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Diploma of Counselling (Applied) (Level 6) from Wellington Institute of Technology
This is an exit qualification from the Bachelor of Counselling. Students need to enrol for the Bachelor of Counselling and meet the entry requirements for that qualification.
What can I learn during this qualification?
Client Centred Practice Issues
The Impact of Social Policy on Current Issues in NZ Society
Introduction to Individual & Social Psychology
Treaty of Waitangi
Cognitive Behavioural Approaches
Systemic Approaches to Couple & Family Counselling
Integrated Theory and Practice Issues
What can I expect out of this qualification?
·have demonstrated a level of professional competency
·have developed preferred ways of working with clients which are ethical, and client-centred
·apply appropriate well-researched models to the different presenting clients
·have a variety of counselling skills based on different theoretical models
·understand and evaluate the importance of supervision and how to use this effectively in their work
·have a good understanding of their work community and the variety of services provided by associated agencies and specialists
·make appropriate referrals (with the client?s consent) when the client?s issue is beyond the graduate?s level of competence of knowledge and experience eg. Psychiatric assessment
·be committed to on-going training and up skilling
·be expected to have applied for membership of a professional counselling body.
What jobs can I do with this qualification?
Scholarships for this qualification
Community Waikato Annual Scholarship
- Community Waikato
- Usually between $500 and $1,000.
Wellington Institute of Technology training provider details
Main Campus Office
3 Wakefield Street
PO Box 6413
Wellington CBD Campus
11 Kensington Avenue
Petone, Lower Hutt
WelTec School of Hospitality
Source: New Zealand Qualifications Authority (www.nzqa.govt.nz)