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On-line counselling: A reflection on professional practice


Jones, C, On-line counselling: A reflection on professional practice, Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association, 42, (1) pp. 31-35. ISSN 1320-2480 (2013) [Non Refereed Article]

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The University of Tasmania has multiple campuses and delivers courses on-line. In 2008 the counselling team began to investigate alternative methods of service delivery in counselling to off-campus students. This article is a reflection on the process of establishing and maintaining online counselling from a practitioner's viewpoint. The article focuses on Asynchronous Email Counselling (AEC), one type of online counselling, in the university context. From client feedback, AEC does not replace face-to-face counselling, but it is a valid alternative, enhancing the (distance) students' experience of university and increasing student retention.

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Item Type:Non Refereed Article
Keywords:University of Tasmania, school grounds, universities & colleges, college campuses, school dropout prevention
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Specialist studies in education
Research Field:Educational counselling
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Provision of health and support services
Objective Field:Mental health services
UTAS Author:Jones, C (Mrs Cheryl Jones)
ID Code:119613
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Student Enquiries and Communications
Deposited On:2017-08-03
Last Modified:2017-08-03
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