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The Institute of Counselling was founded in 1985 as a Christian based, not for profit independent educational body. It is committed to promoting pastoral care throughout the services it provides. The Aims of the Institute of Counselling are: (a) to promote the training and development of counselling skills, (b) to provide opportunities for continuing professional development, (c) to produce and distribute counselling skills training resources and (d) to provide a counselling service for individuals needing counselling. The Institute provides a wide range of counselling and related courses. Students enrol with assurance and confidence on our quality courses, which are fully backed by the experience and resources of the Institute of Counselling. In its early years the Institute offered only courses in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling, within a pastoral context. Since 1985, over 18,000 students from the UK and overseas have enrolled on these courses. In recent years, has also produced a selection of further courses which follow the clinical person-centred approach developed by Carl Rogers and others. The Institute is committed to providing counselling skills training to all who will benefit from the courses. On this basis a non-discriminatory policy is operated with regard to students' background, culture, ethnic origin, gender, age or creed. Diploma in Crisis Counselling The Diploma in Crisis Counselling course has been designed for students wanting to study crisis counselling from a clinical and pastoral perspective. The course is appropriate not only for students who are counselling within communities of faith, but also for those seeking to incorporate a person-centred style within general counselling situations. The course uses the Clinical and Pastoral model, and it identifies practical skills and responses for many crisis counselling situations. On completion of this course students may re-enrol and complete two further modules to gain the Diploma in Counselling. Course Contents in brief: Module One ? 10 lessons ? Active Listening ? Defining Counselling ? Counsellor : Personal Qualities ? Counsellor : Self Awareness ? Exploration Skills ? Understanding Skills ? Action Skills ? Demonstrating Counselling ? Confidentiality ? Supervision & Referrals Module Two ? 10 lessons ? The Crisis Counsellor ? Family Crisis ? Divorce Issues ? Morality and Counselling ? Drug & Alcohol Abuse and Sexual Abuse ? Counselling Depressed Clients ? Issues of Suicide ? Issues of Homosexuality ? Death & Grief Counselling ? Detection of Mental Illness 20 lessons + 2 Video CD-ROMs + 1 Audio CD-ROM + 10 tutor marked assignments.

The Institute of Counselling was founded in 1985 as a Christian based, not for profit independent educational body. It is committed to promoting pastoral care throughout the services it provides. The Aims of the Institute of Counselling are: (a) to promote the training and development of counselling skills, (b) to provide opportunities for continuing professional development, (c) to produce and...

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