Everyday Counselling is an entry level counselling skills course aimed at developing your interpersonal skills, assisting you to counsel people in the workplace or at a voluntary organisation. You’ll learn to assess situations, how to develop a plan and monitor progress with a systematic approach.
On completion students may choose to undertake further study to become a qualified counsellor. You may also be interested in our Everyday Psychology, and People Management Skills courses.
This is a NZQA approved course.
• Types of Counselling
• Five Levels of Communication
• A Developmental Framework
• Developing a Plan
• Putting the Plan into Action
1. What is Counselling?
2. Basic Assumptions in Counselling
3. Telling the Story
4. Relationship with Client and with Self
5. Telling the Story
6. Active Listening
7. Understanding the Client - Empathy
8. Avoiding the Roadblocks
9. Avoiding the Roadblock Response
10. Assessing the Client: A Developmental Framework
11. Assessing the Client: A Systems Framework
12. Assessing the Client: A Behaviour Framework
15. The Skills of Challenging Part 1
16. The Skills of Challenging Part 2
17. Developing Preferred Scenarios
18. Brainstorming Strategies
19. Choosing the ""Best"" Option
20. Moving into Action
|Prerequisites:||Recommended to hold a NCEA Level 1/ School Certificate or equivalent|
|Assessments:||20 lessons / 20 assignments|
|Duration:||This course must be completed within 12 months.|
Stotts is registered as a private training establishment by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) under the provisions of the Education Act 1989 and its subsequent amendments. This course has NZQA local approval, which indicates it has been quality assessed by NZQA and industry. This course has no National Qualifications Framework accreditation and no credits will be reported to NZQA upon completion.
"I found all the lessons informative and interesting, but I particularly enjoyed the lessons that involved finding out other peoples views on things helping me to gain a more balanced perspective on the differences that make us individuals. Thank you again for a well balanced, informative course that was challenging and enjoyable." G.D. Auckland
"For people like myself that doesn’t enjoy time and class room structures, this course was totally fullfilling. It made me apply myself and get the old brain working. Thank you Stott’s" M.B. Tokoroa