Counselling Children and Adolescents

Stonebridge College
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220 hours
810 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

Counselling Children and Adolescents

Counselling children and adolescents is a field of counselling that specialises in understanding and addressing mental health issues in young people.

This Counselling Children and Adolescents course is the ideal home study solution for someone looking to learn about the role and responsibilities of a trained professional in paediatric therapy.

This counselling course online explores common themes in child counselling such as memory, bullying, conflict resolution, stress, grief and bereavement. It also includes tactical and strategic advice including communication skills and the practicalities of setting up a practice.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who should study this course?

Children’s counselling training is perfect for anyone looking to develop a career in youth counselling. It is a suitable option for those already working in a support role with children and young people. The content will complement your practical experience with theoretical concepts of counselling.

Distance learning counselling courses such as this could also benefit any parents looking to understand and communicate with their own children, to provide better support as they grow up.

This course does not require any previous experience in youth counselling, or any specific qualifications. However, if you plan to work with children in the future, you will need to have a clean DBS check.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What happens after the course?

At the end of this course, you will have strong, foundational knowledge in youth counselling. If you enjoyed learning about therapy skills, you can continue your studies with a Level 3 RQF Certificate in Counselling Skills, or even prepare for university with an Access to Higher Education Diploma with Psychology & Sociology Pathway.

The NHS, private practices, or education settings are always in need of good, dedicated child counsellors. Undergraduate and postgraduate degrees can prepare you for the role of a child psychotherapist.

Some of the jobs you could consider in this field, as you develop your studies further, include:

  • Child psychotherapist
  • Youth worker
  • Clinical psychologist

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Stonebridge College

Stonebridge College

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a team of bright and motivated people dedicated to helping learners fulfill their potential and meet their career goals. Set up in 1995, Stonebridge Associated Colleges was initially intended to help people qualify in complementary therapies,...

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