If you’d like to take your career further, a Graduate Certificate from JNI could be for you. In just six months this nationally recognised course will give you the training you’ll need to work as a counsellor in fields such as youth work, family support and conflict resolution.
You will work with highly regarded experts in the field and will have the opportunity to undertake to develop plenty of practical experience.
Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Meets Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia training standards.
Undergraduate degree or Diploma / Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree, plus relevant professional experience.
NSW - Sydney
Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.
Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.
Six start dates per year.
Jansen Newman Institute (JNI) provides flexible, industry-based training in counselling and psychotherapy.
The college has a strong reputation in the industry for producing highly competent graduates.
Jansen Newman Institute courses feature:
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The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including whether you are an Australian resident or your chosen payment option. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Applicants must have either:
* Related fields include psychology, social work, teaching, nursing, welfare, counselling, rehabilitation counselling or behavioural sciences.
Become trained in:
The unit introduces you to the field of developmental psychology and explores why people do what they do, and what drives or motivates human behaviour.
You will examine the key life stages of birth, early and later childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, mid-life, ageing and death in their social and cultural contexts. The unit also examines the role of families and communities in supporting healthy development.
You are required to explore an eclectic approach to theories, modalities and practice skills and this unit of study sets the foundation for this work. In this unit, you are introduced to a selection of influential counselling theories, including:
You will participate in different experiential learning scenarios to develop your understanding of the range of counselling interventions available to you from each of the counselling theories presented. This unit also establishes a firm foundation for the concepts and techniques developed in later units.
This unit explores the nature of interpersonal communication in its many guises with a survey of the different communication channels and barriers to effective communication. You will be required to consider the role of self and culture in interpersonal communication, and the part that perception, listening and reflection play. You will also be given the opportunity to examine how different types of relationships (family, work, personal) can be enhanced through more effective communication.
This unit will provide you with the opportunity to explore the ethical and moral issues that arise when working as a professional in a therapeutic context. You will be expected to engage with the topic to such a level that you can articulate your ethical position and what you consider to be moral behaviour in the therapeutic relationship. Professional standards for counsellors and counselling practice will be identified and implications for professional practice determined.
Jansen Newman Institute offers a comprehensive support for all students.
You will receive one-on-one support to help you establish goals, create study plans and develop sound study skills.
This Graduate Certificate of Counselling has been designed to specifically address the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) training standards.