COMMUNITY & SOCIAL SERVICE

Para-counselling (Advance)

This course is jointly managed by Blended Concept Pte Ltd, a social enterprise registered with raiSE Singapore. 

COURSE INFORMATION

Note: This is part 2 of our para-counselling course. 

When your loved ones needs your support emotionally, are you equip to step-up to the task?

Professional intervention from trained counselors might not always be available when you are in need. Para-counseling can be an important competency to enhance meaningful interaction and emotional support for your clients, co-workers, loved ones. The course aims to build on the learners’ existing basic engagement skills to equip them with the theories and principles underlying the helping process. Learners will gain insight to the helping process and reinforce the basic engagement skills required to provide support and engage clients. Learners will become more intentional in working with clients to achieve outcomes by applying para-counselling approaches and models.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the workshop, participants will
• Understand to Egan’s skilled helper model
• Apply probing techniques to determine underlying issues to a problem faced by clients
• Apply principles and procedures for gaining informed consent
• Apply counselling skills to interact with the clients
• Integrate para-counselling theories and counselling skills to move clients towards change

Duration:
26.75 hours including face-to-face learning, online learning and assessment

Target Audience:
General public who wants to learn more about para-counselling

Language of Instruction:
English

Course Fees
$720.00 (before training grant from SSG)
This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) WSQ Funding for participants who are Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Outstanding nett fee can be offset with your Skillsfuture credit. 

Course Code:
Para-counselling (Advance) - TGS-2020504424

Certification
Learners who have successfully completed and passed the assessment will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) in Para-counselling (Advance) issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). 

Trainer

Vincent Soo (Positive Psychology Coach/Psychotherapist, H.O.P.E Alliance LLP)

With over 20 years in counselling and social service, Vincent is a positive psychotherapist and mental Health recovery coach. He support, equip and empower individuals with mental health issues to manage their challenges, to be self-reliant and excel in their unique strengths. 

Course Fee & Subsidies

Employer-sponsored (SME)

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $72.00

Employer-sponsored (non-SME, Age<40 yr old)

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $265.25

Employer-sponsored (non-SME, Age>40 yr old)

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $72.00

Self-sponsored (Age<40 yr old)

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $265.25

Self-sponsored (Age>40 yr old)

Nett Fee after training grant subsidy: $72.00

Non-Singaporean

Full fee: $720.00

SCHEDULE 

Para-counselling
(Basic)

10, 17 Dec 2020
9am to 6pm

Singapore Shopping Centre
190 Clemenceau Ave, S(239924)

Para-counselling 
(Advance)

22, 26, 27 (0.5 day) Jan 2021
9am to 6pm

Singapore Shopping Centre
190 Clemenceau Ave, S(239924)

Para-counselling
(Basic)

6, 20 Feb 2021
9am to 6pm

Singapore Shopping Centre
190 Clemenceau Ave, S(239924)

Para-counselling
(Advance)

11, 18, 19 (0.5 day) Mar 2021
9am to 6pm

Singapore Shopping Centre
190 Clemenceau Ave, S(239924)

Para-counselling
(Basic)

16, 20 Apr 2021
9am to 6pm

Singapore Shopping Centre
190 Clemenceau Ave, S(239924)

Para-counselling
(Advance)

22, 27, 28 (0.5 day) Apr 2021
9am to 6pm

Singapore Shopping Centre
190 Clemenceau Ave, S(239924)

Also check-out on the para-counselling certification

Experience working along side with experienced counsellors by completing our industry-ready para-counselling certification. 

Para-counselling (basic)
Duration: 21 hours

Para-counselling (advance)
Duration: 27 hours

Practicum
Duration: 18 hours

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