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Certificate in

Child and Youth Counselling

Course Overview


Payment Plan

This course can be paid off through an interest-free payment plan of between $25 – $35 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.

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2 modules which make up 19 core units of study. The amount of study time requited to complete this course is approximately 200 hours of study.



Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.



A Certificate of Attainment will be issued upon completion of your course.



Access to your course online 24/7, allowing you to study when it suits your schedule. When you are ready to learn, the learning management system is ready to teach.

Do you have a passion for helping young people? Do you enjoy learning about the intricacies of human behavior and want to develop the skills to help Australian youth? Then our Certificate in Child and Youth Counselling may be the perfect course for you.

In this course, you will learn essential child counselling skills such as the types and causes of childhood problems, counselling for anxiety, depression, eating disorders, conduct disorders, and other problems. This is in addition to counselling for other child and adolescent mental health problems, as well as holistic approaches to treatment.

If you are inspired and driven to pursue a career which make an immeasurable difference to children and adolescents, this course will help you to take that first step. Master this essential knowledge and let’s start your journey together, today!

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Course Outline

Module 1 - Child Counselling

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Types & Causes of Childhood Problems
  • Unit 2 – Assessment of Childhood Problems
  • Unit 3 – Counselling for Internalising Problems & Disorders I: Anxiety
  • Unit 4 – Counselling for Internalising Problems & Disorders II: Depression
  • Unit 5 – Counselling for Internalising Problems & Disorders III: Easting Disorders
  • Unit 6 – Counselling for Internalising Problems & Disorders IV: Conduct Disorder
  • Unit 7 – Counselling for Other Problems & Disorders
  • Unit 8 – Other Counselling Approaches
  • Unit 9 – Special Project

Module 2 - Child and Adolescent Mental Health

  • Unit 1 – Nature and Scope of Mental Health
  • Unit 2 – Childhood Depression
  • Unit 3 – Anxiety Disorders
  • Unit 4 – Tic Disorders
  • Unit 5 – Brain Disorders
  • Unit 6 – Other Disorders
  • Unit 7 – Environmental Problems
  • Unit 8 – Problems of Adolescence
  • Unit 9 – Holistic and Alternative Approaches to Treatment
  • Unit 10 – Special Project
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