Diploma in Child & Youth Counselling
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children and adolescents?
If you are passionate about working with children and young people then this online course about Child & Youth Counselling is perfect for you. You will learn about theories of childhood development (e.g. morality, cognition, psychosocial), as well as develop core counselling skills. The modules offer an opportunity to learn about specialist areas such as mental health problems which have their onset in childhood, adolescent development, and disorders of childhood.
You can study this flexible course in your own home and at your own pace, and you will have support from our experienced and highly qualified tutors.
- Learn about the counselling process and how to talk to people and children about their problems
- Advance your career by improving your communication and people management skills
- Gain a foundation for working in counselling
- Complete online in your own time, at your own pace
- Learn skills to help children grow and develop
- Build your confidence and skills when relating to adolescents
- Enrol to the three courses together with this bundle and save money!
This Child & Youth Counselling course is designed for
Anyone working in schools, youth work, child and adolescent counselling, child psychology or other caring roles. It will also be of great interest to parents and those who deal with children or teenagers in their daily lives.
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1. Introduction to Child Psychology
2. The newborn infant
3. States and senses of the infant
6. Cognitive development
7. Language development
10. Sexuality & Morality
2. Life Crises
3. Physical Development
4. Intellectual Development
5. Emotional Development
7. Social Development
8. Moral Development
9. Delinquency and Crime
10. Adolescents and the Transition to Adulthood
1. Learning specific counselling skills
2. Listening and bonding
5. Interview techniques
6. Changing beliefs and normalising
7. Finding solutions
8. Ending the counselling
Investment: Only $1295 + GST or $25 per week on an interest FREE payment plan.
Courses: 3 courses, one at a time.
Assessments: 28 modules / 28 assignments
Duration: Approximately 300 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.
About the developers: This course has been developed by highly qualified counsellors with many years working experience.
Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 12 months until you complete with the option to extend if necessary.
Course Level: 6
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What our students say
★★★★★ - "I really enjoyed my course, it was readable, appropriate and furthered my knowledge like I wanted. Thank you Career Academy.". -Najiha Syeda
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Tamara - tutor
Tamara has always enjoyed helping people to achieve their goals. She has a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Auckland, double majoring in Psychology and Neuroscience; and she is planning on pursuing her PhD in Clinical Psychology. Tamara loves cooking European food in her free time.
Tara - tutor
Tara is originally from Ireland, but has been living in Australia and New Zealand for the last few years. She has a Bachelor of Science with Honours from Liverpool John Moore’s University school of Law. She specialised in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice, and volunteered with domestic violence charities back in Ireland.