Counselling Skills – Grief and Loss

Duration

5 weeks, 1 evening per week

Schedule

Please 'Register your Interest' to be notified of more upcoming dates

Prerequisites

Introduction to Counselling

Successful completion of a Basic Counselling short course, or equivalent training.

Photo identification (including your date of birth).

What You Learn

How to help people who are grieving, including identifying the emotions accompanied with grief and loss, and what a person needs to do while going through them.

What You Get

Knowledge of the issues associated with grief and loss counselling and how to help people who have their own individual needs and risks.

Materials to Bring

Pen and notepaper.

Photo identification (including your date of birth).

Dress Code

Casual

Description

SKILLS FOR EMPATHY AND COMPASSION

Helping others deal with grief and loss

Learn more about the issues associated with grief and loss counselling and how to help people who have their own individual needs and risks.

Content

  • Death and dying

  • Children and grief

  • Adolescence and grief

  • Gender issues

  • Suicide issues

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours

  • A DHHS registered Disability Support Team

  • Koorie Liaison Officer

  • Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs

  • Library and Research Centre

  • Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery

  • Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy

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