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Get Life Skills Coaching - Advanced, Mental Health and Social Care, Counselling Skills, Depression Management, and Counselling Skills Advanced in this Bundle

1. Life Skills Coaching - Advanced: Gain Competence In Life Skills Coaching

The Advanced Life Skills Coaching Certificate course is designed as a complete professional training package, incorporating a full range of therapeutic models in a complete holistic Life Skills Coaching programme.

The student will gain competence in modalities including; Basic Counselling, Psychoanalysis, CBT, Coaching, Advanced Coaching, Basic NLP and Self Hypnosis. These are all combined with the knowledge of how to work with support networks and other professionals, a well as how to set up in professional practice.

Extensive use of case studies is combined with examination of specific application topics (such as stress, anger, smoking and emotional issues) so that the student will gain knowledge of how to apply skills to a range of typical client presentations and issues. The course is designed to enable the student to adhere to the existing National Occupational Standards for Counselling.

2. Mental Health and Social Care: Learn The Basic Values And Principles Underlying Anti-Mentalist Practice

By the end of this course you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic values and principles underlying anti-mentalist practice.

This course aims to enable you to critically appraise the major existing theories, models and treatment methods in this field and to critically evaluate the social model of mental health.

You will also be able to promote the users' perspective in mental health services, showing awareness of how to manage areas of conflict.

3. Counselling Skills: Learn How To Help Individuals Find Their Own Answers

Counselling is essentially a lively, human and personal experience between two people. Therefore, it is a process which requires commitment of time and effort from both parties.

The aim is for the counsellor to help the client find their own answers and to become more in charge of their lives rather than less so; to be able to live their own life rather than be lived by it.

4. Depression Management: Learn A Straightforward Coping Strategy For Helping Others

It is one of the most distressing and commonly occurring disorders. It is easily diagnosed yet, though eminently treatable many sufferers never receive any adequate therapy whatsoever; it is depression.

About Depression Management

This depression management course offers the student a straightforward coping strategy for helping the client, family member or friend to work through and/or cope with depression. Included is a discussion of the common signs of depression and an explanation as to why so many individuals are prone to feeling depressed.

5. Counselling Skills Advanced: Teach A Person How To Clarify Their Thoughts And Feelings

Counselling can enable a person to clarify their thoughts and feelings in order that they might arrive at their own decisions and even comfortably initiate major changes in their lives."

There is a real danger that counselling is losing touch with its roots as, on an ever increasing level, counsellors are working on a long-term basis with clients who are severely disturbed. Counselling was never intended for such a field but was originally developed for those persons who had vocational or educational problems, those with life crises and those who wished to explore and develop further.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  3. Study as many courses as you want
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of  each course assessment, you will receive a certificate per course. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

The Life Skills Coaching - Advanced Online 5 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate in Life Skills Coaching - Advanced Online Course

What is Life Coaching

  • What to expect from the course
  • What is coaching
  • What are lifeskills
  • What elements of therapy are contained within life coaching

What do clients usually want from Life Coaching?

  • Typical presenting clients
  • Typical presented problems
  • Typical presented goals
  • Dealing with personal prejudices and opinions

Surface life coaching versus holistic life coaching?

  • Behavioural therapy approach and rapid intervention
  • Holistic theory and cycles of change
  • Clients with deeper issues wanting only surface change
  • Ethics of eliciting deeper change

Common misconceptions and errors

  • Errors made by practitioners
  • Mistaken beliefs about coaching
  • Examining the role of the life coach

Areas and levels of change

  • The different levels of life (looking at different models)
  • Expectations from areas of life
  • Imbalances in levels of life
  • Dissonance between surface needs and driving needs

Counselling Skills

  • What is counselling
  • National Occupational Standards for Counselling

Counselling Skills continued

  • Open questioning
  • Basic methods (reflection, reframing, summary, challenge)
  • Common errors
  • Balancing listening and assessment
  • Common models of counselling (Egan, Nelson etc.)

Basic Coaching Skills

  • Determining validity of goals
  • Determining ecology of goals
  • Three stages of goal setting
  • Working through the process
  • Case study

Advanced Coaching Skills

  • Specialised Coaching techniques

Coaching the client in relaxation techniques

  • Teaching basic relaxation methods, introduction
  • Is it meditation or self hypnosis?
  • Models of visualisation
  • Models of personal affirmations
  • Safety Precautions with teaching aids e.g. tapes

Coaching the client in altered states

  • Is it self hypnosis or NLP?
  • Eliciting different states of relaxation, concentration, elation
  • Choosing emotional states and ensuring ecology
  • Anchoring emotional and physical states at will
  • Performing exercises with the client
  • Ensuring the client can continue to adapt and expand
  • Training aids: Log book, handouts, tapes etc.
  • Recommended books and topics to read

Coaching the client in Behavioural change

  • Safety, fears, ecology and good practice
  • Image manipulation
  • Advanced use of anchoring
  • Affirmations in relaxed state
  • Affirmations in waking state)

Coaching the Client in advanced behavioural changes

  • Using principles of CBT
  • CBT principles with the client
  • CBT as homework
  • Self analysis using CBT

CBT continued (Part II: Toxic thoughts)

Basic Psychoanalysis theory and useful techniques

  • Analysis in coaching
  • Topic association method

Referral and working with other practitioners

  • Knowing when the case is too complex
  • Referral to other practitioners
  • Protecting yourself
  • Professional clients “the heart sick”
  • Cooperating with other practitioners
  • Cooperating with Medical Doctors

Emotional issues and case studies

  • Confidence
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Image
  • Behavioural versus holistic
  • Case study

Deeper emotional issues and case studies

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Phobias and Fears
  • Ensuring appropriate advertising, referral and practice
  • Case study

Weight Loss and Control

  • Lifestyle issues
  • Assisting the client in choosing a diet plan
  • Assisting the client in choosing an exercise plan
  • Boundaries of the life coach in weight loss advice
  • Ensuring appropriate advertising and practice
  • Case study

Stop Smoking Coaching

  • Lifestyle issues
  • Positive versus negative methods
  • Visualisation methods
  • Motivational counselling methods
  • Self help techniques
  • Learning aids e.g. tapes and handouts
  • Case study

Performance Coaching

  • Common types of performance coaching
  • Sports performance coaching
  • Business performance coaching
  • Public speaking coaching
  • Boundaries of the life coach in performance coaching
  • Case study

Faith and Spiritual issues

  • Common types
  • What is spiritual and what is faith?
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Abuse
  • Religious imposition
  • Fear of the future
  • Supporting without converting
  • Working within existing faith models
  • Case study

Anger and Stress Management Coaching

  • Safety concerns, confidentiality and referral
  • Addressing lifestyle issues
  • Relaxation therapy
  • Nutrition issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Underlying causes
  • Behavioural change
  • Working with other professionals
  • Case study

Working with couples or groups

  • Typical presented issues
  • Initial meeting and planning response
  • Facilitating discussions
  • Homework and agreements
  • When to refer and working alongside other professionals

Non-Specific Issues

  • Common presentations
  • Feeling lost
  • Not happy despite having everything
  • The survivor with no time to live
  • The person in imbalance
  • Tracking the feelings and memories
  • Using advanced anchoring for changing remembered emotions
  • Combining anchoring with inner child methods
  • Working with service users (clients) of state agencies
  • Case study

Professional Practice and Responsibilities

  • Preparing for practice, what you need
  • Principles of informed consent and contracts / agreement
  • Providing information in appropriate formats for the learner
  • Dissemination of information from sources of authority
  • Creating your own learning materials
  • Advertising
  • Registration and Insurance
  • NOS National Occupational Standards
  • Confidentiality and ethics
  • What you may or may not call yourself
  • Importance of Ongoing Professional Development and supervision
  • Other topics of training to support your career
  • Looking after yourself and your loved ones

Course 2 - Certificate in Mental Health and Social Care Online Course

Stakeholders and Their Influence

  • Stakeholders
  • Attitudes to Mental Ill Health
  • The Media
  • Stigma
  • Social Work and Discrimination
  • Race and Mental Health
  • Gender and Mental Health
  • The Medical Classification of Mental Illness

Understanding Models of Mental Ill Health

  • Concepts of Mental Health and Mental Ill Health
  • Models of Mental Ill Health
  • The Psychodynamic Model
  • The Behavioural Model
  • The Cognitive Model
  • The Social Model
  • The Medical Model
  • The Stress-Vulnerability Model
  • Models of Mental Ill Health
  • Accepting Voices

Mental Health Policy and Legislation

  • Historical Overview
  • The Beginning of Segregation and the First Wave of Asylums
  • The Influence of Shell-Shock in World War One
  • The Second World War and Its Aftermath
  • Moving Towards Hospital Closure
  • Current Policy Directions
  • Social Inclusion
  • Concerns About the Updated CPA
  • The Reform of the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Care Vs Control – Right and Risks

Social Work in Community Mental Health Terms

  • The Development of Multi-Disciplinary Community Mental Health Teams
  • The Structure and Organisation of Multi-Disciplinary Teams
  • Improving Multi-Disciplinary Working
  • The Role of the Mental Health Social Worker
  • Generic Mental Health Workers V Discreet Professions

Treatments and Interventions

  • Physical Treatments
  • Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  • Self Management Techniques
  • Social Interventions
  • Social Role Valorisation (A Model for Addressing Labelling)

Service User Participation

  • Service User Participation
  • The Service User Movement
  • Advocacy Services

Course 3 - Certificate in Counselling Skills Online Course

Introduction To Counselling

  • Understand The Basic Concept Of Counselling.
  • The Role Of The Counsellor In The Counselling Environment.
  • The Role Of Active Listening In The Counselling Environment And The Skills That Are Involved With It.
  • Definition Of Counselling
  • Introduction
  • Listening Skills

Basic Interview Skills

  • Attend
  • Question
  • Clarify
  • Paraphrase
  • Empathic Understanding
  • Genuineness
  • Acceptance
  • Explore - Understand - Act
  • In The Exploration Stage
  • The Second Stage
  • In The Third And Final Stage

The Counselling Relationship

  • The Importance Of Empathy And Its Importance For Building Relationships.
  • What Is Meant By Trial And Error.
  • Useful Motivational Skills.
  • Factors That Make The Best Counsellors.
  • Empathy
  • Trial And Error

Motivational Skills

  • The Role Of The Counsellor In Understanding The Client’S Motivational Levels.
  • The Questions A Counsellor Can Use To Explicit Self Motivating Statements From The Client.
  • The Counsellors’ Roadblocks To Communication.
  • Express Empathy
  • Develop Discrepancy
  • Avoid Arguing
  • Roll With Resistance
  • Support Self-Efficacy
  • Eliciting Phase Skills
  • Ask Open-Ended Questions
  • Listen Attentively And Paraphrase
  • Empathise
  • Summarise Periodically
  • Types Of Self-Motivational Statements
  • Questions To Elicit Self-Motivating Statements
  • Exploring Concerns
  • Roadblocks To Communication

Grief And Bereavement

  • Grief And Bereavement Listing The Different Forms/Reactions To Grief.
  • The Person’S Feeling In The Time Of Grief In Either Normal Or Violent Circumstances.
  • The Importance Of How Grief And The Grieving Person Should Be Managed.
  • Typically Normal Grief
  • Chronic Grief
  • Inhibited Grief
  • Delayed Grief
  • Grief Versus Depression
  • The Psychodynamics Of Grief
  • Management Of Grief

Stress, Anxiety And Depression

  • The Two Categories That Stress Symptoms May Be Divided Into.
  • The Issues Of Depression As Well As What Symptoms May Manifest From The Illness.
  • How Negative Thinking May Be Turned Into Positivity Leading Onto Restoring Self-Esteem Of The Depressed Client.
  • Causes Of Stress
  • Symptoms Of Stress
  • Treatment Of Stress
  • Issues Of Depression
  • Signs Of Depression
  • Self Talk
  • Negative To Positive
  • Stopping Faulty Habits
  • Restoring Self-Esteem

Course 4 - Certificate in Depression Management Online Course

Introduction

  • Somatisation
  • Experimental aspect
  • Cognitive aspect
  • Behavioural aspect
  • Physical symptoms of depression
  • Psychological symptoms

What is Depression?

  • The Neuroses
  • Symptoms associated with anxiety neurosis
  • Neurotic depression
  • Circular Manic-Depressive Psychosis

The Causes of Depression

  • Psychoanalytic theories of depression

Depression in Females

  • PMT
  • Affects three quarters of all women
  • Malfunction in production of hormones during menstrual cycle
  • Biological theories:
  • Environmental theories:
  • Depression affects
  • Menstrual cycle
  • Symptoms
  • Consequences of PMT

PND

  • Psychological disease following childbirth
  • Baby-blues
  • PND signs
  • Contributing factors
  • Puerperal psychosis

Methods of Therapy

Course 5 - Certificate in Counselling Skills Advanced Online Course

Course Introduction – Philosophy and Design

  • Counsellors work on a long term basis with severely disturbed clients
  • Research is important
  • Difficulties a counsellor may be confronted with:
  • ‘Non-directive’ approach to therapy

Effective Communication

  • Purpose of Communication
  • Body Language

Motivational Interview and Dynamics of Recovery

  • Stages of Change
  • Not interested in changing a risky lifestyle
  • Thinking about change:
  • Preparing to change
  • Making changes
  • Maintaining change
  • Relapsing
  • Express empathy
  • Avoid arguing
  • Support self-efficacy
  • Eliciting phase skills

Dealing with Denial

  • Denial
  • Development of denial
  • Psychotic mechanisms
  • Immature mechanisms
  • Neurotic mechanisms
  • Displacement (conversion, phobias, wit)
  • Mature mechanisms
  • Pathological denial
  • Alcoholic denial
  • Caring and confrontation

Working with the Family

  • Open system
  • Closed system
  • Balance
  • Diagnostic interview
  • Substance abuse of an adolescent
  • Family intervention

Marital Counselling

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Get Life Skills Coaching - Advanced, Mental Health and Social Care, Counselling Skills, Depression Management, and Counselling Skills Advanced in this Bundle

1. Life Skills Coaching - Advanced: Gain Competence In Life Skills Coaching

The Advanced Life Skills Coaching Certificate course is designed as a complete professional training package, incorporating a full range of therapeutic models in a complete holistic Life Skills Coaching programme.

The student will gain competence in modalities including; Basic Counselling, Psychoanalysis, CBT, Coaching, Advanced Coaching, Basic NLP and Self Hypnosis. These are all combined with the knowledge of how to work with support networks and other professionals, a well as how to set up in professional practice.

Extensive use of case studies is combined with examination of specific application topics (such as stress, anger, smoking and emotional issues) so that the student will gain knowledge of how to apply skills to a range of typical client presentations and issues. The course is designed to enable the student to adhere to the existing National Occupational Standards for Counselling.

2. Mental Health and Social Care: Learn The Basic Values And Principles Underlying Anti-Mentalist Practice

By the end of this course you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic values and principles underlying anti-mentalist practice.

This course aims to enable you to critically appraise the major existing theories, models and treatment methods in this field and to critically evaluate the social model of mental health.

You will also be able to promote the users' perspective in mental health services, showing awareness of how to manage areas of conflict.

3. Counselling Skills: Learn How To Help Individuals Find Their Own Answers

Counselling is essentially a lively, human and personal experience between two people. Therefore, it is a process which requires commitment of time and effort from both parties.

The aim is for the counsellor to help the client find their own answers and to become more in charge of their lives rather than less so; to be able to live their own life rather than be lived by it.

4. Depression Management: Learn A Straightforward Coping Strategy For Helping Others

It is one of the most distressing and commonly occurring disorders. It is easily diagnosed yet, though eminently treatable many sufferers never receive any adequate therapy whatsoever; it is depression.

About Depression Management

This depression management course offers the student a straightforward coping strategy for helping the client, family member or friend to work through and/or cope with depression. Included is a discussion of the common signs of depression and an explanation as to why so many individuals are prone to feeling depressed.

5. Counselling Skills Advanced: Teach A Person How To Clarify Their Thoughts And Feelings

Counselling can enable a person to clarify their thoughts and feelings in order that they might arrive at their own decisions and even comfortably initiate major changes in their lives."

There is a real danger that counselling is losing touch with its roots as, on an ever increasing level, counsellors are working on a long-term basis with clients who are severely disturbed. Counselling was never intended for such a field but was originally developed for those persons who had vocational or educational problems, those with life crises and those who wished to explore and develop further.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  3. Study as many courses as you want
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of  each course assessment, you will receive a certificate per course. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

The Life Skills Coaching - Advanced Online 5 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate in Life Skills Coaching - Advanced Online Course

What is Life Coaching

  • What to expect from the course
  • What is coaching
  • What are lifeskills
  • What elements of therapy are contained within life coaching

What do clients usually want from Life Coaching?

  • Typical presenting clients
  • Typical presented problems
  • Typical presented goals
  • Dealing with personal prejudices and opinions

Surface life coaching versus holistic life coaching?

  • Behavioural therapy approach and rapid intervention
  • Holistic theory and cycles of change
  • Clients with deeper issues wanting only surface change
  • Ethics of eliciting deeper change

Common misconceptions and errors

  • Errors made by practitioners
  • Mistaken beliefs about coaching
  • Examining the role of the life coach

Areas and levels of change

  • The different levels of life (looking at different models)
  • Expectations from areas of life
  • Imbalances in levels of life
  • Dissonance between surface needs and driving needs

Counselling Skills

  • What is counselling
  • National Occupational Standards for Counselling

Counselling Skills continued

  • Open questioning
  • Basic methods (reflection, reframing, summary, challenge)
  • Common errors
  • Balancing listening and assessment
  • Common models of counselling (Egan, Nelson etc.)

Basic Coaching Skills

  • Determining validity of goals
  • Determining ecology of goals
  • Three stages of goal setting
  • Working through the process
  • Case study

Advanced Coaching Skills

  • Specialised Coaching techniques

Coaching the client in relaxation techniques

  • Teaching basic relaxation methods, introduction
  • Is it meditation or self hypnosis?
  • Models of visualisation
  • Models of personal affirmations
  • Safety Precautions with teaching aids e.g. tapes

Coaching the client in altered states

  • Is it self hypnosis or NLP?
  • Eliciting different states of relaxation, concentration, elation
  • Choosing emotional states and ensuring ecology
  • Anchoring emotional and physical states at will
  • Performing exercises with the client
  • Ensuring the client can continue to adapt and expand
  • Training aids: Log book, handouts, tapes etc.
  • Recommended books and topics to read

Coaching the client in Behavioural change

  • Safety, fears, ecology and good practice
  • Image manipulation
  • Advanced use of anchoring
  • Affirmations in relaxed state
  • Affirmations in waking state)

Coaching the Client in advanced behavioural changes

  • Using principles of CBT
  • CBT principles with the client
  • CBT as homework
  • Self analysis using CBT

CBT continued (Part II: Toxic thoughts)

Basic Psychoanalysis theory and useful techniques

  • Analysis in coaching
  • Topic association method

Referral and working with other practitioners

  • Knowing when the case is too complex
  • Referral to other practitioners
  • Protecting yourself
  • Professional clients “the heart sick”
  • Cooperating with other practitioners
  • Cooperating with Medical Doctors

Emotional issues and case studies

  • Confidence
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Image
  • Behavioural versus holistic
  • Case study

Deeper emotional issues and case studies

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Phobias and Fears
  • Ensuring appropriate advertising, referral and practice
  • Case study

Weight Loss and Control

  • Lifestyle issues
  • Assisting the client in choosing a diet plan
  • Assisting the client in choosing an exercise plan
  • Boundaries of the life coach in weight loss advice
  • Ensuring appropriate advertising and practice
  • Case study

Stop Smoking Coaching

  • Lifestyle issues
  • Positive versus negative methods
  • Visualisation methods
  • Motivational counselling methods
  • Self help techniques
  • Learning aids e.g. tapes and handouts
  • Case study

Performance Coaching

  • Common types of performance coaching
  • Sports performance coaching
  • Business performance coaching
  • Public speaking coaching
  • Boundaries of the life coach in performance coaching
  • Case study

Faith and Spiritual issues

  • Common types
  • What is spiritual and what is faith?
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Abuse
  • Religious imposition
  • Fear of the future
  • Supporting without converting
  • Working within existing faith models
  • Case study

Anger and Stress Management Coaching

  • Safety concerns, confidentiality and referral
  • Addressing lifestyle issues
  • Relaxation therapy
  • Nutrition issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Underlying causes
  • Behavioural change
  • Working with other professionals
  • Case study

Working with couples or groups

  • Typical presented issues
  • Initial meeting and planning response
  • Facilitating discussions
  • Homework and agreements
  • When to refer and working alongside other professionals

Non-Specific Issues

  • Common presentations
  • Feeling lost
  • Not happy despite having everything
  • The survivor with no time to live
  • The person in imbalance
  • Tracking the feelings and memories
  • Using advanced anchoring for changing remembered emotions
  • Combining anchoring with inner child methods
  • Working with service users (clients) of state agencies
  • Case study

Professional Practice and Responsibilities

  • Preparing for practice, what you need
  • Principles of informed consent and contracts / agreement
  • Providing information in appropriate formats for the learner
  • Dissemination of information from sources of authority
  • Creating your own learning materials
  • Advertising
  • Registration and Insurance
  • NOS National Occupational Standards
  • Confidentiality and ethics
  • What you may or may not call yourself
  • Importance of Ongoing Professional Development and supervision
  • Other topics of training to support your career
  • Looking after yourself and your loved ones

Course 2 - Certificate in Mental Health and Social Care Online Course

Stakeholders and Their Influence

  • Stakeholders
  • Attitudes to Mental Ill Health
  • The Media
  • Stigma
  • Social Work and Discrimination
  • Race and Mental Health
  • Gender and Mental Health
  • The Medical Classification of Mental Illness

Understanding Models of Mental Ill Health

  • Concepts of Mental Health and Mental Ill Health
  • Models of Mental Ill Health
  • The Psychodynamic Model
  • The Behavioural Model
  • The Cognitive Model
  • The Social Model
  • The Medical Model
  • The Stress-Vulnerability Model
  • Models of Mental Ill Health
  • Accepting Voices

Mental Health Policy and Legislation

  • Historical Overview
  • The Beginning of Segregation and the First Wave of Asylums
  • The Influence of Shell-Shock in World War One
  • The Second World War and Its Aftermath
  • Moving Towards Hospital Closure
  • Current Policy Directions
  • Social Inclusion
  • Concerns About the Updated CPA
  • The Reform of the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Care Vs Control – Right and Risks

Social Work in Community Mental Health Terms

  • The Development of Multi-Disciplinary Community Mental Health Teams
  • The Structure and Organisation of Multi-Disciplinary Teams
  • Improving Multi-Disciplinary Working
  • The Role of the Mental Health Social Worker
  • Generic Mental Health Workers V Discreet Professions

Treatments and Interventions

  • Physical Treatments
  • Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  • Self Management Techniques
  • Social Interventions
  • Social Role Valorisation (A Model for Addressing Labelling)

Service User Participation

  • Service User Participation
  • The Service User Movement
  • Advocacy Services

Course 3 - Certificate in Counselling Skills Online Course

Introduction To Counselling

  • Understand The Basic Concept Of Counselling.
  • The Role Of The Counsellor In The Counselling Environment.
  • The Role Of Active Listening In The Counselling Environment And The Skills That Are Involved With It.
  • Definition Of Counselling
  • Introduction
  • Listening Skills

Basic Interview Skills

  • Attend
  • Question
  • Clarify
  • Paraphrase
  • Empathic Understanding
  • Genuineness
  • Acceptance
  • Explore - Understand - Act
  • In The Exploration Stage
  • The Second Stage
  • In The Third And Final Stage

The Counselling Relationship

  • The Importance Of Empathy And Its Importance For Building Relationships.
  • What Is Meant By Trial And Error.
  • Useful Motivational Skills.
  • Factors That Make The Best Counsellors.
  • Empathy
  • Trial And Error

Motivational Skills

  • The Role Of The Counsellor In Understanding The Client’S Motivational Levels.
  • The Questions A Counsellor Can Use To Explicit Self Motivating Statements From The Client.
  • The Counsellors’ Roadblocks To Communication.
  • Express Empathy
  • Develop Discrepancy
  • Avoid Arguing
  • Roll With Resistance
  • Support Self-Efficacy
  • Eliciting Phase Skills
  • Ask Open-Ended Questions
  • Listen Attentively And Paraphrase
  • Empathise
  • Summarise Periodically
  • Types Of Self-Motivational Statements
  • Questions To Elicit Self-Motivating Statements
  • Exploring Concerns
  • Roadblocks To Communication

Grief And Bereavement

  • Grief And Bereavement Listing The Different Forms/Reactions To Grief.
  • The Person’S Feeling In The Time Of Grief In Either Normal Or Violent Circumstances.
  • The Importance Of How Grief And The Grieving Person Should Be Managed.
  • Typically Normal Grief
  • Chronic Grief
  • Inhibited Grief
  • Delayed Grief
  • Grief Versus Depression
  • The Psychodynamics Of Grief
  • Management Of Grief

Stress, Anxiety And Depression

  • The Two Categories That Stress Symptoms May Be Divided Into.
  • The Issues Of Depression As Well As What Symptoms May Manifest From The Illness.
  • How Negative Thinking May Be Turned Into Positivity Leading Onto Restoring Self-Esteem Of The Depressed Client.
  • Causes Of Stress
  • Symptoms Of Stress
  • Treatment Of Stress
  • Issues Of Depression
  • Signs Of Depression
  • Self Talk
  • Negative To Positive
  • Stopping Faulty Habits
  • Restoring Self-Esteem

Course 4 - Certificate in Depression Management Online Course

Introduction

  • Somatisation
  • Experimental aspect
  • Cognitive aspect
  • Behavioural aspect
  • Physical symptoms of depression
  • Psychological symptoms

What is Depression?

  • The Neuroses
  • Symptoms associated with anxiety neurosis
  • Neurotic depression
  • Circular Manic-Depressive Psychosis

The Causes of Depression

  • Psychoanalytic theories of depression

Depression in Females

  • PMT
  • Affects three quarters of all women
  • Malfunction in production of hormones during menstrual cycle
  • Biological theories:
  • Environmental theories:
  • Depression affects
  • Menstrual cycle
  • Symptoms
  • Consequences of PMT

PND

  • Psychological disease following childbirth
  • Baby-blues
  • PND signs
  • Contributing factors
  • Puerperal psychosis

Methods of Therapy

Course 5 - Certificate in Counselling Skills Advanced Online Course

Course Introduction – Philosophy and Design

  • Counsellors work on a long term basis with severely disturbed clients
  • Research is important
  • Difficulties a counsellor may be confronted with:
  • ‘Non-directive’ approach to therapy

Effective Communication

  • Purpose of Communication
  • Body Language

Motivational Interview and Dynamics of Recovery

  • Stages of Change
  • Not interested in changing a risky lifestyle
  • Thinking about change:
  • Preparing to change
  • Making changes
  • Maintaining change
  • Relapsing
  • Express empathy
  • Avoid arguing
  • Support self-efficacy
  • Eliciting phase skills

Dealing with Denial

  • Denial
  • Development of denial
  • Psychotic mechanisms
  • Immature mechanisms
  • Neurotic mechanisms
  • Displacement (conversion, phobias, wit)
  • Mature mechanisms
  • Pathological denial
  • Alcoholic denial
  • Caring and confrontation

Working with the Family

  • Open system
  • Closed system
  • Balance
  • Diagnostic interview
  • Substance abuse of an adolescent
  • Family intervention

Marital Counselling

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 009OALSCAD5CB
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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