Certificate in Youth Counselling
The Certificate in Youth Counselling part-time course is registered with the Committee for Private Education (CPE)
The course is organised and awarded by the Executive Counselling and Training Academy
This is a standalone course offers learners an opportunity to acquire and develop competencies to counsel youths (adolescents).
Topic 1: Establishing Rapport and Counselling Relationship with Youth
Topic 2: Micro-Skills in Youth Counselling
Topic 3: Interventions and Problem-Solving Skills in Youth Counselling
Topic 4: An Overview of Common Mental Health Conditions in Youth
Topic 5: Ethics and Legal Issues in Youth Counselling
The course equips learners with competencies to provide mental and emotional support to youths (adolescents). It is suitable for participants already working in youth-oriented settings and communities as educators, para-counsellors, social workers, mentors, facilitators, administrators, etc, or those who wish to work in such settings and communities. The content covered will help learners better appreciate the psycho-emotional and psycho-social context of youth counselling, build rapport, facilitate problem-solving, and be aware of ethical and legal considerations when attending to this demographic.
Lectures in this part-time course are facilitated by experienced clinical practitioners registered with the Committee for Private Education.
This part-time course comprises 84 contact hours over the course of three months. Lectures are usually conducted two days per week: one weekday evening and occasionally a full Saturday. (Schedule may be subject to revision)
Duration: Part-time, 3 months
(All fees may be subject to revision)
(All fees stated above are inclusive of GST)
• GCE ‘O’ Level Certificate or its equivalent, with a pass in English Language
• Proficient in verbal and written communication in English
• At least 21 years of age
1 Written Assessment
1 Live Assessment
1 Multiple Choice Questions (Online Assessment)
1 Case Study
1 Journal Submission
Students must fulfil the following requirements to earn the Certificate in Youth Counselling, awarded by the Executive Counselling and Training Academy:
1. Complete and submit all assignments.
2. Attend a minimum of 90% of contact hours.
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