Introduction to Relationship Counselling Online Short Course

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Learn the Fundamentals of Relationship Counselling Is there a particular relationship in your life that you are looking to enrich or heal? Perhaps it's your marriage, your relationship with your children, or your dealings with your boss and co-workers. Maybe you are interested in growth in your social life or you want to become better at interacting with other people? Or maybe you're a helper -- a professional counsellor, manager, teacher, or even a concerned friend -- in need of skills to assist the people in your care. Whether you're looking for learning to apply in your personal life, or techniques to use as you assist others, the Introduction to Relationship Counselling course has something for you. By the end of this course, you will be able to: Understand relationships Understand the relationship counselling process Understand how a relationship counselling practice operates Perform self analysis Learn & impliment the power of verbal and non-verbal communication  Understand healthy relationships and how to improve those that are unhealthy Understand how a counseller can benefit troubled relationships Learn communication techniques and concepts to improve relationships Course Fast Facts: Easy to follow and understand Only 8 to 12 hours of study is required Unlimited, lifetime access to online course Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time Certificate of completion provided at completion How to study online course? Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent to you with your URL login address and your password (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. The course is easy to follow and understand. All students who complete the...

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Requirements: 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. Minimum age Minimum age of 16 years. If you are under 18 your application must be signed by a parent or guardian. Computer requirements Students will need access to a computer and the internet. Minimum specifications for the computer are: ...


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What you'll learn on the course

Relationship Counselling
Communication Training
Verbal Communication
Skills and Training

Course programme

Section One: Introduction to Relationships

  • Getting Started
  • No man is an Island
  • The myth of relationship
  • A lack of awareness
  • From the outside looking in
  • Relationship councelling defined
  • Who should go to relationship counselling
  • Counselling can benefit your relatationships
  • FAQs
  • Who can practice
  • Individuals vs. relationship counsellers
  • How is relationship counselling conducted
  • In summary

Section two: The Relationship Counseller 

  • Getting into practice
  • Self Assessment
  • It all starts within
  • Areas of Self-analysis
  • Understanding counselling
  • Stages in counselling
  • Basic counselling skills
  • Empathy
  • Non-verbal attending
  • Focus on feelings and emotions
  • Asking open questions
  • Symmetry
  • Linking
  • Promoting direct interaction
  • Blocking
  • In summary

Section Three: Communication 

  • Let's talk things through
  • Pragmatic communication rules
  • We communicate all the time
  • Verbal vs. non-verbal communication
  • The power of non-verbal communication
  • An exercise on non-verbal communication
  • The process of receiving messages
  • Message vs. interpretation
  • A counsellor's focus
  • The medium is the message
  • Communication = meddage context
  • The issue of when and where
  • Facilitating dialogue
  • Dialogue vs. debate or discussion
  • Elements of dialodue
  • Mind what you say
  • I-Messages
  • Hearing vs. listening
  • Example of active listening
  • Structured vs. unstructured dialogue
  • In summary

Section Four: Hallmarks of healthy relationships 

  • A closer look at relationships
  • Hallmarks of healthy relationships
  • Self-worth within relationships
  • A closer look at self-worth
  • Communication that promotes self-worth
  • Communication that decreases self-worth
  • How a counseller can help
  • An exercise in self-worth
  • Rules that bind
  • What are rules
  • Expressed vs. unexpressed rules
  • The good
  • The bad
  • How a counseller can help
  • An exercise on rules
  • The roles we play
  • How do roles come about
  • When do roles become problematic?
  • How a counseller can help
  • An exercise on roles
  • Openness to the world
  • How a counseller can help
  • An exercise on openness to the world
  • An end note