COUN685-24A (C) Any Time Start 2024

Professional Counselling Practice II

60 points

Start/End Date: The start and end dates are specific to each student. For further information please contact one of the following (as appropriate):
  • For Masters theses please contact the relevant Faculty Office.
  • For Doctoral degrees (PhD) please contact the Graduate School.
  • For other types of anytime start courses (i.e. generally courses worth 60 points or less) please contact the Course Coordinator.
Withdrawal Dates
The withdrawal dates for this course (both with and without fee refund) will be confirmed once a) the course start date and b) course length is confirmed. Students are advised to consult the department for further information.


The aim of this course is to provide the context in which students can demonstrate confident and competent, safe, ethical and effective bicultural and multicultural counselling practice at a professional level through sustained counselling practice, focused supervision and presentation of counselling work that demonstrates their competence.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Biculturally competent and confident

Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Engaged with the community

Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.




Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Intensive Block Course A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 16:00 Wheki 106
26 Feb - 3 Mar
Intensive Block Course B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 16:00 Wheki 106
26 Feb - 3 Mar
Intensive Block Course C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 16:00 Wheki 106
13 May - 19 May
Intensive Block Course D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00 Wheki 106
12 Aug - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
Intensive Block Course E
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00 Wheki 450
13 May - 19 May
12 Aug - 18 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep

Course Coordinator

Shanee Barraclough


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Professional Portfolio 100%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $4,439.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 12 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Health Sciences .

All COUN685 Occurrences

  • COUN685-24A (C) Any Time Start 2024