|Field of Study:||Counsellor Education/School Counselling and Guidance Services
|Description:||The Master of Education in Counselling is intended for teachers pursuing a career in school counselling and others pursuing a career in counselling through various agencies. Full-time students begin the program in July and generally study for 14 months if following the non-thesis route. Thesis students should expect to spend additional time in their program. The program is a combination of face-to-face and on-line courses.
A Counselling Programme that is:
Dedicated to the preparation of leaders of the counselling profession through the pursuit of disciplined inquiry, the understanding of and respect for human diversity, and the development, use and evaluation of effective counselling practices;
Devoted to the prevention, remediation and amelioration of emotional, cognitive, behavioural, and interpersonal difficulties, and the enhancement of human potential and quality of life;
Focussed on integrating theory, practice and research, with the awareness and skills to work with diverse populations from individual, social, and organizational perspectives;
Conceived from an integrative theoretical orientation. Students are exposed to a wide variety of counselling approaches including existential, person-centred, cognitive-behavioural, narrative, and family-systems;
Designed around accreditation standards and prepares professionals for a variety of work settings and for national certification.