This Loss and Grief certificate course is open to people who are interested in understanding loss and grief and how to support those experiencing bereavement.
This short course can either be done as a one week full-time course or as a one day a week part-time course.
Each course has a group of twelve participants facilitated by 2 professionally qualified trainers.
The practical skills and techniques of grief counselling are developed in small groups of three which give participants the opportunity to learn and practice.
The therapeutic factors of grief counselling are explored and discussed using the evidence found in the groups’ sharing as well as from literature. During the course the participants are encouraged to actively contribute to the learning environment.
The counselling challenges faced by counsellors working in the area of loss and grief and discussed and ways of copying and support are explored.
Participants who successfully satisfy the course objectives are awarded the Association’s Certificate in Loss and Grief Counselling.