Assessment 3 Imagine you were to seek counselling for yourself in relation to a current life dilemma. In this assessment you are asked to identify the personal and professional qualities that would be important in the counsellor you chose to work with for your own personal counselling. Your response will be based on your understanding of the content of this unit, as well as your understanding of yourself. In addressing this question you will need to demonstrate that you have: 1. Considered the model or style of counselling that you believe would be most appropriate for you and the kind of issues you would like help with, and give reasons for your choice/s. 2. Understood what counsellor skills, qualities and attributes would be important to you and how they contribute to the effectiveness of counselling. Ensure reference is made to specific micro-skills and modality of therapy, for example person-centred or CBT. 3. Identified the ethical guidelines that are important to you in choosing a counsellor, and why those guidelines are important to the practice of counselling. 4. Referred to relevant literature (journal articles and books) to support your reasoning. 5. Adheres to APA formatting guidelinesMarking Criteria COUN 106 Assessment Three Total Marks (out of 100):___________________ Comments of Marker: Criteria HD DI CR PA NN Description of model or style of counselling. Analyse the reasons for the model chosen. ____/25 Model clearly and concisely described. Thoughtful reasons for choosing well expressed. Model described in concrete terms. Reasons given. Model described, some issues with clarity. Reasons given lack depth. Some demonstration of understanding model and reasons it was chosen. Omitted or inadequate understanding shown. Describe counsellor skills, qualities and attributes. Relate to effectiveness. ____/25 Skills clearly and concisely described. Thoughtful connection to effectiveness and personal reflection. Skills described in concrete terms. Clear connection to effectiveness and personal reflection. Skills described well, some issues with clarity. Connection to effectiveness lacks depth. Some demonstration of understanding skills and relationship to effectiveness. Omitted or inadequate understanding shown. Identify ethical guidelines and discuss importance. ____/20 Guidelines clearly and concisely described. Thoughtful discussion of importance. Guidelines described in concrete terms. Importance discussed. Guidelines described well, some issues with clarity. Some demonstration of understanding ethical guidelines. Omitted or inadequate understanding shown. Referencing. ____/10 Sufficient, well-used and correctly formatted in text citations. No errors in reference list. All references included. Sufficient and correctly formatted in text citations. Minor formatting errors in reference list. Good use of in text citations. Minor format errors. Reference list mainly correct. Errors in formatting in text citations. Errors in list, or some omissions. Little or no in text citations. Major errors in reference list. Presentation and Coherence Language Style Structure ____/20 Clear, accurate and succinct. Concise and scientific writing style. No APA errors. Strong, logical structure with well organised ideas and excellent presentation. Mostly clear, always accurate expression. Writing consistently academic style. Minor APA errors. Logical organisation of ideas. Good presentation. Expression lacks clarity at times. Generally academic writing style. Minor APA errors. Lacked overall structure, lack organisation in some areas. Good presentation. Imprecise expression, impaired clarity. Writing style may be too informal or inappropriate with APA errors. Lacked structure and organisation. Inappropriate language. No attempt at correct formatting. No evidence of organisation. Unacceptable presentation.