This programme offers specialised training in guidance and counselling for professionals in education and social service arenas such as counsellors, guidance professionals, frontline teachers and social workers. Courses are structured systematically to help participants to acquire a broad range of theories and skills and to apply them in diverse settings and populations. The programmeˇ¦s training orientation emphasises the integration of theory and practice and personal / professional growth and development. Students can focus on one of the following streams.
Specialised Streams and Focus
- Counselling ˇV Application of individual and group counselling practices in diverse human service systems
- Comprehensive GuidanceˇV Design and implementation of systematic guidance and counselling programmes in schools
- Special Needs ˇV Understanding of and help for students / other individuals with specific behavioural and emotional needs
Individualised practicum experience is a core feature of this programme. All students are required to obtain counselling practicum experience at the Department of Educational Psychology Counselling Service or at an approved agency / organisation.