Graduate Diploma of Rehabilitation Counselling

University of Tasmania

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

The Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Counselling is a skill based course which aims to provide students with the fundamental knowledge and skills required for employment in a broad range of rehabilitation counselling roles. These include vocational rehabilitation, rehabilitation following head injury or as a consequence of physical illness or injury, counselling roles associated with death and dying, rehabilitation following criminal incarceration, and drug and alcohol rehabilitation. The course focuses on the theoretical basis of rehabilitation and the acquisition of counselling skills, both in general and specific to particular work areas. The practice of rehabilitation is covered in relation to specific work areas, examining particular issues that may arise and community resources available both for clients and their families.

Designed for

Graduates of psychology or affiliated areas


  • Rehabilitation counselling

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent with a major in psychology or behavioural science
  • Degree in an affiliated area or other equivalent qualifications
  • Graduate Certificate of Counselling plus relevant professional experience

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