Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus

The course has 17 modules, each including text content, video lectures, role play demonstration videos and scripts to the role play videos. Once you complete this course, you will be eligible to attempt the courses for Counselling for Alcohol Problems and the Healthy Activity Program.

There is no time limit for this course and you can return at any time. Note that this e-course must be attempted with reference to the full manual available in the Course Materials.

Module 1: Introduction to Counselling

In this module, you will learn what counselling is.

1.1   Read pages 7-8

Module 2: Effective Relationships

In this module, you will learn the attributes of an effective counselling relationship.

2.1 Read page 10

2.2 Read page 10 and watch the video lecture

2.3 Read page 11 and watch the role play video

2.4 Read page 11 and watch the role play video

Module 3: Genuineness

In this module, you will learn about the role of genuineness in counselling.

3.1 Read page 12 and watch the video lecture

3.2 Read pages 12-15 and watch the video lecture and the role play video

Module 4: Styles Of Counselling

In this module, you will learn about the different approaches to counselling.

4.1 Read page 15 and watch the video lecture and role play videos

Module 5: Right Conditions For Counselling

In this module, you will learn how to prepare for a counselling session.

5.1 Read page 18 and watch the video lecture

5.2 Read page 18 and watch the video lecture and role play video

 

Module 6: Confidentiality

In this module, you will learn the importance of confidentiality in the counselling relationship.

6.1 Read page 18 

 

Module 7: Tape Recording Sessions

In this module, you will understand the scope and need for recording counselling sessions.

7.1 Read page 19

 

Module 8: Guidelines For Home Visits

In this module, you will learn the scope and conditions for conducting counselling at the patient’s home.

8.1 Read page 20 and watch the video lecture

 

Module 9: Use Of Telephone In Counselling

In this module, you will learn the need and use of a telephone in counselling.

9.1 Read page 22 and watch the video lecture

9.2 Read page 23 and watch the video lecture

 

Module 10: Managing Suicide Risk

In this module, you will learn how to conduct suicide risk assessment.

10.1 Read page 26, watch the video lecture 

10.2 Read page 27 and watch the video lecture

10.3 Read page 29 and watch the video lecture

10.4 Read page 30 and watch the video lecture

 

Module 11: Managing Patients With High Suicide Risk

In this module, you will learn how to help patients with a risk of suicide.

11.1 Read page 30 and watch the video lecture

 

Module 12: Counselling A Patient At Risk Of Suicide

In this module, you will learn how to counsel a patient at risk of suicide.

12.1 Read page 32 and watch the video lecture

12.2 Read page 33 and watch the video lecture

 

Module 13: Managing Personal Crises

In this module, you will learn about the personal crises that might affect a patient, and how to help him/her.

13.1 Read page 33 and watch the video lecture

13.2 Read page 34 and watch the video lecture

13.3 Read page 37 and watch the video lecture

 

Module 14: Managing Domestic Violence

In this module, you will learn how to ask about domestic violence, help an abuse victim and also how to stop a patient from being violent.

14.1 Read page 37 and watch the video lecture

14.2 Read page 37

14.3 Read page 39 and watch the video lecture

14.4 Read page 40 and watch the video lecture

 

Module 15: Involving Significant Others

In this module, you will learn about how to involve a significant other in counselling.

15.1 Read page 43 and watch the video lecture

15.2 Read page 43, watch the video lecture 

15.4 Read pages 46-48 and watch the video lecture

 

Module 16: Becoming A More Effective Counsellor

In this module, you will learn about the role of a supervisor, peer group supervision, individual supervision and referrals to supervisors.

16.1 Read page 50 and watch the video lecture

16.2 Read page 50 and watch the video lecture

16.3 Read page 52 and watch the video lecture

16.4 Read page 52

 

Module 17: Keeping In Contact With Patients And Encouraging Treatment Completion

In this module, you will learn the barriers to treatment completion and possible solutions, how to end the patient’s treatment, how to keep records, how to maintain boundaries and deal with burn out due to counselling.

17.1 Read page 56

17.2 Read page 57

17.3 Read page 58 and watch the video lecture

17.4 Read page 59

17.5 Read page 60

17.6 Read page 63 and watch the video lecture

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