counselling children

Counselling Children & Adolescents course

£470.00

Work as a counsellor. Successful completion of the course will qualify you to work as a counsellor, potentially advising individuals, with families, or groups in schools,or working with youth services and charities. You could even set up your own private practice. The earnings potential of, for example, a school counsellor  could earn £61,000*pa.

Testimonial

“I am now on my 3rd course (Counselling Children and Adolescents) it’s not easy but very rewarding when you have completed a course and hope to do even more with them” Alex R

 

The job of a counsellor is to help people in understanding their situations and responses and coming to terms with their responses in order to resolve their problems and help them move on.

About Counselling Children & Adolescents

Though the aims might be similar, the techniques required to counsel children or adolescents can be different from those for counselling adult. The method employed can vary according to the age of the client, their stage of development and their personal situation. The counsellor helps the client to come to their own conclusions and decisions and not to make them on their behalf.

About Our Counselling Children & Adolescents Course

From the counselling relationship through child development, as well as the information you need to establish a successful practice, our online counselling course will prepare you with the knowledge needed to be an effective child and adolescent counsellor.

What are my options after this course?

There are always opportunities for young person counsellors with educational establishments increasingly providing counselling for students.

Work as a counsellor. Successful completion of the course will qualify you to work as a counsellor, potentially advising individuals, with families, or groups in schools,or working with youth services and charities. You could even set up your own private practice. The earnings potential of, for example, a school counsellor  could earn £61,000*pa.

Build your career. To  advance your career further build after taking this course you can elect to continue training and become a child/adolescent psychotherapist able to work for health agencies or in social services, clinics and hospitals; or even set up in private practice.

*Source: Payscale.com, Oct 2012

 

 

Module Module Title

1 Definition of Counselling

2 The Counselling Relationship

3 The Development Cycle

4 Parent, Child, Teacher Relationships

5 The Complexities of Growth

6 Introduction – Psychological Development

7 Conflict and Stress

8 Behaviour Therapies

9 Grief and Bereavement

10 Exploring Grief and Letting Go

11 Working With Children

12 What is Co-dependency?

13 Transformation

14 Using Newly-Found Skills

15 Dysfunctional Families Explained

16 Recovery – The Therapeutic Process

17 Moving on – Emotional Intimacy

18 Psychological Study of Education

19 Memory

20 The Use of Language

21 Child Bullying and Child Abuse

22 Setting Up A Practice

On completion of your course, you will receive the dual award:

Award 1 is Counselling Children and Adolescents Diploma

Award 2 is Level 4 Counselling Children and Adolescents Award
At the end of this course successful learners will also receive a Level 4 ABC Award Certificate of Achievement. This course has been accredited under the ABC IIQ Licence and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

What Are Your Study Options?

We aim to provide flexible, convenient arrangements for our students, so you can study through two methods:
Traditional paper-based;
Home study provides quick access to online courses material and enables you to submit question papers to your tutor, and receive feedback and results, through your personal online student account. The online system also gives access to course material instantly.
Study Hours
We can only approximate the time it takes to complete a course at it will largely depend on your speed of learning and assimilation plus how often and how much time you can dedicate to study. You also need to complete a question paper after each lesson and these normally will take 1 – 2 hours.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 220 hours.

Learner Support And Assessments

This course provides unlimited access to your a personal tutor who will be a specialist in the field you are studying. Their role is to make sure you get appropriate and constructive feedback and to answer your questions and provide guidance on areas you are not sure about. You can contact them by phone, email or fax.
We also have a team of course advisors and administrators who will give you friendly and relevant advice on issues relating to your course and study. We will always try to make you feel like you’re not by yourself and that someone will help you if you get into difficulties with anything.

Assessment Method
There are question papers set after each session; these have to be completed and sent to your tutor to mark. Continuous assessment like this means that your progress is monitored regularly and that any problems or difficulties are identified and addressed as early as possible.

Professional Memberships

Society for Holistic Therapists and Coaches (SHTC)

On completion of this course students can apply for membership to the Society for Holistic Therapists and Coaches (SHTC), a professional body who are dedicated to recognised standards of qualification and practice – students will also be able to use the initials 'SHTC' after their names.

The Society for Holistic Therapists and Coaches (SHTC) exists to provide the General Public and Health Professionals with a body of regulated professionals, all qualified to accredited levels, and who all obey the appropriate NOS National Occupational Standards.