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Certificate in Developing Skills in Grief and Bereavement Counselling

Why take this course?

This course is aimed at those who wish to build on their knowledge and skills in this particular area of counselling. It will not ony aid appreciation and understanding of the feelings people have in working through their grief but also techniques which the counsellor may use in helping the person move forward with their life.

Learning Method
On-line/Distance Learning

Course Details

Course Number: 500
Course Fee: £299.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £80.00 (0% APR), followed by 3 monthly payments of £73.00
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Course Content
This single module course provides a comprehensive overview of Grief and Bereavement Counselling supplemented by short practical exercises and printed case study assignments. It is designed to be completed within 6 months of part-time study, although support may be provided for up to 12 months.

Example Topics covered include looking at:
  • attitudes towards death
  • the individual nature of grief
  • stages of grief and other grief models
  • grieving rituals
  • the role of the bereavement counsellor
  • a child and adolescent view of death
  • the principal components of grief
  • complicated grief
  • counselling the dying
  • ending long term counselling

Materials supplied with this course
The course materials consist of 10 lessons and 5 tutor marked assignments, supplemented with suggested background reading.

Linkages to other courses
The certificate serves as a module within the Institutes Diploma in Counselling (Course 4000). Additionally should you wish credit rating you may wish to consider Course GCU2 which is part of the 5000N Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling.

Credit Rating or CPD
In addition to the Institute course certificate successful candidates will be awarded a certificate of CPD. If you require academic credit rating you may wish to consider our course Grief & Bereavement Counselling (GCU 2) which is part of our course Diploma In Clinical and Pastoral Counselling (5000N) but can be taken as a separate certificate by those with previous counselling experience.

Course Fee - £299.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £80.00,
followed by 3 monthly payments of £73.00

Student Reviews
Great Addition to my Studies
I wanted to complete a Diploma as I needed the full Diploma title for University to complete my Degree. This certificate has started me on the path of doing just that. I have studied a number of courses in the past 12 months at the Institute and would 100 percent recommend this to anyone who is starting out on their counselling training.
Robert Winstanley - Manchester
Submitted 4577 days ago
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