Relationships & Communication

ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

£ 325 - (Rs 26,579)

Important information

  • Vocational qualification
  • Distance learning
  • 100 hours of class
  • When:

Understand communication problems in relationships. In this course, you will learn about the role communication plays in creating, maintaining or destroying relationships, and develop your ability to assist others to improve their communication in relationships.

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
Distance Learning

What you'll learn on the course

Communication Training

Course programme

Lesson Structure: Relationships & Communication Counselling BPS208

There are 6 lessons:

Communication in emerging relationships
Self-awareness in emerging relationship
Communication patterns in relationships
Influences on relating behaviour
Communication techniques and skills
Maintaining relationships
Lesson Goals: Relationships & Communication Counselling BPS208

Explore the establishment of positive communication in emergent relationships and the various factors that influence relational processes;
Examine perceptions of ourselves and how this affects our communication and influences our communication goals;
To identify and examine patterns of communication in close relationships and consider the functions of thoughts, feelings and actions and how they inform our communication responses;
Recognise the role of third party influences when communicating in relationships and the changing needs in a persons lifetime that affect their communication;
Listen with improved empathy and respond accordingly;
To understand constructive and destructive methods of maintaining relationships.

Determine ways in which we consciously communicate in a relationship, and ways in which we unconsciously communicate.
Determine different negative messages that can damage relationships, and different positive messages that can nurture them.
Determine attitudes or expectations (thoughts and beliefs) that can result in destructive communication, and describe one likely negative outcome for each.
Identify common needs that we want to satisfy through our relationships.
Identify cultural or social influences that affect individual and family attitudes to happiness, self-expression, and relationships.
Explain psychological theories and terms such as attribution theory, implicit personality theory, Gestalt impression formation, inference processes, stereotyping.
List benefits and disadvantages of €˜self-disclosure€™ and €˜self-disguise or concealment€™ (lying).
Define effective communication.
Discuss the role that judgment plays in preventing a person from understanding and/or respecting another person€™s point of view and feelings.
Discuss strategies for replacing negative communication patterns in relationships for positive patterns.

This course is accredited by ACCPH and allows you to join as a professional member after completion. Membership allows you to add the letters MACCPH after your name (post-nominals).

Additional information

Counselling and Support Work