SS5821 - Counselling Children and Youth

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

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

Students will study children and youth as an important and unique target group undergoing developmental crises different from other age groups. This target group also requires special considerations and awareness of the use of professional values and ethics. Besides studying their needs and crisis on an individual level, their issues will also be attempted to from the familial and societal perspectives. Selected children and youth issues and theoretical models generally recognized by the counseling professionals will be examined in an integrative and critical manner.

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

Reflective paper on children play: 20%
Group presentation: 20%
Reflective and case critique paper: 20%
Term Paper on a specific child/youth problem or on a special intervention method: 40%
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Applied Social Sciences