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Counselling Skills II Course Online

Why Study this Counselling Skills II?

If you already have counselling skills but would like to further improve it, then this course may just be the one you’re looking for! This online counselling skills II course will give you the knowledge to understand the different stages of counselling process, what specific skills you need in telephone counselling, how to deal with crises, and different problem solving techniques for dealing with aggression, depression, grief and loss, and suicide.

 

Develop an improved understanding of counselling skills and their use in a crisis situation.

  • Further develop existing counselling skills
  • Learn how to improve your counselling skills in a range of settings
  • Learn about online counselling, telephone counselling, counselling in crisis situations and much more…
  • Study with our expert tutors in your own home.

Already have some counselling skills, but would like to be able to improve on them? Want to learn more counselling skills? Improve your counselling abilities? This may be the course for you.  Counselling Skills II covers telephone counselling, online counselling, techniques for dealing with crisis situations and much more.

Course Aims:

  • Explain the processes involved in the training of counsellors in micro skills.
  • Explain how to commence the counselling process and evaluation of non-verbal responses and minimal responses.
  • Discuss both content and feeling, and their appropriateness to the counselling process.
  • Demonstrate different questioning techniques and to understand risks involved with some types of questioning.
  • Demonstrate how to use various micro-skills including summarising, confrontation, and reframing.
  • Demonstrate self-destructive beliefs and show methods of challenging them, including normalising.
  • Explain how counselling a client can improve their psychological well-being through making choices, overcoming psychological blocks and facilitating actions.
  • Demonstrate effective ways of terminating a counselling session and to explain ways of addressing dependency.

Course Structure

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  1. The Counselling Session
    • How micro-skills come together
  2. Focus on the Present
    • Present experiences
    • Feedback
    • Transference
    • Projection
    • Resistance
  3. Telephone Counselling
    • Non-visual contact
    • Preparation
    • Initial contact
    • Use of micro-skills
    • Overall process
    • Debriefing
    • Types of problem callers
  4. Dealing with Crises
    • Defining crisis
    • Types of crisis
    • Dangers of crisis
    • Counsellor’s responses and intervention
    • Post-traumatic stress
  5. Problem-Solving Techniques I: Aggression
    • Expressing anger
    • Encouraging change
    • Role-play
    • Externalising anger
  6. Problem-Solving Techniques II: Depression
    • Blocked anger
    • Referral practice
    • Chronic depression
    • Setting goals
    • Promoting action
  7. Problem-Solving Techniques III: Grief and Loss
    • Loss of relationships
    • Children and grief
    • Stages of grief
  8. Problem-Solving Techniques IV: Suicide
    • Ethics
    • Reasons for suicide
    • Perceived risk
    • Counselling strategies
    • Alternative approaches

Enrol Now

  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

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    Why Study this Counselling Skills II?

    If you already have counselling skills but would like to further improve it, then this course may just be the one you’re looking for! This online counselling skills II course will give you the knowledge to understand the different stages of counselling process, what specific skills you need in telephone counselling, how to deal with crises, and different problem solving techniques for dealing with aggression, depression, grief and loss, and suicide.

     

    Develop an improved understanding of counselling skills and their use in a crisis situation.

    • Further develop existing counselling skills
    • Learn how to improve your counselling skills in a range of settings
    • Learn about online counselling, telephone counselling, counselling in crisis situations and much more…
    • Study with our expert tutors in your own home.

    Already have some counselling skills, but would like to be able to improve on them? Want to learn more counselling skills? Improve your counselling abilities? This may be the course for you.  Counselling Skills II covers telephone counselling, online counselling, techniques for dealing with crisis situations and much more.

    Course Aims:

    • Explain the processes involved in the training of counsellors in micro skills.
    • Explain how to commence the counselling process and evaluation of non-verbal responses and minimal responses.
    • Discuss both content and feeling, and their appropriateness to the counselling process.
    • Demonstrate different questioning techniques and to understand risks involved with some types of questioning.
    • Demonstrate how to use various micro-skills including summarising, confrontation, and reframing.
    • Demonstrate self-destructive beliefs and show methods of challenging them, including normalising.
    • Explain how counselling a client can improve their psychological well-being through making choices, overcoming psychological blocks and facilitating actions.
    • Demonstrate effective ways of terminating a counselling session and to explain ways of addressing dependency.

    Course Structure

    There are 8 lessons in this course:

    1. The Counselling Session
      • How micro-skills come together
    2. Focus on the Present
      • Present experiences
      • Feedback
      • Transference
      • Projection
      • Resistance
    3. Telephone Counselling
      • Non-visual contact
      • Preparation
      • Initial contact
      • Use of micro-skills
      • Overall process
      • Debriefing
      • Types of problem callers
    4. Dealing with Crises
      • Defining crisis
      • Types of crisis
      • Dangers of crisis
      • Counsellor’s responses and intervention
      • Post-traumatic stress
    5. Problem-Solving Techniques I: Aggression
      • Expressing anger
      • Encouraging change
      • Role-play
      • Externalising anger
    6. Problem-Solving Techniques II: Depression
      • Blocked anger
      • Referral practice
      • Chronic depression
      • Setting goals
      • Promoting action
    7. Problem-Solving Techniques III: Grief and Loss
      • Loss of relationships
      • Children and grief
      • Stages of grief
    8. Problem-Solving Techniques IV: Suicide
      • Ethics
      • Reasons for suicide
      • Perceived risk
      • Counselling strategies
      • Alternative approaches

    Send me free info pack

      Enrol Now

      • Experienced Tutor support
      • Certificate sent to you
      • Online study (Printed notes available)
      • Self paced - no set timetable
      • 12 months to complete course

      From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

      Clear

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