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Continuous Professional Teacher and Community Education

Programme in Counselling Chlidren and Adolescents

(Qualification  code: 7034-3)

Aim of the programme:  To train adults counselling and communication skills, as well as evaluation techniques, and to enable them to assist young people with problems.

Target group:  Teachers, counsellors, psychologists, parents and anyone with a love for children and young people.

Admission requirements: 
Senior certificate

Language medium: 
English 

Duration: 
1 (One) year

Number of modules:
4 (Four)

Registration dates:  
2 December to 28 February

Full course fee:
R4 400-00 (An additional fee per module to be paid by students living outside the borders of South Africa)
Fees for groups, depending on extra services required may be different

Module content:

Module 1: The Theory of Counselling:

  • (PCCA01F) Different personality theories and approaches with practical applications. An integrated model for  counselling young people.

Module 2: Parent Guidance:

            (PCCA02G) Skills to help parents in their relationships with children and adolescents.          

Module 3: Counselling in Problem Behaviour

  • (PCCA03H) Counselling in aggressive behaviour, depression, drug abuse and other family problems such as divorce and HIV AIDS.

Module 4: Skills for counselling children and adolescents:

  • (PCCA04J) Skills for assessment, using projection techniques, the interview, planning and report writing. The attendance of a workshop is compulsory.

Nature of Assessment:
A theoretical examination:
During October/November on the course content.

Workshop/Video conference:
During the workshop students will receive training in interviewing, counselling and assessment skills and the attendance of the workshop or video conference is compulsory.

Workshops:
The workshop usually takes place during June/July. The main workshop will be in Pretoria. The number of students from other areas will be considered for a workshop there .

Contact person:
Project Leader: 
Prof Kesh Mohangi 
E-mail: mohank@unisa.ac.za 
Tel: (012) 429 2126 (w) 

Registration Enquiries:  (012) 429-4817/ 4627/ 4789/ 4511
Fax: (012) 429-4800 / 086 525 7705
E-mail: ctdregistration@unisa.ac.za
E-mail: ctcetenquiries@unisa.ac.za