Graduate Learning Outcomes Students who satisfactorily complete the Graduate Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy should have the professional capabilities to: Critically review and effectively utilise the knowledge of the major schools of counselling and psychotherapy and relevant research in counselling assessment and treatment planning while working with a range of presenting problems across the life span. Develop therapeutic alliance, select, and apply effective counselling processes and interventions to facilitate change and achieve clients’ goals. Apply the principles of trauma-informed and recovery-oriented practice in working with people with mental health problems. Demonstrate knowledge and application of the PACFA Code of Ethics, professional conduct guidelines and the relevant legal State and Commonwealth Acts in identifying and resolving ethical dilemmas. Demonstrate self-awareness, reflectiveness and relating to others by respecting all aspects of diversity and current life context.