2019 Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling CHC81015 (with a focus on Family Violence)

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19/02/2019 - 19/11/2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Relationships Australia Victoria

Presenters: Zoe Sweett and Lilia Szarski

The Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling CHC81015 (with a focus on Family Violence) is suitable for counselling practitioners, or equivalent, seeking to enhance their skills to work with individuals, couples and families affected by domestic and family violence.

The Graduate Diploma runs for one year over two semesters.
Semester One: structured full-day seminars, once a week for 16 weeks.

Semester Two:
• a work placement, where students will actively work with clients in a supervised environment
• five placement seminars which provide students with the opportunity to present and discuss cases. Students also undertake self-paced learning via readings, reviewing course summaries and undertaking preparation for assessment tasks.
Semester one:
• Subject 1: Legislation, ethics, codes of conduct, policy and collaborative practice in relationship counselling and domestic and family violence work.
• Subject 2: Domestic and family violence: prevalence, dynamics, characteristics, risk assessment, risk management and protective concerns.
• Subject 3: Relationship counselling theory and practice skills.
• Subject 4: Domestic and family violence practice skills.
• Subject 5: Counselling children, young people and families.
• Subject 6: Separation, family law and child-focused parenting arrangements.

Semester two:
Work placement – 50 hours supervised by an experienced relationship counselling practitioner.

This event counts as 20 hours of category A CPD for PACFA’s annual 2018 – 2019 membership renewal requirement and 20 hours for PACFA’s annual 2019 – 2020 membership renewals.

For further information, please visit the website.