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Child and Adolescent Counselling - Course - Distance

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  • Objectives
    This course will provide you with a good understanding of how to counsel children and adolescents.
  • Entry requirements
    This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of the role of a Child and Adolescent Counsellor. Previous counselling experience is an advantage but not essential.
  • Academic Title
    Level 3 Award in Counselling Children and Adolescents. Plus a UK Open Learning Diploma.

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 3 NCFE Award certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland"
  • Course description

    Course Outline:

    Unit 1: Understanding the Relationship between Counsellor and Client
    • Listening skills
    • Vocabulary of Counselling
    • The Initial Interview

    Unit 2: Child Counselling Skills
    • Active listening
    • Observation
    • Opening up and sharing experiences
    • Children’s emotions

    Unit 3: An Insight into Child Development
    • Babies from birth to twelve month, emotional & Social development
    • Children from twelve to eighteen months, emotional & Social development
    • Children from eighteen to twenty four months, emotional & social development
    • Children from twenty four to thirty six months, emotional & social development
    • Children from thirty six months to fifty months, emotional & social development
    • Children from fifty months to five years, emotional & social development
    • Children from five to six years, emotional & social development
    • Children from six to eight years, emotional & social development
    • Children from eight to twelve years, emotional & social development
    • Children between twelve to sixteen Years, emotional & social development
    • Antenatal
    • Prenatal
    • Postnatal
    • Accidents
    • Breakdown of relationships/marriages
    • Culture
    • Environment
    • Learning Difficulties
    • Loss or Bereavement
    • Behaviour

    Unit 4: Behavioural Psychology and Fears and Phobias
    • Behavioural Psychology
    • Fears and phobias

    Unit 5: Child Abuse
    • What is Physical Abuse?
    • Accidental injuries
    • Non-accidental injuries
    • What is Emotional Abuse
    • Sexual Abuse
    • Protecting a child from Sexual Abuse
    • Neglect

    Unit 6: Bullying
    • What constitutes Bullying?
    • Feelings
    • Who is affected
    • The Victim
    • The Bully

    Unit 7: Grief and Bereavement
    • Typically normal grief
    • Inhibited grief
    • Delayed grief
    • Chronic grief

    Unit 8: Dysfunctional Families
    • Deficient parents
    • Abusive parents
    • Physical Abuse
    • Alcoholic parents

    Unit 9: Play Therapy
    • Toys and Play equipment
    • Feelings
    • Imaginary environment

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