Diploma in Child & Youth Counselling

Courses / Psychology
How to change people’s lives for the better
This is a course where you can make a world of difference for children and young people. It’s a highly detailed course where you’ll learn about theories of childhood development that include morality, cognition and psychosocial. The modules in this course will provide you with the wonderful opportunity to learn about specialist areas like mental health problems which have their onset in childhood, adolescent development, and disorders of childhood.

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Duration & Course Level

~300 Hours | 12 Months Access

Study in your own time, at your own pace. Students generally complete one module per-week.

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How you'll benefit

  • Gain a foundation for working in counselling, management or education
  • Understand how to deal with people positively by knowing their behaviour
  • Learn online, at your own pace, with expert tutor support by phone and email
  • Use your skills to motivate people in your career and personal life.
  • Gain an employer recognised qualification and add to your CV
  • Learn online, at your own pace, with tutor support by phone and email
  • We donate a portion of all course proceeds to Youthline. 

Course Modules

  1. Introduction to Psychology
  2. The New Born Infant
  3. States and Senses of the Infant
  4. Learning
  5. Emotions and Socialisation
  1. Introduction – Theories of Human Development
  2. Life Crises
  3. Physical Development
  4. Intellectual Development
  5. Emotional Development
  6. Sexuality in Adolescence
  7. Social Development
  8. Moral Development
  9. Adolescence and the Transition into Adulthood
  1. Learning Specific Skills
  2. Listening and Bonding
  3. Reflection
  4. Questioning
  5. Interview Techniques
  6. Changing Beliefs and Normalising
  7. Finding Solutions
  8. Ending the Counselling

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  • Upskill and be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate to help you reach your potential & earn more.
  • You’ll receive unlimited tutor support from experienced professionals
  • Flexible online learning so you can study whenever and wherever you want
  • Get free access to the career centre who will review and improve your CV to help you succeed
  • 83% of our graduates say our qualifications improved their ability to get a new job or promotion

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Our professional tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. They’re committed to providing exceptional online course support and personal tutoring to help you succeed.

Be Awarded With An Industry Recognised Certificate

Upon successful completion of your course, you’ll be presented with a Professional Certificate. This is an industry recognised certificate which will go a long way to helping you get a new job or promotion.

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Frequently Asked Questions​

There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites to enrol into this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and follow the prompts. 

This course takes approximately 300 hours, and you’ll have up to 12 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week. But if life gets busy you can take longer and even apply for a course extension if you need more time.

This qualification is Internationally recognised. Our qualifications are highly sought after by employers around the world and accredited by global industry bodies such as ICOES.

Your course will be delivered through our online learning platform. You can access our online learning platform from any web browser 24/7 so you can work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the resources you need at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates, you can start whenever you are ready. Your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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