Module title: Educational and Vocational Guidance

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: SSC11116
Module leader: Susan Meldrum
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Social Science

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module is intended to develop an understanding of the skills and knowledge necessary to deliver effective career and educational counselling. A key element is developing awareness of the skills required to establish and sustain constructive working relationships with clients, and an awareness of approaches to identify and address their career development needs. You will be introduced to concepts derived from counselling psychology, coaching psychology and career learning, and consider their application to practice. You will have an opportunity to explore the difficult question of what makes guidance effective, and how it can be evaluated for purposes of reflective practice and service improvement.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Identify the range of skills required to establish, develop and maintain a professional relationship suited to the context, needs and characteristics of clients.
LO2: Compare, contrast, and analyse models of guidance, with consideration of individual, group and online settings.
LO3: Critically reflect on approaches to evaluate the effectiveness of guidance interventions.

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