PG Diploma in Counselling Children and Youth with Specialization in managing Trauma, Grief & Loss in Children
Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling Children and Youth with Specialization in managing Trauma, Grief & Loss in Children course is offered by Asian College of Teachers and developed by Canada based educators - Mr Mervin Strome and Ms Ann Bale, have been designed in a way so as to enhance the future educators and counselling professionals to establish themselves as competent counsellors. The course specially deals with the sensitive issues in counselling children and youth who may face a wide range of challenges, ranging from school and relationship issues to death of their loved ones, separation and divorce of their parents. Resolving or helping children and youth with such issues, an aspirant is required to have counselling skills, overview of child development, introduction to trauma, grief and loss, and the successful management of a crisis or trauma.
Candidates can enrol in the course via an online method and offers enough flexibility to the candidates pursuing from any part of the globe. The course duration is of 18 months which the candidates can continue at their pace and according to their schedule. Full tutor support is offered throughout the course.
- A Bachelor’s degree is the preferred criterion
- Age limit of 18 years or above
- Proficiency in spoken and written English
- Basic computer skills
The candidates who are planning a career in counselling profession will get comprehensive knowledge related to counselling or even for experienced professionals who need to upgrade their knowledge base and skills, keeping in tune with the contemporary requirements of the 21st century clients; they will be adequately benefitted from enrolling in this advanced Counselling Course.
P G Diploma in Counselling Children and Youth with Specialization in managing Trauma, Grief & Loss in Children is an advanced course priced at 55,000 INR which benefits in acquainting the candidates with the necessary skills towards becoming a successful and efficient educator or a counsellor.
|55,000 INR*||850 USD||630 GBP||28,000 THB|
* Taxes as applicable
- Globally recognized certificate from ACT is awarded on successful completion
- The certificates will be duly signed by Mr Mervin Strome and Ms Ann Bale
On successful completion of Certificate in Counselling course, the candidates will be awarded a globally recognized certificate from Asian College of Teachers, bearing the Authorised Signatures of the Course Developers, Mr Mervin Strome and Ms Ann Bale, both of whom are distinguished professionals in their field and have been working in Education, Counselling, Psychology and Psychotherapy for over 30 years.
Mr. Mervin Strome – Mr Mervin has a Master’s Degree in Counselling and worked as a counsellor in private practice and for professional counselling agencies.
Ms. Ann Bale – Ms. Ann has a Master’s Degree in Psychology, a Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling, and has completed a year of psychotherapy training.
The certificates awarded have an added advantage as the word “Online” will not be mentioned in the certificates. Shipment of certificates within India is done free of cost but the candidates residing outside India are required to pay an additional fee. Generally after submission of all the assignments and completion of the course, the candidate has to pay the dispatch fee. It takes a maximum of 3 weeks for the certificates to reach the candidate’s address.
The curriculum for the P G Diploma course in Counselling Children and Youth with Specialization in managing Trauma, Grief & Loss in Children has been divided into 18 modules.
- Module 1: Introduction to Counselling Skills
- Module 2: Exploring Effective Listening Skills
- Module 3: Acquiring and Using Microskills
- Module 4: Introducing Egan’s The Skilled Helper Model
- Module 5: Applying Egan’s The Skilled Helper Model
- Module 6: Ethics in Counselling
- Module 7: An Overview of Child Development and the Therapeutic Relationship
- Module 8: Play Therapy and Expressive Techniques
- Module 9: Family Issues
- Module 10: Grief & Loss, Abuse, Self-Harm and Suicide
- Module 11: Self-Esteem, Peer Pressure, Bullying, Gender and Sexual Identity
- Module 12: Eating Disorders and Substance Related Disorders
- Module 13: An Introduction to Trauma, Grief & Loss
- Module 14: The Complicated Journey through Trauma, Grief & Loss
- Module 15: The Impact on the Family
- Module 16: Play therapy & Expressive Techniques
- Module 17: Psychological First Aid
- Module 18: The Successful Management of a Crisis or Trauma
The course comprises of six knowledge and practice based learning modules (comprehensive course notes), enhanced with suggested background reading, reflection activities and submission of tutor-marked assignments. There is one marked assignment per module. The courses are offered on a part-time basis and can be completed within 18 months. Candidates also enjoy the flexibility to complete the course in a shorter time frame.
- Easy admission process
- Application can be submitted online
- Opt for any online payment scheme
Candidates aspiring to venture into the field of counselling may enrol in the course by filling up an online application form with all the relevant details, correct email id and phone number as all the communication will be forwarded there. Once the application form is submitted, the candidates will receive the course details via email and phone call from ACT’s admission executives. The course fee payment details will be mailed to the candidates once they confirm their enrollment. The course fee can be paid through online payment using Debit / Credit Card or by depositing Cash, Cheque or Demand Draft to our bank account. After the payment is credited the candidates will be receiving payment confirmation with online admission form. They need to fill up the same and submit in order to get online access to the course.
- Complete tutor support throughout the course
- Candidates can learn at their own pace
- Additional support of reflection activities and reference materials
- Queries can be solved via email and chat
The candidates enrolling in P G Diploma course in Counselling Children and youth with Specialization in managing Trauma, Grief & Loss in Children can expect complete guidance from the course developers Mr Mervin Strome and Ms Ann Bale, who are committed to helping the candidates to achieve their learning goals. With years of valuable experience they provide great support to the trainees and guide them through all the aspects of teaching giving valuable advice in every step of the way. They extend their tutoring support by sharing relevant information and answering questions related to the course content. Since the course of ACT offer the candidates flexible learning they can take the opportunity to learn at their own pace and clear their queries from the course developers as and when required.
Certified and skilled counsellors are much in demand in various countries across the world. Completion of the course will open up job opportunities for aspiring educators and counsellors to work in schools, further education colleges, universities and higher education colleges. However, the requirement for registered counselling professionals has been fast catching up in Asian countries as well, including India. Counselling was considered to be a niche profession which only a handful of professionals practicing in this profession were able to cater to. The age of globalisation and the change in the lives of men have lead to the evolution of counselling courses such as these. After completing our Diploma Course, you may choose to focus on any arena from among the various fields like - Guidance & Career Counselling, School Counsellor, Mental Health Counsellors, Veteran Counsellor etc. and then get excellent employment opportunities from various corporate organisations/hospitals/educational institutes in the world around.
This advanced course can also be pursued by those into research work or who are into the field of academics in colleges and universities, willing to upgrade their know-how and get certified in the same.