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Certificate in Youth Development and 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 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 will also learn more general psychology which can be applied to people of all ages, or focusing on specific areas for counselling. 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.

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Course Summary

Investment:  $1495 + GST or from only $25 per week on an interest free payment plan

 

Assessments: Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments

 

Delivery and support: Online with tutor support via email or phone

 

Duration:  300 hours.  Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete this diploma in six months (ie one module per month)

 

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 12 months until you complete

Key Benefits

  • Extend your understanding of psychology and youth counselling
  • Learn the skills counsellors use to help people resolve their problems and issues
  • Developed and delivered by psychology and youth counselling experts

Our students say

★★★★★ “The course is brilliant, it is easy to understand and the detail of knowledge is also easy to absorb. The tutors have been extremely helpful and prompt to reply. I find that I don’t have to use them much at all as the content is self-explanatory.” – Lynaire Hartley

 

★★★★★ “I wanted to further my skills and knowledge as well as continue to work full-time and studying through the career academy was a great way for me to achieve this” – Zara

Covering Three Comprehensive Modules

Module 1: Certificate in Child Psychology

  1. Introduction to Psychology
  2. The New Born Infant
  3. States and Senses of the Infant
  4. Learning
  5. Emotions and Socialisation
  6. Cognitive Development
  7. Language Development
  8. Intelligence
  9. Socialisation – Part A
  10. Mortality
  11. Child Sexuality
  12. Socialisation – Part B

Module 2: Certificate in Adolescent Psychology

  1. Introduction – Theories of Human Development
  2. Life Crises
  3. Physical Development
  4. Intellectual Development
  5. Emotional Development
  6. Sexuality in Adolescence
  7. Social Development
  8. Moral Development
  9. Adolescence and the Transition into Adulthood

Module 3: Certificate in Counselling Skills

  1. Learning Specific Skills
  2. Listening and Bonding
  3. Reflection
  4. Questioning
  5. Interview Techniques
  6. Changing Beliefs and Normalising
  7. Finding Solutions
  8. Ending the Counselling

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