Counselling Skills

MHCC 1002

Course description

In this course, students are introduced to evidence-based clinical competencies that shape effective counselling practices for working with people with mental health challenges. Students learn core skills for engaging, collaborating with and guiding clients/patients towards enhanced therapeutic outcomes. Students hone the intentional communication skills necessary for work in the diverse and challenging contexts of mental health service delivery, and explore the ethical principles that guide and the practice issues that emerge in clinical counselling.



Course Hours



Post Graduate level MHCC 1000 Major Mental Disorders Minimum Grade of 60
and Post Graduate level MHCC 1001 Determinants of Health Minimum Grade of 60

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

For more information, please contact Continuing Education