Counselling Children & Adolescents - ACCREDITED CERTIFICATE
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Counselling Children & Adolescents - ACCREDITED CERTIFICATE

Work from home, become a professional counsellor, teenagers and child psychology, grief and bereavement, depression
4.3 (1,751 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
6,487 students enrolled
Created by Elmira Strange
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 13 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn how to work with children and adolescents in therapeutic settings
  • Learn about developmental stages of growth in children
  • Understand about the role of behavioural therapies & use of language when working with children
  • Learn about child's psychological issues: grief, dysfunctional families, bullying
  • Understand how therapy takes place: transformation, new skills, recovery
  • Learn how to set up your own therapeutic practice & work as a counsellor
  • Having an interest in working with children or adolescents in therapeutic settings
  • Having an interesting in learning about counselling and child psychology

Welcome to 'Counselling Children & Adolescents' course!

This course is for those who want to become a professional counsellor specialising in working with children and/or adolescents.

Here is what you will learn here:

  • How to therapeutically work with children and teenagers

  • What is 'child bullying' and 'child abuse'

  • Grief and bereavement in children & teenagers

  • What language to use in counselling of children and teenagers

  • Conflict resolution and stress management in children and adolescents 

  • How to open your own 'online' or 'offline' practice

  • And so much more!

P.S. This course is now fully accredited by the International Association of Therapists (IAOTH).

P.P.S. At the end of the course you will see the instructions on how to obtain your certificate of completion

Who this course is for:
  • Student who want to work with children or adolescents
  • Professionals learning about counselling skills & child psychology
  • Anyone who wants to learn about psychology of adolescent behaviour
  • Anyone who likes to expand their knowledge for personal use
Course content
Expand all 24 lectures 02:44:02
+ Introduction
3 lectures 13:29

Here you will find out about the aims of the course, who is this course for, and how to derive the best value from it. You will also learn a bit about your instructor. 

Preview 02:41

Counselling is a 'talking therapy' which helps individuals to achieve 'change' and 'transformation' in their lives. 

Preview 04:24

Each counselling session is based on the counselling relationship between the counsellor and the client. Learn about the importance of 'good' established relationship here. 

Preview 06:24
+ Psychology of Growth and Development
4 lectures 32:57

Developmental Cycle involves stages of growth that a person goes through when they reach adulthood (and then old age).

The Development Cycle

Both parents and teachers are very important to the child. But to what degree? Learn about it here.

Parent, Child, Teacher Relationships

Each age stage has its own difficulties and challenges that the child has to face. What complexities of adolescent period can you think of?

The Complexities of Growth

Psychological Development is based on many grounding theories of 'big minds' such as Eric Erickson and Sigmund Freud. Prepare for some Psychology here!

Introduction - Psychological Development
+ Therapeutic Language
5 lectures 41:25

A child (or an adolescent) can go through stages that bring stress and conflict into their lives. Conflict can be external or internal. Can you guess why is that?

Conflict and Stress

To understand behavioural therapies you need to know what theories underpin them first. Then you can learn to use them in your practice. 

Behavioural Therapies

Counselling adults is different from counselling children. In what ways? Can you think of the approaches that you can use in working with children? 

Working with Children

Using language means being aware of what words you use and what body language you demonstrate to your client. Learn more about it here. 

The Use of Language

Sometimes we forget the important details, facts, names, and so on. Learn here how our memory is structured, and why at times a child cannot recall anything related to their traumatic experiences. 

+ Psychological Issues
5 lectures 36:04
Grief and Bereavement

To understand how to counsel a child or adolescent in grief, you need to know how they 'view' the matter of death. Here you will learn more about it. 

Exploring Grief and Letting Go

Dysfunctional families is a very interesting topic. You will learn what exactly that means, and how it affects the children throughout their lives

Dysfunctional Families

Co-dependency is another very interesting topic. You will see the pattern that starts in childhood and goes all throughout the adult life affecting the person's relationships with others. 

What is Co-Dependency

What is the difference between child bullying and child abuse? Can you guess? Learn here about each topic in detail. 

Child Bullying and Child Abuse
+ Therapeutic Outcomes
5 lectures 29:31

Here you will learn how Psychologists and researchers study the process of 'learning' and 'teaching'. 

Psychological Study of Education

What is required that your client was able to reach transformation in his or her life? Find out all the answers here. 


When the client finished his or her set of counselling sessions, they will acquire many new skills. Now is the time to teach them to use them appropriately and independently from counselling. 

Using Newly Found Skills

Recovery is not only about addictions or mental health problems. It's also about recovering from traumatic experiences. This is what you will learn here. 

Recovery - The Therapeutic Process

Emotional Intimacy is not only about adult love or anything like that. It's also about relationships with your family and siblings, and even close friends. 

Moving on - Emotional Intimacy
+ Working as a Counsellor
2 lectures 10:36

Learn how to finally become your own boss: how to open your own practice, where to counsel, how to advertise and so much more. 

Setting Up a Practice

Final Test - 'Counselling Children & Adolescents' course

Complete the test to your best ability. You can re-take the test as many times as you need.

Chose the answer that is most accurate or complete in relation to the question asked.

Good luck!

After you complete the test you qualify for your well-deserved certificates!

Final Test - 'Counselling Children & Adolescents' course
12 questions

How to obtain your certificate of completion

Obtain your certificate