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Grief & Bereavement Counselling- Glasgow Caledonian University Credit Rated

Why take this course?

If you are presently in nursing, social work or one of the other caring professions and want to develop your career by gaining an additional qualification or upgrading an existing one, this course will be of major interest. It is subject specific and enhances current counselling knowledge by identifying the main requirements when counselling in the area of grief and bereavement.

You might, for instance, be a non-graduate first level nurse seeking to upgrade to degree level by studying for additional credits, which can include modules from the Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling.

This course is not suitable unless there is prior knowledge/experience of foundation counselling skills

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Learning Method

On-Line/Distance Learning


Course Details

Course Number: GCU 2
Course Fee: £328.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £82.00 (0% APR), followed by 3 monthly payments of £82.00
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Course Info
Course Content
  • comparison of the main theories of bereavement counselling
  • demonstration of skills when helping bereaved clients
  • identification of bereavement problems and issues
  • demonstration of counselling skills and pastoral care
  • evaluation of the potential of the workplace setting to help bereaved clients

Materials supplied with this course
The course materials includes comprehensive course notes (knowledge and practice), and consist of 6 Units, 12 practice portfolio activities and 2 tutor marked assignments, supplemented with suggested background reading. The main learning resource is the learning pack supplemented by directed reading and case studies. Assignments include essays and analyses of case studies for subsequent discussion with tutors who will give constructive feedback.

Competency Portfolio
Students will be supported by a work- based mentor or colleague in developing a competency portfolio of their counselling skills.

Linkages to other courses
The certificate serves as one of the 4 modules making up of the Institutes Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling (Course 5000N).

This course is accredited by the ACCPH. The ACCPH are an independent professional body and register.

Credit Rated or CPD

The Grief & Bereavement Counselling is university credit rated by Glasgow Caledonian University with 30 SCQF level 9 (3rd year BA/BSc level) credit points. In addition to the course certificate successful candidates will be provided with a confirmation of credit points letter.  

Course fee (Course Fee Reduced from £438 - £328)
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £82.00,
followed by 3 monthly payments of £82.00

Although savings are possible if you are eligible and wish to enrol in 2 or more Modules.

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