If you are presently in nursing, social work or one of the other caring professions and want to develop your career by gaining an additional qualification or upgrading an existing one, this course will be of major interest. It is subject specific and enhances current counselling knowledge by identifying the main requirements when counselling in the area of grief and bereavement.
You might, for instance, be a non-graduate first level nurse seeking to upgrade to degree level by studying for additional credits, which can include modules from the Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling.
This course is not suitable unless there is prior knowledge/experience of foundation counselling skills
What you will learn
theories and models of crisis and trauma counselling
identification of crisis problems and experiences
formation of empathic relationships with clients in crisis and trauma
helping clients with issues, e.g. divorce, depression, critical incidents