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Counselling Skills Diploma Course

6 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

Take the Counselling Skills Diploma Course and you’ll learn the concepts, theories, skills and practices used in counselling. You’ll find out what the role of a counsellor involves, the skills needed to embody the position, how to be good at it and how to establish a strong bond with clients. You’ll explore grief and bereavement, stress, anxiety and depression, and how to help clients get through these difficult times. You’ll make life-changing differences.

The Counselling Skills Diploma Course will help you begin your journey towards becoming a counsellor. You will be introduced to the core concepts of counselling, what the role involves and the skills used in and the importance of active listening. One of the most important, if no...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Introduction to Counselling
  • Part 1: Basic Concept of Counselling
  • Part 2: Role of the Counsellor
  • Part 3: Role of Active Listening in Counselling
  • Part 4: Active Listening in Practice
  • Part 5: Key Concepts
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Basic Interview Skills
  • Part 1: Tasks of the Counsellor in Interviewing
  • Part 2: Skills Required in Establishing the Counsellor-Client Relationship
  • Part 3: Non-Directive Counselling
  • Part 4: Interviewing in Practice
  • Part 5: Key Concepts
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: The Counselling Relationship
  • Part 1: The Importance of Empathy in Relationship Building
  • Part 2: Trial and Error in Counselling
  • Part 3: Motivational Skills
  • Part 4: Factors that Make the Best Counsellors
  • Part 5: Motivational Interviewing in Practice
  • Part 6: Key Concepts
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Motivational Skills
  • Part 1: Role of the Counsellor
  • Part 2: Questions that Elicit Self-Motivating Statements from the Client
  • Part 3: Counsellors’ Roadblocks to Communication
  • Part 4: More Motivational Interviewing in Practice
  • Part 5: Key Concepts
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Grief and Bereavement
  • Part 5: Key Concepts
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Different Forms and Reactions of Grief and Bereavement
  • Part 2: Feelings of Grief in Normal and Violent Circumstances
  • Part 3: Managing Grief and the Grieving Person
  • Part 4: Grief and Bereavement Counselling in Practice
Module 6: Stress, Anxiety, and Depression
  • Part 1: Categories of Stress Symptoms
  • Part 2: Issues and Symptoms of Depression
  • Part 3: Issues and Symptoms of Anxiety
  • Part 4: How to Turn Negative Thinking into Positive Thinking
  • Part 5: Interviewing for Depression in Practice
  • Part 6: Key Concepts
  • Module 6 Assessment
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Who Would Benefit from This Course?

If your job involves helping others (carer, teacher, pastoral worker, social worker, etc.), or if you simply want to be supportive to others, the Counselling Skills Diploma Course will teach you techniques that will help you be more effective.

For those looking to pursue a career in this field, this course alone does not enable you to work as a qualified counsellor, but the course provides a preliminary understanding of the skills used in the practice of counselling, lays the foundations for further study and will improve your confidence along with your level of knowledge.

Accreditations

The Counselling Skills 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 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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