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SC-02 & 03 P.G DIP SCHOOL COUNSELORS' STUDIES PROG, & CC&N

 

 

 SC-02 POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL COUNSELORS K-12 /COLLEGE COUNSELLORS -02A P.G DIP PROFESSIONAL COUNSELLORS COLLEGE STUDENTS ’ STUDIES PROGRAM-

 

PRIMARY (Elementary). MIDDLE AND HIGH/SEC  SCHOOL COUNSELLORS –DETAILED INFO

The aims of the introduction are to enable you to make up your mind that life learning is the most gratifying attribute of human being.:-These topics on techniques of learning included helping you to be successful- on your course and future occupation:-

  • To learn about the structure of the course contents, background studies and objectives of the course relevant to the study of any subject.

  • Plan your study time effectively without giving up present occupation and responsibilities,

  • Plan and complete your assignments and look forward to enhance your potential and competencies in helping others/ better future.

  • An overview of occupational areas related to above courses as relevant to your program of study.

   IISPSC&G designed and developed these courses with positive strong beliefs:-

  1. All children can learn / if not through a routine class teachers approach , but with the mode they are motivated to learn
  2. All children deserve to be inspired to attain success to their potential,
  3. Schools are responsible to meet all their learning needs, including removals of barriers to learning,
  4. Every student has a right to a safe and secure learning environment

ISCA National Model for comprehensive and integrated professional counseling services focuses on 8 general domains for effective applications in everyday professional activities. They are equipped to promote, support Psychological wellness of students, resilience by collaborating with all concerned stakeholders, facilitating environmental changes conducive to good health and adjustments for students, and accessing resources to address a wide variety of behavioral, learning, mental, and physical needs” (ISCA)

  • After having in- depth studies on international models and the program bacp u k; guidelines with modifications.(http://www.bacp.co.uk/ethical_framework/guidance.),  incorporation  of BACP.U K- Good Practices ,Guidance For Counseling in Schools.

  • These have been aligned to needs of Developing Countries. as well as features of international Models from U S A and U K. The model has been endorsed by experts Advisory Committee.

The Institute courses are recognized accredited as an Affiliated to IBAM Academy India, AAS Professionals Ltd U K, and Professionally Organizational status with British Association of Counseling & psychotherapy u k. Member Institute. It offers the Courses with special features conforming to needs of developing countries, with an opportunity for multicultural interactions and exposure to alternative strategies internationally.

 

   Theme of the course

The course specializes in the aims, processes and skills of working with children and young people thus there is an emphasis on working through play and with the arts. Other significant strands of the training include:-

  • child and adolescent development, psychological wellness and  skills,

  • professional issues, ethics and child protection, child mental health, developing childrens emotional well-being,

  • Multi agency work, working in a school setting, working with families and working with groups. This training enables participants to become effective and psychotherapeutic counselors.

  • The impact of globalization and rapid development of the regional economies have created a more affluent and complex society and Work culture. The Children and adolescents as well as families are facing increased psycho-social problems in all spheres of activities. There is an increasing demand for professionally trained counselors to help individuals deal with the sometimes overwhelming concerns of everyday living.
  • The focus of this course in on improved parenting skills and modifications to challenging behavior of children.

   Learn how to work effectively with children and young people!

   Elementary school counselors often:

  • oversee school-wide programs that promote positive self-concept and appreciation of others;

  • conduct student groups to strengthen coping skills;

  • assist in the transition between elementary and middle school;

  • participate in parent-teacher conferences; and

  • Conduct developmentally appropriate class guidance lessons.

WHY SHALL YOU JOIN IISP COURSES?

  • Recognized/ affiliated accredited training with one-to-one tutor support.

  • NOT FOR PROFIT INSTITUTE FEES SUBSIDIZED FOR SHORT DURATIONS BY H M J FOUNDATION INC NATIONAL CHARITY, Similar  P.G DIP IN U K COST G B POUNDS 12000/- ONLY

  • Study at home in your own time.

  • Suitable for both education and counseling professionals, and vital information on parenting principles /skills for parents.

  • A useful addition to your CV and as evidence of Continuing Professional or

  • Personal professional development and Development for counselor accreditation purposes.

  • Up gradation to higher degree course/specialization

   Flexible Distance Learning

There are no set class times, so you can fit study into your life in a way that suits you. You’ll benefit from one-to-one support from an expert personal tutor who you can contact by email or telephone at any time.

This is a comprehensive introduction to working effectively and therapeutically with children and young people up to the age of 18 years.

 Advantages of this distance learning course:

  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.

Study topics include:

the child-counselor relationship; theoretical and practical foundations; child counseling skills and approaches; understanding adolescence; the process of therapeutic change; play therapy; self-esteem building; social skills; developing protective behaviors.

I'm a teacher and wish to become a Professional school counselor...

  • If you are already a teacher, the transition into the school counseling career can be as an ordinary career change. As long as you have already completed two years of satisfactory educational experience, you only have a few more steps to complete.

  • You will need to complete P.G DIPLOMA STUDY MODULES WITH LIVE CASE HISTORY PROJECT WORK IN SOLUTION FOCUSEDSED COUNSELING with elementary and secondary school students.

. Get trained quick and conveniently. Children deserve the best possible care and start in life which we can give them and during their   early years ELEMENTARY SCHOOL COUNSELORS/ practitioners play a vital role in how they are shaped and molded; they are   crucial to their future development .Key result areas of an effective school counselors are :-

  • An understanding of the Professional counseling process;
  • An ability to integrate theory and research into practice;
  • A commitment to preventive, developmental approaches

 

Professional School counselor’s k-12 students,

An Indian perspective of school education process enhancing the understanding of how historical, philosophical, and political influences have shaped and affected the development of counseling practice warrants potential effective school counselors to

  • ; Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Skills to work in a rapidly changing and diverse society including differences as gender, age, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, race, and religion;
  • Skills required working effectively with students? parents, teachers, school staff, and the community;
  • An ability to assist students in responding to stresses and Crises generated by changes in family, personal relationships, the school, and the community;
  • Skills needed to effectively use technology;
  • Leadership qualities in education at the local, state, regional, and national levels;
  • A commitment to lifelong personal and professional development;
  • and An ability to model the highest professional and ethical standards through counseling, guidance, research, and service.

   Your Skills and Qualities are fully utilized in school counselors’ profession

  • Successful school counselors have excellent, highly developed listening skills, and both written and oral communication skills. These professionals are detail-oriented, able to think critically, and efficiently organized, with the ability to maintain detailed records.
  • Any counselor, particularly those who are employed in a school setting, must maintain high ethical and professional standards at all times. School counselors often need to have children related acts and laws knowledge and responsibilities, such as state laws that mandate the reporting of suspected abuse, and must be able to deal with delicate and potentially damaging situations.
  • Finally, an effective school counselor is compassionate, understanding, and enjoys working with people of all ages, from youth to parents and school staff members. School counselors must possess the ability to read personalities and potential, in order to guide the decisions that will have a lifelong impact on their students.

    IISP’ pioneering efforts to build a cadre of professional School Counselors –elementary, middle and secondary schools

    Applicants from diverse academic, social, and cultural backgrounds committed to advancing the profession of school counseling are     encouraged to apply. Applicants who do not meet a specific requirement but have shown keen aptitude to help and work with     children and show strength in other requirements will be considered on an individual basis. Admission is not based on any single     factor, but on a composite assessment of the following:

    Framework and reflect to ensure that he/she shall effectively accomplish the role and responsibilities:-

    WHAT DOES A Professional School Counselor DO?

  • Helps students develop a positive attitude toward school and learning

  • Helps students develop good relationships with peers, teachers, parents, and siblings

  • Helps students improve their communication skills and develop effective decision making strategies

  • Helps students deal with personal concerns, develop, developmental tasks, crises, school related problems home concerns, health and physical development

  • Helps to ease the transitions between school settings from primary to middle and beyond, to post secondary with career /major selection of stream

  • Plans and implements with teachers a program of activities designed to enhance the personal social/emotional development of elementary students

Course Structure & Study modules PRIMARY, UPPER PRIMARY(Elementary) SCHOOL COUNSELLOR study modules total 8 only. mod 44,3 4 5 6 ,7 and two study modules optional from 8,10.11,12,13, followed by Case studies solution focused project work.

  • Module 1 An insight to  child development-Developmental Psycholo9gy,early views on emotional development, attachments and mothering ,family and other care givers, temperament & personality, Acquiring Behavior-conditioning and Social learning Theory,

  •  Babies from birth to twelve month, emotional & Social development

  • Children from twelve to eighteen months, emotional & Social development

  • Children from eighteen to twenty four months, emotional & social development

  • Children from twenty four to thirty six months, emotional & social development

  • Children from thirty six months to fifty months, emotional & social development

  • Children from fifty months to five years, emotional & social development

  • Children from five to six years, emotional & social development

  • Children from six to eight years, emotional & social development

  • Children from eight to twelve years, emotional & social development

  • Children between twelve to sixteen Years, emotional & social development

 

Module 2. Child Development -Changing problem behavior, jean piglet’s Theory of Cognitive Development, Children’s Moral Development, Development of Play, Going to School, Nature of intelligence, Visual Perception, The Development of Language and communication, Acquiring Gender Roles, Aggression in children,

Module 3/46 (A).Counseling Skills & Theory & Approaches-All about counseling skills theories, skills and approaches, other psychological vocations, effective counseling process, qualities of an effective counselor, underlying theory of Existential Counseling & psychotherapy, Psychodynamic counseling. Phenomenology and humanistic approaches, cognitive & Psychoanalytic approach, 2002 study ranking 99, most eminent psychologists of 20th century,

Module 4. & 5 /46(B) & (C) counseling skills and theories-Gestalt therapy, psychodrama, transaction Analysis, Behavioral and Cognitive Approaches, Roger’s Theory Of Self, Basic of theory of Person centered Counseling, Therapeutic Approach of person centered Counseling, His theory based on 19 propositions, significance of Maslow’ work in relation to counseling, Existential Counseling, Psychodrama ,

Module 6.. Behavioral & cognitive Approaches- Evolution of Behavior Therapy-J B Watson,E.L Thorndike, B.F.Skinner, Social learning Theory, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, counseling skills in the group. Theoritical approaches to group work, limitations.

   Module 7.. Ethical and professional conduct of professional school/college and counselors. as related to ISCA Members.

   Special  Module 8 Principles of Parenting   Am I Not Spoiling My Child, challenging task of parenting, parental warmth & affection    vital, spoiled/growing children, children’s identity, but how do I control my child? Child and own Routine and reinforcement, Good    Parenting Behaviors Avoid Spoiling, helping young children behave, disciplining child, Exploring the different types of families    Domestic violence, or intimate partner violence, is a violation of human rights. It involves violent, abusive or intimidating behaviour    carried out by an adult against a partner or former partner to control and dominate that person.

   Module -09 Impact of domestic violence on children Domestic violence causes fear, physical and/or psychological harm. It is most    often violent, abusive or intimidating behavior by a man against a woman. Living with domestic violence has a profound effect upon    children and young people and may constitute a form of child abuse.

   Special module 10. This study module on Children’s Behavior helps in many ways and gives you valuable skills. Conditioning  and    social learning theory.

   It will help you

  • recognize the different types of behavior in children

  • understand the various factors influencing a childs behavior

  • encourage positive behavior in children

  • set guidelines to deal with unwanted behavior

  • write and maintain suitable child management policies

  • understand the importance of observation and assessment

  • spot the warning signs of a child being bullied

  • identify strategies for dealing with bullying

Special module 11.-“Successful Parenting Skills that builds- Children's self esteem to shape Behaviors, personality traits and habits “Childhood Challenges-Identify the learning difficulties that hinder the learning process in children. Psychological abuses and issues- unnoticed/unattended, suspicion of BSELD (learning difficulties),Assessment specific learning difficulties by school teachers, four ways of parenting care/style, Child rearing tips for parents

Special Study module 12 Academic attainments Students develop strategic reading, writing, and speaking skills that are essential to their success in an information-rich world. Through immersion in a wide variety motivational learning, play, art story telling texts, students learn to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate text, communicate effectively, and enjoy the enrichment that reading and writing affords in their daily lives.

Study module -13. Individual/ group counseling in schools – elementary school children Academic, personal, social skills- developmental competencies, helping students meet the laid down academic Standards: will acquire the attitudes, knowledge and skills that contribute to effective learning in school and across the life span. Complete school with the academic prep.    Students will understand the relationship of academics to the world of work and to life at home and in the community interpersonal skills to help them understand and respect self and others. will make decisions, set goals and take necessary action to achieve goals. Students will understand safety and survival skills.

SC-03 P.G Diploma Course/PROFESSIONAL COUNSELLORS  -2 A COLLEGE STUDENTS 

PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS GOLLEGE/INSTITUTES/UNIVERSITY & OTHER COURSES

The desirable profile of prospective professional counselor for College /technical institutes -must have the ability to:

Understand, respect and value a client’s beliefs and experiences.
Believe in the client’s capacity to find their own best solutions.
Empathize well and have highly developed communication skills.
Be open to developing their own personal awareness and be able to work
with developmental feedback; personal and professional.
Be open to exploring his/her client work honestly during the supervision
process.

Definition of Professional Counseling services – is the application of mental health,Psychological or human development principles, through cognitive, affective, behavioral or systematic intervention strategies. By using these strategies, professional Counselors address wellness, personal growth. career development issues, as well as mental health pathology. Professional Counselors have graduate training and education and often work in schools, colleges and universities, career agencies, substance abuse facilities, and clinics and hospitals.(UNESCO,WHO)

Role and Functions of Professional Counselors professional counselors are

uniquely empowered as campus based professionals, who help students succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally .they collaborate with educators, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supporting learning environments.

“ISCA National Model for comprehensive and integrated professional counseling services focuses on 8 general domains for effective applications in everyday professional activities. They are equipped to promote, support Psychological wellness of students, resilience by collaborating with all concerned stakeholders, facilitating environmental changes conducive to good health and adjustments for students, and accessing resources to address a wide variety of behavioral,

learning, mental, and physical needs” (ISCA)

Course structure & details M Sc professional college Counselors- 12 STUDY MODULES -8 ASSIGNMENTS /P.G DIP 8 STUDY MODULES 5 ASSIGNMENTS  –REDUCED DURATION UNDER RPQ

Total 14 STUDY MODULES (300 HOURS STUDY-8 hours per week) 24 /12 months

– Course fee Rs 44000/-plus registration 1500/- and actual courier expenses Rs 1200/-inland

ISP MODULE 14 -The growing teens and the young person’s world, professional counseling environment, data based decision making, at the individual and systems levels, evaluation there of.

IISP MODULE 15 Environmental stresses and hazards for young people , impact on the development of mental health related problems. Academic counseling

skills at UG level

IISP MODULE 16 Making proactive application of counseling strategies,

comprising specialist skills, techniques and approaches for the young people

Making counseling relevant to their needs,

Foundation of counseling theories, principles of proactive approach,

Application of useful counseling micro skills,

Promoting change in attitude of the young people

Collaborative and consultative relationship with all stakeholders,

IISP MODILE 17- Devising and developing Counseling Strategies

Psycho –educational,

Cognitive behavioral,

Behavioral,

Creative & Symbolic

IISP MODULE 18.RELEVANT ABILITIES AND SKILLS OF PROBLEM

SOLVING

Recognizing, Defining and representing Problems

Looking insights about Insightful Problem Solving

Motivating Self Regulated Problem solving

Evaluations of feelings and thinking about implications for Problem Solving

IISP-MODULE 19 Thoughts that generates distorted thinking

Types of distorted thoughts and process of thinking,

Steps to apply counseling approach to reduce distorted thinking,

Motivational principles / core beliefs to manage anger,

Use of threats/anger as a psychological defense

General approaches to resolving conlicts,

In genuine and hollow beliefs about assertiveness,

IISC406 – Career Counseling and guidance (3 Credits)

IISP-MODULE 20-SPRITUAL CARE, CONCERNS AND

UNDERSTANDINGS

Main Functions and experiencing all of our emotions

Basic Survival needs, relational societal needs and Spiritual /Existential

needs,

Embarrassing situations and shame-a feeling of distress,

Anger as prejudice, jealousy, resentment and cause of distorted values and

beliefs

Envy and ego centric behavior

IISP 21 & 22 MODULE Prevention Resources- Ragging,

bullying, violence and suicide ideation.

A frame work of college/institute - wide prevention and safety system

Defining & describing all the dangerous threats to student’s security and

safety,

How to create policy and adopt preventive measures school wide and

outside.-A comprehensive sustainable approach.

Preventive strategies, interactive and experiential strategies, including

training of peer group,

Collaborative and support group interventions,

Problem solving and resolution with follow up on assertiveness, self control

on challenging behavior, anger management,

26. Case studies Project work

Anti ragging, bullying policy, case studies,/ case histories project work and

process of dealing with bystanders and triangle dynamics behavior evaluations.

 

23, 24 &25 on counseling SKILLS AND APPROACHES –TEENS AND YOUTH

To develop understanding of the developmental needs of young people aged 11-

25, focusing particularly  on the process of adolescence. This training will offer the

opportunity to study, critically discuss, practice, review and evaluate proactive

counseling approaches specifically orientated to working with young people,

which differ from approaches used with children and adults and which are

underpinned by Youth Access core values and principles, and informed by Youth

Access Quality  Standards for Counseling.

 

Topics covered:

Theories of adolescent development and changes in the adolescent

behaveiour

Young people in transition from dependence towards autonomy

Attachment theory and its relevance in Adolescence

The Geldard & Geldard model of proactive counselling

Confidentiality, consent , Competence and Fraser Guidelines

Counselling young people in different settings &at risk students

Using effective approaches to regular review and evaluation of counselling

Youth Access Quality Standards for Counselling and Core Values and

principles of working with young people

Code of ethics and counselors role and responsibilities when working with

young people

Counseling center & Program Model-

At One of the Reputed College

(Professional Counseling SERVICES FOR STUDENTS -- MADE MANDATORY BY MHRD IN ALL IIMs, IITs & NITs –in all CBSE AFFILIATES & AICTE Approved colleges- emphasize on prevention Resources for ragging, bullying, violence & suicides)& career counseling.

 

A MODEL OF COLLEGE STUDENTS’ COUNSELLING CENTRE

Campus Based Counseling Centre

 

Major depression increases the likelihood of substance abuse, Bullying of sorts, impairs functioningat school, and influences an individual’s subsequent development in negative ways. Depression can also co-occur with other disorders, including physical illnesses and other mental disorders, such as anxiety and eating disorders. It is important to have mental health services available on college campuses for students who need help.

 

PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES INDIVIDUAL COUNSELLING BY PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS

 Besides ragging/bullying /sexual harassment/abuse the  

College can be an overwhelming place, especially for students just starting college, and the shift to a new life at school can trigger previously unde