Basic Counselling and Interviewing Methods

COURSE INFORMATION:

Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Textbook: Counselling Skills For Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors, McGraw Hill by Dawn Freshwater

Course Fees: $975.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 65 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education
Registration: Nativetc.com



COURSE OVERVIEW

In this course the student will be exposed to broad overview of counselling skills and theory that students can use to respond effectively and responsibly to client needs. Students will learn how to help clients make decisions about behavioural change. Additionally, this course will cover the importance of communication, how to understand and use the process of communication, and how to manage conflict. This course provides the students with an introduction to the basic theory and skills which are necessary for effective interviewing and counselling. A micro skills approach to intentional counselling will be taken.


TRAINING LOCATIONS

North Bay Campus or Online – www.nativetc.com


Part 1: Differentiate between interviewing, counselling and psychotherapy
Part 2: Describe factors which need to be considered during the pre-interview stage
Part 3: Examine the process of attending behaviour
Part 4: Demonstrate the ability to utilize various communication strategies during the interview process
Part 5: Identify core counselling models, counselling tools and the core values of counselling

Skill Competencies: Employ strategies to plan, implement and evaluate services and programs in response to identified needs and goals of older adults. Demonstrate functioning effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and provision of relevant services and programs for older adults. Demonstrate recording information accurately and communicating effectively in oral, written and electronic format in adherence to privacy and freedom of information. Practice the steps to establish and maintain helping relationships which adhere to professional, legal and ethical standards.

Knowledge Competencies: List the steps required to plan, implement and evaluate services and programs in response to identified needs and goals of older adults. Describe the essential elements of functioning effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and provision of relevant services and programs for older adults. Recall the steps in recording information accurately and communicating effectively in oral, written and electronic format in adherence to privacy and freedom of information. Outline the steps to establish and maintain helping relationships which adhere to professional, legal and ethical standards.