This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It reflects the role of counsellors, who work with clients on personal and psychological issues using established counselling modalities. They use communication, micro-counselling and interviewing skills and draw on varied counselling therapies to assist clients. At this level, the counsellor will be working in defined and supported counselling roles in established agencies rather than in independent practice.

Entry Requirements:

Relevant employment experience

Structure:

17 units: 13 core; 4 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Establish and confirm the counselling relationship; Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills; Facilitate the counselling relationship and process; Select and use counselling therapies; Apply learning theories in counselling; Research and apply personality and development theories; Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management; plus more. Electives: Provide individualised support; Plan, facilitate and review psycho-educational groups; Facilitate the interests and rights of clients; Support people to improve relationships; plus more.

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Counsellor,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Pymble No info No Part time 2 years
Canberra No info No Part time 2 years
Broadmeadows No info No
Broadmeadows No info No Part time 2 years
St Mark's National Theological Centre is a Registered Training Organisation offering courses in Christian Ministry, Theology, Professional Supervision and Counselling. Courses begin at the AQF level 4 as a Certificate IV in Christian Ministry and Theology and progress through to Level 8 as a Graduate Certificate in Professional Supervision. St Marks's courses meet the professional requirements for counselling, supervision and ministry. Training is offered at various locations around Australia.

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