Perspectives in Social Psychology
This module deals with the research and developments in the study of the basic psychological factors in social interaction, the social processes influencing the growth of the individual, and applied social psychology areas. Discussion will also cover the various approaches towards social psychology and its impact on our society.
Effective Counselling Techniques
This module provides a good understanding of the key techniques use in counselling which includes listening, interviews, asking questions, reflecting and clarification. Students will be taught how to initiate counselling interactions, develop an ethical and professional counselling relationship and conduct a counselling session. Coursework involves a wide range of practical exercises: from experiencing the core conditions and skills of counselling to examining counselling case studies to discussing the professional and practical issues raised by counselling practice.
This module will address the biological, cognitive and psychosocial areas of human development as human beings undergo interesting development in the course of a life span. We will explore both the individual, as well as the common events in people’s social, cognitive and physiological development. The life span is divided into seven age groups. As a student, you will be encouraged to apply developmental psychology principles in all contexts from the classroom to friends, family, workplace and the community.
Counselling and Psychotherapy
This module will cover the basic tenets and therapeutic processes that characterize various theoretical approaches to counselling and psychotherapy. Students will be introduced to the various therapy models such as Psychodynamic, Behavioural, Cognitive-Behavioural, Humanistic, Contextual and Systemic. This provides students with a greater awareness of how different interpersonal styles, beliefs and internal processes will affect the counselling process.