Self Awareness in the Counselling Profession
Assessment Details and Instructions PurposeThe purpose of this task is for students to construct an academic poster to report on the processes for developing self-awareness in the counselling profession based on Skovholt’s Cycle of Caring (2005). Skovholt’s work is centered on supporting counsellors to avoid burnout. The Cycle of Caring (2005) provides a framework to assist counsellors to separate a client’s personal life from their own.
An academic poster contains a clear purpose. The audience are peers and teachers from ACAP. Please use a MS Word document and adjust the page size to A3.
A poster is clearly structured, using headings and subheadings so that information is logical and easy to follow. An APA reference list is included on the poster in smaller font. To complete this task, students will conduct research, integrate theory and practice and apply knowledge and skills to develop an academic poster.
The core elements for the poster include: a rationale, characteristics, influences and processes for developing self-awareness in the counselling profession based on Skovholt’s Cycle of Caring (2005). Students will draw together the subject materials, readings, and conduct wider research to develop this poster.Learning Outcomes
a. Analyse the characteristics of self and influences on effective counselling processes and practices
b. Appraise practices, processes and systemic barriers on personal and professional development in the counselling profession