Diploma of Counselling

Australasian College of Care Leadership and Management Australasian College of Care Leadership and Management

Course description

This nationally recognized qualification provides the skills and knowledge you will need to work as a Counselor, particularly within the aged and community or home care sectors. You will develop the skills to counsel clients, their family, and your staff through grief and loss, major life changes and also counsel staff within the performance management processes. Students are required to attend three one-day face-to-face workshops throughout the course, which provides you with the opportunity to put your skills into practice and be formally facilitated and mentored by our college experts. What will I learn? This course includes 17 units of competency, delivered as 6 modules of training covering The following topics: Counseling Foundations (Modules 1 and 2) Counseling Theory and Therapy Client Centered Care Ethical and Reflective Practice Elective Units Core Units of Competency covered in the course: CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counseling relationship CHCCSL002 Apply specialist interpersonal and counseling interview skills CHCCSL003 Facilitate the counseling relationship and process CHCCSL004 Research and apply personality and development theories CHCCSL005 Apply learning theories in counseling CHCCSL006 Select and use counseling therapies CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people CHCDIV002 Promote aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety CHCCSL007 Support counseling clients in decision-making processes CHCCSM005 Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically CHCCCS019 Recognize and respond to crisis situations CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Elective units selected for this course: BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues Career Pathways Diplomas of counseling graduates are able to advance their career into: Counselor Case Manager Social Worker Care Coordinator Education Pathways Bachelor of Counseling Bachelor of Applied Social Science ACCLM Online Course Delivery This course is delivered primarily online and a sound level of computer literacy is recommended. Online delivery provides you with maximum flexibility, allowing you to study anywhere and anytime. As all training materials and assessments are delivered online, you must have access to a good computer with internet access. Workshops Live workshops form a vital part of the assessment and practical learning process for this course, providing students with face-to-face training in essential skills. For the Diploma of Counseling you must attend the three one-day workshops below during the course of your study: Workshop 1 – The Counseling Framework Workshop 2 – Case Management Workshop 3 – Improving Professional Skills through Reflective Practice Workshops are held several times a year in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Students will be provided with available options via their Training Plan, issued upon enrolment.

  • Start date 21-MAY-2018,30-JUL-2018,15-OCT-2018,04-MAR-2019,22-APR-2019,01-JUL-2019,09-SEP-2019,25-NOV-2019
  • Duration 62 weeks
  • International Cost Please contact the provider
  • Qualification Diploma
  • Study mode Self study / online (without attendance)