Postgraduate Course: Self and Other (CNST11011)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The aim of this module is to develop understandings of self, and introduce the idea that the self can be understood in the context of both present and past relationships with others. The person-centred approach and psychodynamic perspectives on the self and relationships with others will be critically examined
The aim of this course is to develop understandings of self and to explore the idea that the self can be understood in the context of present and past relationships with others. Experiential and conceptual exploration of the meanings of the terms 'self', 'other', and 'relationship' will be explored within the person-centred approach and psychodynamic perspectives. These themes will be addressed through practice sessions. Students will be encouraged to make connections with their awareness of self in their personal and professional relationships.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed
Listening and Attunement (CNST11066)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Explore, critically evaluate and apply a range of theories of the self and relationships drawn from the person-centred approach and psychodynamic perspectives.
- Experience and reflect upon a developing repertoire of listening and responding skills.
- Connect theoretical learning on self and others with their own personal and professional relationships.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||On completion of this course students should be able to:
- Experience an enhanced understanding on how relationships with significant others shape the development of the self
- Show an increase in awareness of themes and patterns in their self-other relationships in their listening practice and elsewhere
- Relate theories of self, other and relationship to the experience of being a listener.
- Reflect on personal attitudes, values and skills in the listening role and utilise feedback provided by others.
- Reflect on the development of their listening practice.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Although this course is delivered twice, sometimes three times, a week, students attend just one course delivery each week. Once they have selected which day they wish to attend they must remain with that cohort.
||Course secretary||Ms Leopoldine Barde
Tel: (0131 6)50 3890