critically evaluate the relevance and efficacy of selected models of helping for educational practice;
  • demonstrate a commitment to ethical professional practice and critical reflection on the effectiveness of interventions and relationships with students, parents and colleagues.

Assignment 1: Self Change Proposal (1000 words), Submitted 2 weeks into semester 20%

Assignment 2: Self Change Project (4000 words), Submitted 2 weeks after last class 80%

This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all tutorials, seminars and workshops.

Prescribed Texts:


Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of Education (Student Wellbeing)

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