“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