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SS1112 - Multicultural, Child and Adolescent Counselling

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject is designed to address issues in multicultural counselling, and explores effects of race and gender on the counselling relationship. Counselling children and adolescents has much in common with basic counselling. Students have the opportunity to examine these similarities, and differences, and apply this knowledge to interviewing a child or adolescent.

Learning Outcomes

  • awareness of gender and race issues in counselling;
  • awareness of strategies and issues in counselling children;
  • awareness of strategies and issues in counselling adolescents;
  • awareness of strategies and issues in multicultural counselling;
  • ability to apply counselling microskills to multicultural, child and adolescent contexts.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Case study analysis - (45%) - Individual
  • Written > Concept map - (10%) - Individual
  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (45%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: submit all three assessment tasks; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties.



JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 04-Aug-2022
Lecturers: Ms Lynette Khoo, Mrs Sheila Koh.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours pre-recorded content/lectures
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.