Academy of Human Development

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UEN No/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 our minds with her wealth of knowledge and experience. One of the best trainers I have come across.

    Fanny Foo - 127th intake
  • Ms Abby Chew is amazing and delivered the course very well. She work within time constraint to evaluate every role play. Excellent trainer - calm, poise, caring and very experienced.

    Evangeline - 159th intake
  • Mrs Chan Swee Fen was very jovial and spirited and livened the class discussions well. She shared many experiences which were very useful in understanding how and what to do in certain situations. Great job!

    Lina Lim - 157th 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

COURSE FEE

Fees S$

Course Fee (Nett)

$520

 

Subsidies/ Funding S$

Company-Sponsored Applicant:

SSG Skills Development Fund Training Grant*

 $60

VCF pre-approved funding per pax for Singaporeans/PR Social Service Organisation Staff (Ref No. PAS00001403, End date of approval: 22 Jan 2019)

$156

Self-Sponsored Applicant:

SkillsFuture Credit**

Able to claim up to $500 available SkillsFuture credit 

Supported under UTAP Funding

(For NTUC members only)

NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year. 

 

* SSG Skills Development Fund Training Grant

Company-Sponsored Applicant

  • Applicant must be Singaporean or Singapore PR
  • Applicant must 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

REGISTRATION and ENQUIRIES 

Alicia Loy

6593 5287

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Course Schedule

Intake Number 174th
Duration 30 hrs
Dates 19, 20, 26 & 27 July 2018
Timing 9.00am - 5.30pm
Trainer(s) Mr Ong Chai Cheong
Venue(s) Academy of Human Development