It is sometimes the case that clients expect that the counsellor will be able to conjure up an instant cure. In such cases, it may well be necessary for the counsellor to spell out to the client that they are not an expert who can offer a magical solution to the client’s problems, but that their role is to help the client express their problems and feelings so as to gain a better understanding of themselves. The client needs to understand that it is not the role of the counsellor to offer advice, but rather to enable the client to find their own solutions that are right for them.
It may also be necessary to inform the client that finding solutions to problems can take a long time, and that they may need to exercise patience and be prepared to commit to a number of sessions.
Increase your understanding of the use of counselling skills.
This course is approved for 10 OPD points with the Australian Counselling Association.
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The course covers the below topics:
The Counselling Session
Focus on the Present
Dealing with Crises
Problem-Solving Techniques I: Aggression
Problem-Solving Techniques II: Depression
Problem-Solving Techniques III: Grief and Loss
Problem-Solving Techniques IV: Suicide
Demonstrate the application of micro skills to different stages of the counselling process.
Role-play the dynamics of the counselling process including such phenomenon as present experiences, feedback, transference, counter-transference, projection and resistance.
Demonstrate telephone counselling techniques.
Develop appropriate responses to crises, both emotional and practical.
Show ways of encouraging the client to deal with aggression.
Demonstrate different ways of encouraging the client to cope with depression.
Discuss strategies for dealing with grief.
Develop different strategies of helping suicidal clients.
Successful completion of this course will complement the below careers:
- Health Professionals
100 hours of Study
The difference between a good course and a bad course lies in the way you are assessed. Our assessments are designed is such a way that the student feels confident to move forward in the course as they complete each assessment. The feedback from the tutor not only reaffirms the student’s learning process but also gives an opportunity to the student to interact with the tutor regularly. Students are never penalised when their assignment work needs to be improved, rather they are given constructive feedback and requested to resubmit the section where they need improvement. Students do their assignment work at their own pace within the course duration and are not restricted by any deadlines which is the beauty of self-paced learning. The assessments will make the certificate achieved more credible and valuable to the student.
This course has approximately 8-10 assignments and 1 exam to complete the course successfully. You can opt out of the exam and receive a Certificate of Participation.
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