Counseling training courses and schools
Cert.,MSc,M.Psy,MC programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees

Total 31 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in Australia.



West Coast Institute of Training

Training Centre/Campus: Perth, WA, Australia
Phone No.: 1300 134 881

Counselling (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to the skills and knowledge required for generic counselling work within a case management framework involving skills and knowledge in counselling, high level communication in a range of commonly used modalities, and referral.

You will develop skills that enable you to apply counselling therapies to address a range of client issues, to recognise and respond to individuals at risk and to work within a structured counselling framework and more.


RMIT Training

Training Centre/Campus: Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Phone No.: 03 9925 8111

Foundations of Practice with Families, Children and Adolescents

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The course will explore core theoretical frameworks and practical skills and strategies for working with people in a range of complex, oppressive situations and their impact on children, young people and families. It will consider a range of associated issues including: disability and mental health, alcohol and other substance misuses, domestic and family violence, poverty, homelessness. Theories and their practical applications to working with practice with families who live in poverty, with the pressure and crises of trauma, discrimination and other forms of oppression will be investigated.

Advanced Practice with Families, Children and Adolescents

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This course is designed to provide a range of intervention approaches to facilitating positive outcomes with families in complex situations. Theories and modes of intervention which will be investigated include: ?Politics of case management, casework, assessment processes ?Strength based approaches o narrative o solution focused o cognitive behavioural therapy �Worker care and supervision ?Risk management, ?Inter-agency and interdisciplinary partnerships ?Case management, supervision and debriefing.


Open Training and Education Network

Training Centre/Campus: Strathfield, NSW, Australia
Phone No.: 1300 362 346

Alcohol and Other Drugs (Certificate)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar  V



This qualification is for you if you want to work with a range of services and interventions for clients with alcohol and other drugs issues and/or to implement health promotion and community interventions. You will develop skills in basic Counselling, group work, assessment and case planning, and referral. You will also gain an understanding of the alcohol and drug sector.

Community Services (Alcohol & Other Drugs) (Diploma)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar  V

The Diploma of Community Services Work (Alcohol &, Other Drugs) is competency based and workplace focused. This course applies to workers providing services to clients in relation to alcohol and other drugs issues. The qualification:
?Includes counselling, referral, advocacy and education/health promotion services
?Requires high level specialist knowledge, skills and competencies especially in regard to laws affecting clients, the range of services available to them and health issues related to alcohol and drug use and misuse.


Australian College of Applied Psychology

Training Centres/Campuses: Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, , Australia
Phone No.: 1800 061 199

Family and Relationship Counselling

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring  V

This unit provides a basic conceptual framework, counselling skills and approaches for working with couples with families. The unit builds upon the individual client focus of Counselling Skills and Counselling Methods.

You are expected to integrate skills already acquired with the particular demands of working with couples and families within your workplace role.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:
? adopt a family relationship framework, which entails an understanding of the similarities and differences between individual counselling and family and relationship counselling

? identify and summarise the main theoretical approaches to family and relationship counselling

? apply principles of systemic theory to family and relationship counselling

? recognise the common issues presented for family and relationship counselling, as distinct from individual counsel... [Read More]

Crisis and Trauma Counselling

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring  V

This is an elective unit that explores the issues involved in counselling people who have experienced situations of crisis and trauma. The unit provides the student with the knowledge and skills for the effective intervention and management of crisis, and introduces the student to the trauma cycle and the associated behaviours and emotional responses that victims of trauma experience. The student is made aware of the difference between crisis and trauma, and the types of intervention strategies that each requires. The unit explores the physiological and psychological reactions to crisis and trauma, critical incident stress debriefing, post-traumatic stress disorder, the effects of trauma caused by disaster, and the impact of trauma on children, adolescents, adults and the elderly. The student studies the ways in which counselling may assist clients and facilitate the effective management of their behaviour and emotional responses. The student is taught how to appropriately as... [Read More]

Career Counselling and Assessment

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring  V

On completion of this unit students should be able to:
? describe the context and environment of career counselling

? identity the processes and techniques used in career counselling

? describe major theoretical perspectives on career counselling

? explain influences on career choice and decision-making

? evaluate career counselling assessment instruments

? use professional and ethical client assessment methods

? describe the current major work search, application, and interviewing approaches

? describe the uses of technology in career counselling assessment

? develop a professional library of career counselling resources and a referral network


Unit content
? Contexts and Processes of Career Counselling

? Theories of Career Counselling

? Career Counselling Stages and Techniques

? Client Barriers to Movin... [Read More]

Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselling

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

By completion of this unit students should be able to:
? use the terminology appropriately and understand and apply the concepts of substance use, abuse and dependency to case studies

? explain the interactions between individual drug use and the social context

? develop specific assessment and referral skills for working effectively with clients who present with substance use, abuse and dependency issues

? identify the major treatment options available in the field and their evidence base

? match treatment options to individual needs

? analyse the impact on families of substance use, abuse and dependency

? identify special needs groups and clients, including ATSI and CALD communities and develop evidence based interventions to meet their needs

? discuss current practice issues for substance use, abuse and dependency counsellors

? develop strategies for relapse prev... [Read More]


Murdoch University

Training Centre/Campus: Perth, WA, Australia
Phone No.: +61 (08) 9360 6000

Counselling (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Qualify as a professional counsellor and establish your counselling practice through our Master of Counselling course.

Delve further into the counselling relationship

We will help you gain a deep understanding of the counselling relationship through practical hands-on experience and through critical appraising of existing counselling literature. In your second year of training you will choose to either undertake a substantial research project addressing an issue in counselling theory or practice or complete your degree with additional coursework. This will involve advanced counselling skills including engaging challenging clients, working with people affected by trauma and grief and developing your creativity as a counselling professional round out your training.

You are encouraged to work with an independent Counsellor as part of your personal and professional development. This will help prepare you for the role of Counsellor in several ways particularly... [Read More]


Griffith University

Training Centres/Campuses: Gold Coast, Logan, Brisbane, , Australia
Phone No.: +61 7 5552 8800

Genetic Counselling (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This program provides students with eligibility for professional careers in clinical genetics services in medical and public health centres. This is an applied program to meet the needs of people who are, or will be, working in genetic counselling. The program aims to facilitate the acquisition of knowledge and skills in genetics and counselling (at both the theoretical and practical levels), as well as the development of reflective, ethical practice as appropriate for this field.

The program rests upon the principle of empowerment of people to make informed decisions and choices regarding issues that arise from genetic conditions.


Queensland University of Technology

Training Centre/Campus: Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Phone No.: +61 7 3138 2000

Counselling (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This course offers professionals advanced skills in counselling therapy. The techniques can be applied to a number of industries, and students in this program have come from nursing, education, community arts, justice, human service, and other allied health backgrounds.

During this program you will develop individual, group, and family therapy techniques. The program provides the opportunity to learn about a range of collaborative frameworks in solution focused, narrative, reflecting teams, and brief therapies. Graduates are able to apply their own interpersonal counselling ‘tool kit?to support the wellbeing of clients in a number of contexts relevant to their profession.

It is a practice-based program that includes a year of supervised clinical practice in the Psychology and Counselling Clinic. We are one of the only universities in Australia to offer students such extensive experience.

The course is ideal for professionals working full-time, as it i... [Read More]


Diversitat Training

Training Centre/Campus: Geelong, VIC, Australia
Phone No.: 03 5224 2329

Certificate IV in Youth Work

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

This qualification covers workers who develop and co-ordinate programs for young people through a range of community-based programs designed to address the social, behavioural, health, welfare, developmental and protection needs of young people.


Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE

Training Centres/Campuses: Charleville, Chinchilla, Dalby, Kingaroy, Roma, Stanthorpe, Toowoomba, Warwick, QLD, Australia
Phone No.: 07 4694 1600

Diploma of Counselling

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

Undertake generic counselling work within a case management framework.

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