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Counselling Careers

With an ageing population and mental health issues on the rise, the community services and health sector is fast becoming recognised as crucial to a healthy, fair and well-functioning society. In this environment, good counsellors are in great demand.

Counselling is the perfect career for those who love to help others, offering empathy and a willing ear to those in distress. It can be challenging but also offers enormous personal satisfaction.

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  • Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

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    Learn effective strategies for reducing conflict with this online Negotiation and Dispute Resolution unit offered for study by Griffith University.
  • Introduction to Theories of Counselling

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    Ideal for psychology and behavioural studies students, the Introduction to Theories of Counselling unit delivered online by Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University of Technology will give a thorough understanding of counselling theory and how it is applied in a practical sense.
  • Applied Counselling

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    Griffith University offers this online unit in Applied Counselling as a postgraduate introduction to counselling in social work and human services contexts.
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling

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    Take the next step towards a career in professional counselling with this online Graduate Diploma in Counselling course.

  • Master of Counselling

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    Gain advanced counselling skills and specialised knowledge through this online Master of Counselling course.

  • Diploma of Counselling

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    Payment plan, Upfront payment

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    Gain the skills and training to make a positive difference to the lives of others with this online Diploma of Counselling (CHC51015).

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