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Relationship Skills for Educators 1 (EDUC90628)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeEDUC90628
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This subject explores the educator’s role in the promotion of student wellbeing including contemporary issues in the delivery of wellbeing in educational settings and effective helping strategies in addressing young people’s wellbeing. Students will engage with and apply a psycho-educational model of helping for educators with a strong focus on skilled interpersonal communication and its role in effective helping. Personal values and professional accountability in helping in educational setting are also explored.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students, should be able to:

  • Critically reflect on the educator’s role in the promotion of student wellbeing;
  • Apply the theories, research and values underlying helping models used in education settings to professional practice;
  • Understand and apply a specific psycho-educational model of helping with a critical understanding of appropriate ethical practice and role boundaries for educators.

Generic skills

  • Critical reasoning and thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Evidence based decision making
  • Teamwork and professional collaboration
  • Self-reflection, career awareness and lifelong learning

Last updated: 3 April 2019