Helping and Counselling Skills in the Human Services
Adopts a postmodern, narrative, social constructionist approach offering ideas and techniques where students develop an understanding of how the welfare state constructs people's realities. Its focus will primarily be the development of skills in narrative therapy in addition to the specific development of anti-oppressive principles of welfare practice.
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1. Knowledge of the ways of writing within Narrative Therapy
2. Familiarization and be able to compare other traditional approaches to therapy
3. Application of narrative techniques with radical/structural approaches of therapy
The course covers a wide range of narrative practices including externalisation, re-membering, therapeutic letter writing, the use of rituals. It also offers a progressive critique of narrative practice and outlines a more radical counter-hegemonic practice.
Essay: Essay 1
Essay: Essay 2
Presentation: Core presentation and write up
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term