This course lays the basics for studies in areas of counselling and clinical Psychology. It addresses various factors that lead to diverse conditions which inhibit individuals from functioning effectively and cause concern among children, adolescents, adults and the aged. Factors such as physical, mental health conditions, emotional turmoil, stress, grief and addiction are seen to be at rise, leaving people affected, families confused and lost, affecting loved ones and disrupting normal living. This course aims at creating awareness among individuals on leading a balanced life and enables them to look forward for a career in the field of counselling and Psychology through further higher studies. This course is open to all those who wish to learn about counselling & psychology.

NOTE: This is not a recognised qualification to become a registered counsellor.  Please refer to the Singapore Association for Counselling on how to become a registered counsellor in Singapore.

Entry Requirements

  • 16 years and above
  • High School English Level
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Course Outline

Introduction to Clinical and Counselling Psychology:

  • Schools of Psychology and counselling
  • Prominent Theories, Views and Approaches
  • The Psycho dynamic Approach
  • Behavioural School of Thought
  • Cognitive School of Thought
  • Humanistic School of thought

Basics of Clinical Psychology and Mental Health:

  • Mental Health and Popular Historical views
  • Understanding Abnormality
  • Criteria of Abnormality
  • Classifications and Mental Disorders – DSM IV
  • Advantages and limitations of classification

Foundations of Counselling

    • Introduction to counselling
    • Counsellor – Client relationship
    • Ethics, Roles and Responsibility
    • Counselling skills and processes
    • Counselling Methods

Counselling Issues and contexts:

    • Stress and Adjustment Disorders
    • Understanding Stress, Stressors, Causal factors.
    • Trauma and Grief
    • Introduction to different Anxiety conditions, causes and treatment
    • Coping Techniques
    • Relevance and Importance of Counselling in today’s context.
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Duration

TYPE PART-TIME
Local 24 hours

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Method of Delivery

Lectures

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Criteria of Award

Candidates must fulfill at least 75% course attendance requirements to obtain the certificate.

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Expected date of release of Assessment result

Candidates must fulfill at least 75% course attendance requirements to obtain the certificate.

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Specimen Certificate

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Fee

Part-timeAmount (S$)
Course Application FeeS$53.50
Tuition FeeS$450.00
Course Material FeeS$20.00
Total Course Fee before GSTS$470.00
Total Course Fee after GSTS$556.40
  1. All fees are subject to the prevailing Goods and Services Tax (GST) unless specified otherwise.
  2. Course Application Fee is NOT REFUNDABLE.
  3. Do not pay your school fees before you have signed the standard student contract.
  4. All fees quoted are in Singapore Dollar (S$).
  5. Fees are subject to periodic changes without prior notice.
  6. BMC accepts the following methods of payment:
    1. Cash
    2. Cashier’s order payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    3. Cheque payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    4. NETS
    5. Credit cards (VISA & Mastercard)

Duration

TYPE PART-TIME
Local 24 hours

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COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES TIME DAYS
22 Jan 21 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Fri
09 Apr 21 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Fri
02 Jul 21 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Fri
17 Sep 21 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Fri
26 Nov 21 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Fri

 

 

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PART TIME

COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES TIME DAYS
21 Jan 21 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Thu
08 Apr 21 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Thu
01 Jul 21 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Thu
16 Sep 21 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Thu
25 Nov 21 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Thu

 

 

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