SS5801 - Counselling in Society and Across Culture

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Applied Social Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course will enable students to explore and critically examine the cultural dimensions of counselling in Chinese society as well as the role of culture in shaping how problems are perceived and understood by Chinese people, and what and how help is given or sought. It will allow students to discover and appreciate the nature of counselling practice as cross-cultural encounters between clients and professionals.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Term paper: 50%
Student presentation: 30%
Reflection paper: 10%
Participation: 10%
Detailed Course Information


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