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Grief and Bereavement Counselling Diploma Course

11 Modules

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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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Grief and Bereavement Counselling Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

Loss and grief are inevitable yet still immensely challenging aspects of life. When a bereavement happens, no matter whether it was predicted or unexpected, it can be incredibly difficult to process. The Grief and Bereavement Counselling Diploma Course acquaints you with the grieving process and explains how to support someone going through it, exploring the various types of bereavement and advising the specifics of how to help in each situation.

The course opens by discussing the concepts of grief and bereavement, providing a basic overview of how an individual might experience them.

You’ll explore and identify specific counselling skills used with individuals coping with grief and bereavement. You’ll learn the...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 – Introduction to Grief and Bereavement
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: What is Grief and Bereavement?
  • Part 2: Bereavement
  • Part 3: Gender Differences and Rights of the Bereaved
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 – Counselling Skills for Grief and Bereavement
  • Part 1: What is Counselling?
  • Part 2: Psychological Approaches
  • Part 3: Counselling Techniques and Models of Grief and Bereavement Counselling
  • Part 4: Helping Someone Who is Feeling Suicidal
  • Part 5: How to End Therapy
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 – Counselling Sudden Bereavement
  • Part 1: What is Sudden Bereavement?
  • Part 2: Supporting Suicide Bereavement
  • Part 3: Supporting Violent Bereavement
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 – Counselling Terminal Illness Bereavement and End of Life Care
  • Part 1: What is a Terminal Illness?
  • Part 2: Support for an Individual Caring for a Loved One with a Terminal Illness
  • Part 3: Supporting Terminal Illness Bereavement
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 – Supporting Children Through Grief and Bereavement
  • Part 1: Supporting a Child Through a Bereavement
  • Part 2: Children’s Reaction to Death by Age Group
  • Part 3: Losing a Parent
  • Part 4: Supporting Children by Age Group
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 – Supporting Parents Through Child Bereavement
  • Part 1: Counselling a Parent Through the Death of Their Child
  • Part 2: Miscarriages
  • Part 3: Stillbirth
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 – Counselling Skills for Pet Bereavement
  • Part 1: Pet Bereavement and Euthanasia
  • Part 2: Children and Pet Bereavement
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 – Sibling Bereavement
  • Losing a Sibling
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 – Spouse/Partner Bereavement
  • Part 1: Losing a Partner and Spouse
  • Part 2: Losing a Fiancé
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10 – Counselling the Counsellor
  • Part 1: Self-Care
  • Part 2: Counsellor Burnout
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11 – Alternative Treatments
  • Part 1: What are Alternative Treatments?
  • Part 2: EFT and Acupuncture
  • Part 3: Art Therapy, Ayurvedic Medicine and Laughter Yoga
  • Part 4: Reflexology, Creative Writing and Reiki
  • Part 5: Meditation, Aromatherapy and Massage
  • Conclusion
  • Module 11 Assessment
Grief and Bereavement Counselling Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

For established counsellors, the Grief and Bereavement Counselling Diploma Course will help you to expand your client reach with support for those who have faced a bereavement. If a client goes through a bereavement or is impacted by a death, you will understand how they may feel and be aware of strategies to help them through the process.

You may also wish to take the course if you, or someone you know, have faced a bereavement and would like guidance on how to care for your or their wellbeing, and the signs to look for that indicate that professional support may be needed.

Accreditations

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

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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