The course has been designed by experienced clinical experts with significant experience in the grief and loss field. Each of the carefully designed units will provide students with evidence-based theory and practical skills, which are essential for delivering effective bereavement counselling. The new structure incorporates a mix of pre-recorded lectures and interactive workshops, with the addition of key guest speakers and industry relative organisations to enhance the student's learning experience.
Intake start dates
February intake: Thursday 24th February 2022
Intake Two: TBC
Intake Three: TBC
Workshop times (per intake)
AM: 10:30AM – 12:30PM (AEDT/AEST)
PM: 5:30PM – 7:30PM (AEDT/AEST)
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP are not available for this course. Payment options available. Please contact [email protected] to discuss further.
COUCON001 Apply concepts of grief and bereavement
This unit provides students with an introduction to providing bereavement counselling. Students will learn the knowledge and skills to establish a framework from which to inform grief and bereavement practice.
CHCFCS004 Provide grief and loss counselling
This unit provides students with the skills necessary to understand, assess and provide bereavement counselling to individuals. Students will learn how to conduct bereavement counselling and assist bereaved individuals to move towards a healthy adaptation.
COUSER001 Access services to support clients experiencing bereavement
This unit provides the knowledge and skills to enable counsellors to identify the need for outside support and services for clients and how to access support and services. Students will have the opportunity to learn from key guest speakers and industry relative organisations.
COUINV001 Provide appropriate interventions to support people experiencing complex bereavement
This unit provides the knowledge and skills to assist people who are experiencing complex bereavement. Students will learn how to appropriately use the diagnostic criteria for Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD) and other interventions required for grief therapy.
CHCPRP007 Work within a clinical supervision framework
In this unit students will learn the necessary skills and knowledge required to participate in grief and loss clinical supervision.
This course exposes students to challenging and emotionally confronting situations. It requires students who have sufficient professional and personal experiences to successfully take part in this course, along with the following criteria:
1. A counselling qualifications such as a Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma in a counselling related field AND
2. Evidence of two years practical experience in counselling AND
3. A high level of written and verbal communications skills coupled with digital literacy such as word, online platforms and recording devices AND
4. Access to a computer, internet and Microsoft Word.
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