Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling

Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling

Post-graduate program, for counselling and social work graduates, to specialise in relationship counselling. Get equipped to recognise and respond to crisis situations including family and domestic violence. 

Overview

Duration

18-months delivered over three semesters. Two intakes run per year, commencing February and late June.

Delivery

Combination of self-paced and interactive online learning, with live online workshops.

Location

All placement seminars and field trips take place in the Sydney Metro area for NSW residents.

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Mid-Year Intake Enrolling Now

Check out course dates, enrolment criteria, eligibility, pricing and more via the link below. This is a graduate program so prior learning and experience is required. 

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 Adolescent 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

As part of this diploma, we offer a fully-supported 50-hour work placement program. This allows 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
  • Bathurst.

Enroll now for the mid-year intake

Applications are now open for the mid-year course intake commencing 27 June. This intake will be delivered remote, with online learning and workshop modules. Face-to-face 50 hour placement is required. 

Please note, the Victoria branch is the registered training organisation for this program, NSW placements are located in Sydney. 

More questions?

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The Graduate Diplomas are delivered by Relationships Australia Victoria, Registered Training Organisation #21977. All enquiries should 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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