Safeguarding and Counselling Course

Overview The Safeguarding and Counselling Course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of depression, its causes, …

Safeguarding and Counselling Course

Safeguarding and Counselling Course

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Safeguarding and Counselling Course Overview

The Safeguarding and Counselling Course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of depression, its causes, and various treatment approaches. This course will delve into different types of depression, the medicines used in treatment, and complementary alternative therapies. Students will also explore counselling approaches to manage depression, supported by additional study materials. Through this course, participants will gain practical knowledge and skills essential for safeguarding individuals dealing with depression.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the underlying causes of depression.
  • Identify and differentiate between various types of depression.
  • Recognise the different types of medicines used in treating depression.
  • Explore complementary alternative therapies for managing depression.
  • Apply counselling approaches tailored to individuals with depression.
  • Develop safeguarding strategies to protect vulnerable individuals.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of different treatment approaches.
  • Integrate additional study materials into practical applications.
  • Complete assignments demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of course content.
  • Recommend appropriate resources and materials for continued learning and support.

Who Is This Course For

This course is ideal for individuals seeking to enhance their understanding of depression and its treatment. It is suitable for aspiring counsellors, mental health professionals, educators, and those working in safeguarding roles. Additionally, anyone interested in learning more about mental health and depression, including family members or caregivers of those affected, will benefit from this course.


Eligibility Requirements

To enrol in the Safeguarding and Counselling Course, candidates should have a keen interest in mental health and safeguarding. While no specific prior qualifications are required, a background in healthcare, social work, psychology, or education can be beneficial. Candidates should possess good communication skills and a compassionate approach to working with individuals experiencing mental health challenges.

Entry Requirements

  • Age Requirement: Applicants must be aged 16 or above, allowing both young learners and adults to engage in this educational pursuit.
  • Academic Background: There are no specific educational prerequisites, opening the door to individuals from diverse academic histories.
  • Language Proficiency: A good command of the English language is essential for comprehension and engagement with the course materials.
  • Numeracy Skills: Basic numeracy skills are required for understanding nutritional data and dietary planning.

Why Choose Us

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry-leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognised accredited
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere, anytime;
  • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path

Graduates of the Safeguarding and Counselling Course gain the skills needed for careers in mental health and counselling. They can pursue roles in various settings, such as schools, hospitals, private practices, and community organisations. This course provides a strong foundation for those who want to specialise further in mental health, safeguarding, or related fields, and for those aiming to take on leadership positions within these areas.


Course Curriculum

Safeguarding and Counselling Course
An Introduction to Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults 00:15:00
Laws and Guidance 00:42:00
Safeguarding Legislations 00:23:00
Understanding Abuse and Neglect 00:29:00
Child Abuse 00:48:00
Sexual Abuse 00:39:00
Understanding the Importance of Communication in Care 00:21:00
Sharing Information and Responding To a Disclosure 00:28:00
Record Keeping 00:18:00
Risks and Risk Assessment 00:16:00
What Causes Depression
Introduction 00:05:00
Melancholy and the History of Counselling 00:07:00
Signs of Depression 00:07:00
Depression and the Brain 00:06:00
Depression and Neurons 00:09:00
Stress and depression 00:10:00
Environmental and Health Factors 00:04:00
Depression and Sleep Disorders 00:06:00
Somatic Symptoms 00:06:00
Risk Factors 00:07:00
Module 1: Assessment Questions 00:05:00
Different Types of Depression
Classifying Depression & Different Classification Methods 00:07:00
Cyclothymia 00:06:00
Depression and Creative Minds 00:07:00
Dysthymia, Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder, and Atypical Depression 00:07:00
Bipolar / Manic Depression 00:06:00
Antenatal & Postpartum Depression 00:09:00
Bereavement and Grief 00:09:00
Dysthymia in Children and Adolescents 00:04:00
Depression and the Elderly 00:06:00
Psychosocial & Health Factors in the Elderly 00:03:00
Module 2: Assessment Questions 00:04:00
Different Types of Medicine
Neurogenesis 00:04:00
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors 00:04:00
Serotonin Syndrome 00:03:00
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors 00:03:00
Tyramine 00:03:00
Medication Statistics and Doctors in the UK & USA 00:10:00
Module 3: Assessment Questions 00:03:00
Complementary Alternative Therapies
Lifestyle management, Diet, Exercise, Meditation 00:07:00
St John’s Wort (hypericum perforatum) 00:05:00
Omega 3 Fatty Acids 00:04:00
Tai chi, Qigong 00:04:00
Yoga 00:04:00
Acupuncture 00:03:00
Art Therapy & Music Therapy 00:08:00
Module 4 Assessment Questions 00:04:00
Counselling Approaches to Depression
Person Centred Therapy 00:07:00
Family or Couples Therapy 00:09:00
Stepped Care Model (approach) 00:10:00
Psychodynamic/Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy 00:06:00
Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy 00:06:00
Clinical Hypnotherapy & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 00:05:00
Clinical Hypnotherapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 00:05:00
Gestalt Therapy 00:06:00
The Therapeutic Relationship 00:07:00
Knowledge and Qualities Necessary to a Counsellor 00:03:00
Module 5 assessment questions 00:03:00
Thank You and Good Bye! 00:03:00
Additional Study Materials
Additional Study Materials: Online Depression Counselling Training 00:00:00
Assignment – Safeguarding and Counselling 00:00:00
Recommended Materials
Workbook – Safeguarding and Counselling 00:00:00

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