Academy of Human Development

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CPE Reg. No.: 199900986N
(Reg. Period: 20 May 2016 - 19 May 2020)

Certificate in Practical Counselling (Basic)

Testimonials

  • Very pleased that I took the time to attend this course. It was eye opening for me and meaningful. I have taken away much from participation. Compliments also to Elias (Trainer).

    Ann Hoffner - 90th intake
  • Charlene is an outstanding teacher, her patience and ability to satisfy all our doubts, questions, issues to a level exceeding all expectations is truly amazing. Felt totally empowered and lucky to have her as our course trainer. Thank you.

    Summi Parmar - 125th intake
  • Dr Agnes Tan is an engaging trainer. She is able to enrich out minds with her wealth of knowledge and experience. One of the best trainers I have come across.

    Fanny Foo - 127th intake
  • The trainer used a lot of good practical examples and different illustrations. Very useful as a trainee.

    Steven Chan - 140th intake

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COURSE OBJECTIVE

This programme aims to equip trainees with practical approaches in counselling individuals. The programme will be conducted in an interactive learning format to give you a better understanding of counselling, develop greater self awareness and enhance your personal qualities as a people helper.

COURSE CONTENT

1st Stage

Introduction to Counselling 

  • Counselling definitions and concepts
  • Developing self-awareness
  • Genogram & Life Graph
  • Small group exercises in self-discovery

2nd Stage

Counselling Skills & Techniques

Be equipped with microskills and techniques in counselling 

  • Attending and listening skills
  • Responding and questioning techniques

3rd Stage

Counselling Framework

Using problem-solving approaches in counselling

P - Problem Definition

A - Attempted Solutions

D - Desired Change

I - Intervention

4th Stage

Role Play and Skills Practice

Apply the skills taught during role play to concretise the learning of counselling skills

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is suitable for general public as well as workers in the social service field who are interested in helping people.

MODE OF DELIVERY

Combination of teaching, group exercise and discussion, and role-play experiential practice

AWARD

Participants who meet 80% class attendance will be awarded a Certificate of Completion by the Academy of Human Development and Fei Yue Community Services.

COURSE FEE

Fees S$

Course Fee (Nett)

$520

Company-Sponsored Applicant:

WDA SDF Training Grant*

 

$60 subsidy (employer would need to pay S$460 for the staff's training)

Self-Sponsored Applicant:

SkillsFuture Credit**

UTAP Funding for NTUC members***

Claim up to $500 available SkillsFuture credit 

NTUC members can enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support up to $250 each year (Click here for more information on UTAP and application)

 

* WDA Funding (SDF Training Grant)

  • Company-Sponsored Applicant must be Singaporean or Singapore PR and achieve 75% attendance
  • Should the applicant resign or be terminated, the sponsoring company will not be eligible for funding

** SkillsFuture Credit is for all Singaporean aged 25 years and above

*** UTAP Funding is only eligble for NTUC members 

 

REGISTRATION and ENQUIRIES 

Alicia Loy

6593 5287

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Course Schedule

Intake Number 158th
Duration 30 hrs
Dates 13 Sep - 29 Nov 2017, Every Wednesday Evening (Part-time)
(Replacement class on 19 Oct for 18 Oct Deepavali PH)
Timing 7.00pm - 9.30pm
Trainer(s) Ms Anne Chua
Venue(s) Academy of Human Development