Overview

Duration

18-month intake, including face-to face-delivery days, supported by self-paced learning and a placement program.

Location

All face-to-face training, workshops, placement seminars and field trips will take place in the Sydney Metro area for NSW residents.

Delivery Options

Full-day seminars are held once a month.

Do you have skills and experience in counselling? Want to specialise in relationship counselling and make a difference?

The CHC81015 Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling (Responding to Family Violence) could be for you. Your knowledge and skills will be recognised Australia-wide and will equip you to provide advice and support to those struggling with relationship issues. The diploma is designed for counsellors, family support workers, family and children’s contact workers, or equivalent practitioners, seeking to enhance their skills to work with individuals and families.

Relationship Counselling Employment Opportunities

 

The Federal Government’s Labour Market Insights estimates that the demand for family and marriage counsellors will be very strong over the next five years. Graduates will be qualified to work in a variety of family relationship specialist roles.

Family Counsellor
Couple and Family Counsellor
Relationship Counsellor
Marriage Counsellor
Post Separation Counsellor
Child and Family Counsellor

What to Expect From This Diploma

This course will equip you with the clinical skills, knowledge and confidence to provide advice and support to those struggling with relationship issues. You’ll learn to:

01
Apply the principles of structured, impartial, non-judgemental, respectful counselling
02
Apply a full range of proven therapy techniques to assist couples and families
03
Recognise and respond to crisis situations, and to evidence of family violence, parenting stress, mental health issues, loss and grief, and child harm
04
Work effectively with more than one client in the room
05
Understand the legal and ethical considerations applying to relationship counselling
06
Work effectively within a case management and clinical supervision framework

Fully Supported Work Placement

We offer a fully supported work placement program, allowing students to apply their learnt theories and frameworks into practice under the supervision of experienced counsellors and practitioners. Students can complete their placement in one of the following Relationships Australia NSW centres: Broadmeadow, Dee Why, Sydney CBD, Illawarra, Macquarie Park, Parramatta, Penrith and Bathurst.

Students also have the option of undertaking placements in their workplace with a suitable private practitioner.

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Download the Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling Factsheet​

Download the latest factsheet about the diploma, which has more information about specific entry requirements, modules and units of competency, learning schedule, trainers, VET Student Loans, upcoming information webinars, and more.

Apply Today

Applications for the Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling can be submitted via the Relationships Australia Victoria website, and enrolments close on Thursday 2 February 2023.

After you have registered your interest, a staff member from our Victoria office will contact you with further information about enrolment and to organise a pre-acceptance interview.

More questions?

Our Graduate Diplomas are delivered in partnership with Relationships Australia Victoria. All enquiries can be directed to our Victoria head office.

Phone: (03) 8573 2222
Email: ravtraining@rav.org.au
Website: rav.org.au/GradDipRC

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