Counselling Skills Course
Counselling Skills course devised and issued by the Vita online learning and education
This popular, course will give you a firm foundation in counselling skills. If your job involves helping others, or if you simply want to be supportive to others, then you’ll learn techniques that will help you be more effective in that role.
This course is ideal for those that are either complete beginners to the field of Counselling and are considering making a career change to become a counsellor, with the aim of getting an insight and understanding of counselling, or existing counsellors, teachers, coaches or parents looking to reinforce their knowledge or to pick up some new skills. This course is also ideal if you are interested in a career in the Counselling , though are unsure if you want to commit yourself financially and time wise to a full counselling qualification.
This course is particularly suitable for those working in: health care, social work, pastoral work, care for the elderly and teaching.Your studies will provide you with a preliminary understanding of the skills and practice of counselling, as well as an appreciation of the personal qualities associated with the collaborative process of helping others.Counselling is essentially a lively, human and personal experience between two people. Therefore, it is a process which requires commitment of time and effort from both parties.
Who Should Take This Course?
The course is suitable for anyone with an interest in helping others.
It is particularly relevant for
• employees in the caring professions
• pastoral workers
• social workers
• anyone with an interest in helping others
You do not need any special qualifications or background to enrol on this course.
About Counselling Skills
The aim is for the counsellor to help the client find their own answers and to become more in charge of their lives rather than less so; to be able to live their own life rather than be lived by it
The aim of this course is to enable you to develop a sound knowledge of basic counselling theory and an understanding of the counselling process.
• counselling theories and models
• the counselling process
• specific counselling skills
• goal setting and decision making
• good practice in counselling
Vocabulary of counselling
Grief & bereavement
Stress, anxiety & depression
Restoring self esteem
Eliciting self motivation
Whats Included in the Online Course:
Full e-course materials including an e-manual, e-books, exercise/goal setting sheets, weekly planners.
Full support is offered throughout the course which includes an assigned / dedicated tutor. This course also includes email support.
We also offer all students doing the home study training the opportunity to come along to our monthly best practice groups in Manchester at no extra cost. This greatly enhances learning.
The monthly support groups are free for all students and give you the opportunity to see live demonstrations of the techniques and skills taught on the course. For those that can’t attend the events we also film these monthly sessions and email a copy to all students each month. The practice groups are optional and not essential for completing the course.
The online courses are assessed by a written assignment at the end of the course which consists of a question paper and written answers.
There is no time limit for completing the course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. Help and support is always available from the training centre team through out your training. This course will take you up to 200 hours to complete working from home.
On completion of the course you will receive a Counselling Skills certificate from Vita online Learning and Education for completing the course:
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