CBT & Counselling

Child Counselling Diploma Course

10 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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£197.00

Young girl receiving child counselling

What Will You Learn?

This comprehensive and thought provoking course provides a detailed insight into this highly rewarding profession. It explains its necessity, the techniques employed that provide positive change in children, how to pursue a career in this area and how parents can employ the services of a child counsellor.

Childhood is one of the most vital and life-changing phases of our lives; influencing our teenage and adult years. The course opens with a discussion on how important it is for adults to understand the children in their care and the massive impact they have on their...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Understanding Children
  • Introduction to the Course
  • Part 1: Children vs. Adults
  • Part 2: A Child’s Need for Love
  • Part 3: Four Ways to Improve the Way You Listen to Children
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: The Psychology of Children
  • Part 1: Developmental Theories
  • Part 2: Children vs. Adults
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Childhood Trauma
  • Part 1: Trauma
  • Part 2: Community Violence
  • Part 3: Domestic Violence
  • Part 4: Traumatic Grief
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: In a Child’s Words
  • Part 1: Dealing with Childhood Issues
  • Part 2: Being Afraid to Speak Out
  • Part 3: Effects of Childhood Trauma in Adulthood
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Child Counselling
  • Part 1: What is Counselling?
  • Part 2: Other Therapeutic Methods
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Child Counselling Techniques
  • Part 1: The Environment
  • Part 2: The Conversation
  • Part 3: The Counsellor
  • Part 4: The Child
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Finding a Child Counsellor
  • Part 1: When do you Need a Child Counsellor?
  • Part 2: When Should You Wait?
  • Part 3: Choosing the Right Counsellor
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: How Child Counsellors Help
  • Part 1: How is Child Counselling Beneficial?
  • Part 2: Advantages as an Adult
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: School Counsellors
  • Part 1: School Counsellors
  • Part 2: Mental Health Counsellor
  • Part 3: Rehabilitation Counsellors
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Practising as a Child Counsellor
  • Part 1: Requirements
  • Part 2: Responsibilities of a Child Counsellor
  • Part 3: Advantages and Disadvantages of Being a Child Counsellor
  • Part 4: The Salary of a Child Counsellor
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 10 Assessment
Young girl receiving child counselling

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

This course is ideal for those who wish to take their first steps in pursuing a career in child counselling or who are currently working in counselling but would like to specialise in this area.

It provides detailed information on the reasons children may require the services of a child counsellor, the techniques used to support a child through fears and anxieties developed through experiencing trauma, and the training path you will need to follow to become qualified.

This course also provides parents with an in-depth understanding of the work of a child counsellor and how they may be able to help their child, should they require it. You will learn how to actively listen to your child and notice the typical signs of trauma and how to go about finding a counsellor who is right for you and your child.

Accreditations

The Child Counselling Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 2 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is certified by the IANLPC (International Association of NLP & Coaching) and the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), both of which are internationally recognised organisations. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses. The IANLPC is a global support network for NLP Professionals and coaches, including the fields of Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy Business Coaching, Leadership, Nutritional, CBT, Personal Development and Holistic Therapy.

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