Department of Counselling and Psychology Course Outline
Course Title Internship in Counselling I and II
Course Code COUN461-2
Number of Credits 8
Duration Throughout Year 4 Study
Pre-requisite Course(s) COUN230 Personal experience as Counsellee
COUN240 Pre-internship in Counselling
COUN310 Advanced Skills in Individual Counselling and Psychotherapy
COUN340 Advanced Skills in Group Facilitation
Course Aims
Internship aims to provide opportunities for students to apply their knowledge learnt and skills practiced both in classes and during pre-internships training to an authentic counselling situation. Internship training is under the dual supervision of agency supervisors and university supervisors. It allows students to test the boundaries of their knowledge and skills and is the beginning to a career in counselling.
Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOS)

Upon Completion of this course student should be able to:

1. Apply psychological and counselling theories into clinical settings;
2. Design professional counselling activities;
3. Practice individual and group counselling;
4. Write up administrative and clinical reports related to professional practice;
5. Demonstrate professional development through regular duties, clinical supervision,
    and critical reflection.
Assessment Tasks
Internship Regular Duties
2. Clinical Intervention 30%
3. Clinical Documentation for Individual Casework 15%
4. Professional Documentation for Group Work 15%
5. Professional Attitude 10%
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