This program trains students to be knowledgeable and skilled in the field of counselling. Required courses are philosophy of guidance and counseling, ethics I helping professionals, theories in counselling and psychotherapy, counselling in organization, career development theories, abnormal psychology, group counselling and psychotherapy, pre-practicum class, family counseling or therapy and practicum/internship. The program is generic in nature and does not confined to any particular theory and approach. Students will also learn case management skills, client assessment, report writing, counseling skills, procedures and strategies in handling client’s career, personal and social matters.
This program is a professional preparation for counsellor registration as required in Counsellor Act 1998 (Act 580). Graduates of this program are eligible for registration as registered counsellors.