Basic Counselling Skills

Course Title Basic Counselling Skills
Course Co-ordinator Dr. Sunita Damodar
Profile of the Resource Person Faculty from the Department Psychology of IIPR (Refer for details), in association with experts from the field and practitioners.
Course Duration 50 hours
Course Timings 4 hours/week; Saturday: 2.00p.m.-6.00 p.m
Date of Commencement of course 28th February, 2015.
Course Description The course intends to help the participants learn the basic skills and techniques involved in counselling. It offers an outline on the professional and ethical issues in counselling. On completion of the course the participant will have an overview of basic counselling skills required in various settings.
Course Structure Classroom training : 32 Hours
Project work: 12 hours
Assessment and Evaluation: 6 hours
Course Contents Introduction to counselling , Counselling setting, Skills required for counselling-Attending, questioning, interviewing, observation, confrontation skills, and Techniques of counselling
Evaluation Criteria Assignment               20 Marks
Project                      30 Marks
Viva Voce                   25 Marks
Written Examination    25 Marks
Total                          100 Marks
Eligibility Graduation in any discipline.
Admission Procedure Short listing of Applications and Personal Interview with shortlisted candidates.
Course Fee 15,000/-

General Information

1. Certification - Certificate is issued by Indian Institute of Psychology and Research (IIPR), Bangalore, on successful completion of the program by the candidate. 2. Minimum required attendance for successful completion of the course is 90% 3. The criteria for assessment vary for each certificate programme; candidates requested to check the course contents and assessment criteria for each. 4. Application can be downloaded and submitted to IIPR either in person post/Courier. 5. Application Fee : Rs.250/- to be paid in cash/DD drawn in favour of Indian of Psychology and Research payable at Bangalore. 6. Admission fee varies for each Programme. Fee details are given along with details of each programme. 7. Criteria for admission to the programme : Personal interview 8. The Course will be conducted only if there are a minimum of 5 participants. If not the course fee paid will be completely refunded. 9. Once the course commences Cancellation of Enrollment and Refund of Admission fee paid will not be entertained.


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