STUDY HUMAN BEHAVIOUR

Do you feel called to help others?

Science confirms what as Christians we know to be true, that our relationships can bring healing. As we study human behaviour, and even our own journey of self-improvement, we learn how we can influence others and help them contemplate big questions, navigate difficult circumstances, illness and access the help and protection they might need in their journey to wellness, healing, safety or freedom.

Understanding the needs of people from a godly perspective and bringing into line our stance on compassionate care and social justice is imperative to bring healing to a broken world.

CHC graduates in the Social Sciences enjoy fulfilling careers across a broad range of industries, including government organisations, not-for-profits and private industry.

There are multiple pathways to becoming a counsellor at CHC depending on the type of study you have done in the past:

No Prior Study or Qualifications Below a Bachelor Degree

If you haven’t completed a bachelor degree then this is your next step to becoming a counsellor! Click the link below to find out more.

Bachelor of Counselling

Already Completed a Bachelor Degree in Any Field

If you have already completed a bachelor degree in another field then you can become a counsellor in just two years through our Master of Counselling program! Click the links below to find out more.

Master of Counselling

Similar to Counselling or Social Work Human Services helps to improve the wellbeing of people in need.  Human Services is the study of practices, groups and organisations set up to help those in need. The vocational outcome for studying Human Services is youth work, child protection or family support to work in government departments, registered charities or organisations.

There is strong current and future demand for trained professionals in Human Services to help the growing mental health crisis, a growing and aging population and with new government funding of the sector.

School of Social Sciences courses are:

  • accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and appear on the .
  • approved for offering to overseas students and appear on the (CRICOS) (except the Graduate Certificate courses).
  • approved for FEE-HELP, Youth Allowance/Abstudy and Austudy (eligibility requirements apply).
  • Counselling courses are accredited by Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA).
  • Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Applied Neuroscience are eligible for the ‘Certified Member’ level IAAN (The International Association of Applied Neuroscience).

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The best way to learn about helping people is to interact with them.  Small classes, regular engagement with lecturers and stimulating practicums are the lynchpin of all CHC Social Sciences courses.

“It’s the difference I see in people’s lives that inspires me”

STUDENT STORIES


Julia’s Story
Social Sciences

"Here at CHC, every student is appreciated for the unique person that we are.  I enjoy the flexibility of…

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Wendy’s Story
Social Sciences

"CHC has changed my life, equipped me to step out confidently into the professional world of counselling and carry…

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