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Oxbridge Home Learning

Counselling Diploma

Oxbridge Home Learning
Online

£295

Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Methodology Online
Duration 6 Months
  • Vocational qualification
  • Online
  • Duration:
    6 Months
Description

Intuitively some individuals are keen observers, good listeners, easily able to establish rapport, some people naturally have and awareness of body language communication and can respond appropriately to people. However, theory and knowledge as well as practical experience can certainly develop these skills.

The Counselling Diploma is a practical and stimulating course, ideal for individuals with no prior counselling knowledge. It will also help you develop the skills you need in order to work on a one to one basis with people in need of help, guidance and support. This Oxbridge Home Learning Counselling Diploma will provide you with the knowledge and skills that a counsellor would need and how these can be applied to a client. You will find the Counselling Diploma highly rewarding, exciting and challenging. It is the perfect home study course to provide an excellent foundation of information and deeper understanding of counselling, paving the way for further study and a future career within the varying fields.

The Counselling Diploma offers deep exploration and a step by step guide to work through the whole process of counselling from the initial meeting through to the end of the counselling relationship. This course will lay the foundations of some important core skills involved in this work. Perhaps you are working in Education, Social Services, the National Health Service or for a voluntary organisation that provides help and support for people with certain issues. This course will help you on your way to being a skillful and effective worker.

Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

On this course you will: Be introduced and develop the theory and practice of Counselling skills in a way that is informative, supportive and enjoyable Develop the skills you need in order to work on a one to one basis with people in need of help, guidance and support Have an excellent foundation of information and deeper understanding of counselling Pave the way for further study and a future career within the varying fields Offer deep exploration and a step by step guide to work through the whole process of counselling from the initial meeting through to the end of the counselling relationship.

· Requirements

You don't need any prior skills in the subject area to start this course.

· Qualification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

Opinions

4.3
Course rating
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Reviews on this course

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Roberto
5.0 20/09/2017
What I would highlight: Tutor was knowledgeable and always ready to help me with any questions I had. I would totally recommend them. Thank you.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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R. Clarke
3.5 31/03/2016
What I would highlight: The facility i got from Oxbridge has been splendid, every individual i addressed was supportive and learned, in short they knew where i was, the place i needed to get to and the best course to take.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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2017

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The average rating is higher than 3.7

More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

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What you'll learn on the course

Addiction Counselling
Alcohol Counselling
Depression Counselling
Counselling Psychology
Listening Skills
IT
Teamwork
Stress and Anxiety
Couples Counselling
Mediation
Skills and Training
Eating disorder care
Counselling
Negotiation
Sexual health
New Wave Counselling
Crisis Mediation
Exit strategies
Traditional Counselling Styles
General Counselling
Ongoing counselling

Course programme

This course consists of 16 units of study:

1 - The Basics of Counselling

What is counselling, who is a Counsellor, when is a Counsellor not ready, who needs counselling, ten Steps to Counselling.

2 - Types of Counselling

When a Counsellor is needed and Types of counselling offered for:

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorders
  • PMS
  • Sexual health
  • Stress
3. New wave Counselling

On-line Counselling, Telephone Counselling, Telephone / Internet counselling, SMS text counselling, Video counselling, The Future.

4. Traditional Counselling Styles

Types of Traditional Counselling, What Counselling, Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family therapy, Group Therapy, who goes to Counselling.

5. Listening Skills

Listening, Stages of listening, Obstacles of Listening, Emphatic Listening, Listeners in Control, Traps for Listeners.

6. Negotiation

Negotiation, The Establishment Group, The Community group, Negotiation in General, The Joint Problem-Solving Approach, Definition of the Problem, Guidelines, Insist on Using Objective Criteria, Invent Options for Mutual Gain, Separate the People from the Problem, Suggestions, Breaking the Rules, Alternatives, Best Alternative to Negotiated Agreement.

7. Mediation

What is Mediation, When is Mediation called for, Responsibilities, Preliminaries, The Introductory Phase, Problem Definitions, Reaching a settlement, Caucus, Meetings, The Second session, Teamwork, The Agreement, Attributes of a Good Mediator.

8. Crisis Mediation

Other Considerations, Power imbalance, The Power of skill and Knowledge, The Balance of Power, Analysis and Responses, General Counselling Client Information, Form, Publications, Addresses.

STAGE B
9-16 Practical Counselling for Common SituationsEthics and confidentiality
Problem centred approaches to counselling for:
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Couples & Relationships
  • Stress Problems
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Alcohol Problems
  • Children
  • Substance Abuse

Choosing a style and method to match a situation, Identifying client needs and expectations, Establishing a contract, Exit strategies, Ongoing counselling and support, General Counselling, Client Information Forms, Publications, Addresses, Useful Contacts

Assessment

Each unit is followed by a written tutor marked assignment (TMA), which is submitted and then marked by your tutor. You will not be required to take an external exam.


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