Women's and Gender Studies (WGST) 310
Feminist Approaches to Counselling Women (Revision 2)
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Delivery Mode: Individualized study online
Area of Study: Social Science
Prerequisite: WGST 302 or equivalent.
Precluded Course: WMST 310. (WGST 310 cannot be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained for WMST 310.)
WGST 310 has a Challenge for Credit option.
WGST 310: Feminist Approaches to Counselling Women focuses on crisis, or short-term, counselling. Students will have the opportunity to practice their skills and receive feedback. Students will gain an understanding of the major conceptual, ethical, and theoretical issues in the field of counselling women.
The course consists of the following five units.
- Unit 1: Foundations of Feminist Counselling
- Unit 2: Crisis Counselling in Action
- Unit 3: Ethics and Feminist Crisis Counselling
- Unit 4: Application of Feminist Counselling Skills to Special Issues
- Unit 5: Safety Planning and Beyond
Students will access all course materials online.
The Challenge for Credit process allows students to demonstrate that they have acquired a command of the general subject matter, knowledge, and intellectual and/or other skills that would normally be found in a university level course.
Full information for the Challenge for Credit can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar.
|Three Essays(10% each)||30%|
|Ethics Case study||20%|
|Interview and Annotated Transcript||50%|
Undergraduate Challenge for Credit Course Registration Form
Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.
Opened in Revision 2, June 15, 2011
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