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This course aims to introduce students to the theory and practice of working with different types of groups in a helping context. Students will be given the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of group process and group leadership.
Students will be able to(a) understand and apply the Solution-focused theoretical foundations of group work in a helping context(b) understand and apply principles of group leadership (c) understand and apply key concepts and issues of group processes and stages of group development(d) apply this learning in critical and reflective ways through class interaction and assignment preparation
For further information see
School of Health Sciences Head of Department
Grading ScaleGrade GPA Value MarksA+ 9 90 – 100A 8 85 – 89.99A- 7 80 – 84.99B+ 6 75 – 79.99B 5 70 – 74.99B- 4 65 – 69.99C+ 3 60 – 64.99C 2 55 – 59.99C- 1 50 – 54.99D 0 40 – 49.99E -1 0 – 39.99A Pass is 50 marks or over
100% attendance required
Formal and informal evaluation will take place in accordance with the relevant Course Evaluation Policy, to provide feedback to staff about the relevance and validity of what has been learned as well as the quality of course delivery.
In the event of exceptional circumstances (e.g. illness, accident, bereavement or critical personal circumstances) that prevent you from working, you may apply for an extension before the due date for an assignment. You should contact the lecturer responsible for that piece of assessment in writing, and explain why you are requesting an extension.
Resubmissions are not accepted.
If you are prevented from completing any major item or items of work for assessment in a course, or consider that your performance in any major item or items of work for assessment in a course has been impaired by illness, injury, bereavement or any other critical circumstance you may apply for aegrotat consideration. Aegrotat consideration is available only for major items of work. Major items are examinations, tests and other work worth not less than 10% of the total assessment. Please refer to the UC Policy: (http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/ucpolicy/GetPolicy.aspx?file=aegrotatconsiderationprocedure.pdf)
FLO students are to submit hard copy Assignments with a cover sheet to the College of Education, Health and Human Development.By Hand:Deliver to Assignment Room - Level 2, Rehua by 5.00pm, or at a time directed by course lecturer, on or before the due date. By Mail:Send to;Student and Programme OfficeAssignmentsCollege of Education, Health and Human DevelopmentUniversity of CanterburyPrivate Bag 4800Christchurch 8140
Domestic fee $942.00
International Postgraduate fees
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
This course will not be offered if fewer than 9 people apply to enrol.
For further information see
School of Health Sciences.