This course is no longer offered. It will be replaced by the Graduate Certificate in Trauma Responsive Practice from Semester 1, 2022.
The Graduate Certificate in Loss, Grief and Trauma Counselling is a specialised course for social workers, nurses, teachers, counsellors and other professionals who wish to gain the specific skills and knowledge required to assist people suffering loss, grief or trauma. It offers a great deal of choice, and every attempt is made to meet each candidate’s interests and learning needs.
Graduate Certificate in Loss, Grief and Trauma Counselling
Not offered in 2022
Duration: 6 months
SATAC code: 2GC036
Annual indicative fees (2021):
$12,100 (Full fee paying)
This course will strengthen the knowledge base and practice skills of those already working in, or seeking to work in, settings providing services to people who have experienced significant loss or trauma. It does not qualify graduates for accreditation by any of the Australian counselling accreditation bodies.
The program provides you with an understanding of theories related to loss, grief and trauma experiences and the ability to counsel people in a culturally effective manner.
Topics cover areas such as bereavement and loss, interventions in situations of trauma, and professional practice project.
You may also be able to select one elective in interventions with children and young people or loss, grief and trauma counselling - human-animal interactions.
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