Diploma in Crisis Counselling

Description

The Diploma in Crisis Counselling course has been designed for students wanting to study crisis counselling from a clinical and pastoral perspective. The course is appropriate not only for students who are counselling within communities of faith, but also for those seeking to incorporate a person-centred style within general counselling situations.The course uses the Clinical and Pastoral model, and it identifies practical skills and responses for many crisis counselling situations.
On completion of this course students may re-enrol and complete two further modules to gain the Diploma in Counselling.

What you will learn

Module 1 of the course provides a comprehensive overview of counselling supplemented by short practical exercises and printed case study assignments. It is designed to be completed within 6 months of part-time study, although, should you require it, this period may be extended.

This Module includes the following topics:

  • Introduction to Counselling Theory
  • The Psychodynamic Approach
  • The Behavioural Approach
  • The Person-Centred Approach
  • The Cognitive Approach
  • The Pastoral Approach
  • The Counselling Process
  • Basic Counselling Skills
  • Core Skills of "The Skilled Helper"
  • Professional Practice


Module 2 of the course provides a comprehensive overview of crisis counselling supplemented by short practical exercises and printed case study assignments. It is designed to be completed within 6 months of part-time study, although, should you require it, this period may be extended.

This Module includes the following topics:

  • Premises of Crisis Counselling
  • Counselling and the Family
  • Separation and divorce as a personal crisis
  • Personal and professional ethics
  • Issues of abuse
  • Issues of depression
  • Issues of suicide
  • Gender role development and sexual stereotyping
  • Grief and mourning
  • Detection of mental illness

Further information

Institute of Counselling
Provider:
Institute of Counselling
Duration:
12 Months
Price:
£499
Course type:
Distance learning

Contact Information

Institute of Counselling

40 St Enoch Square
Glasgow
G1 4DH

Credentials