The new field of 'Person Centred Educational Counselling' presents a body of knowledge combining many spheres of education, with an agreed terminology and connect these to life experiences. The Centre was established in 1987 and is a Registered Training Organisation and a counselling centre. The provider aims to specialize in person-centred educational counselling, which combines counselling and teaching. Courses are taught at the counselling centre. The introductory course is 'Internalize principles of successful relationships and use emotional intelligence and communication skills'. All training is experiential and therapeutic, learning occurs at cognitive and emotional levels, group size is 5 - 10 students per class. Some components are: positive education, critical thinking and analysis, personal development and theology, ethical relating. Skills to promote emotional and mental health; communication skills, cognitive behaviour therapy and EMDR.
Entry requirements for Resource Centre for Personal Development
There are no entry requirements. Applicants who have not completed Year 12 need to have literacy skills at Year 12 standard by the time the Advanced Diploma is completed.
Transfering your previous study credits
The student's current skills and defined competencies will be compared and measured against RCPD unit competencies. The provider may negotiate a personalised study program for those with higher qualifications outside the Humanities.
External study opportunities
Available in some units with one-to-one tutoring and some contact sessions.