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Learn Domestic
and Family Violence
Support online –
anywhere anytime

Your career in Domestic and Family Violence Support
is now within reach and within budget.

The best defence against domestic and family violence is inarguably knowledge. By working as a Support Worker, you are using such knowledge to help thousands of adults and children affected each year and make a positive difference to their lives.

The Advanced Certificate in Domestic and Family Violence Support teaches you all skills and industry secrets to identify, intervene, respond and raise awareness towards domestic violence incidents. You will also be trained in various anger management services, power of communication and how to support victims.

Course Details

Study Duration:

This Domestic and Family Violence Support online course takes approx. 6-18 months to complete and you have lifetime access to suit your self-paced learning.

Study Method:

100% Online

Start Date:

Enrol whenever you see fit.

Fees & Charges:

Shouldn’t be a problem now with 2 easy options:
Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan ($25 per week).

Core Modules

1Child and Adolescent Mental Health

  • Nature and scope of mental health
  • Childhood depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Tic disorders
  • Brain disorders
  • Other types of disorders
  • Abuse, neglect and other environmental problems
  • Problems of adolescence
  • Holistic and alternative approaches to treatment

2Child Counselling

  • Introduction to child psychology
  • Cognitive development
  • Language development
  • Emotions and Socialisation
  • Moral development
  • Sexual development
  • Counselling skills – Listening and bonding
  • Counselling skills – Reflection
  • Counselling skills – Questioning
  • Counselling skills – Interview techniques
  • Counselling skills – Changing beliefs and normalizing
  • Finding solutions
  • Ending the counselling

3Crisis Counselling

  • Developmental crises
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Violence and sexual assault
  • Crisis and drug addiction
  • Family crises
  • Crises and cultural issues
  • Danger of crises and effective intervention
  • Understanding methods of crisis intervention
  • Ethical, professional and legal issues

4Family Counselling

  • Nature and scope of families
  • Family dynamics
  • Identify problems
  • Support structures
  • Approaches to Family Therapy
  • Considering solutions

5Relationships and Communication

  • Stages and problems in relationships
  • Principles of communication
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Communication in emerging relationships
  • Self-awareness and communication goals
  • Communication patterns in relationships
  • Influences on relating behaviour and PBL
  • PBL to create and plan a counselling intervention for a couple

6Anger Management

  • Nature and scope of anger
  • Managing anger with counselling
  • Managing anger with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Anger management techniques for violence
  • Anger management for people with mental health issues
  • Anger management for children and adolescents
  • Anger management for people with special difficulties
  • Anger management services
About Courses4me

Courses4me is a new age online education company, with decades of experience in both the public and private education space. Our founders have a combined 27 years experience in education and training and have come together to provide quality and affordable education for everyone that is looking to upskill.

Career Opportunities

This certificate opens up the gateway for you to seek employment in various businesses, either as a/an:

Community Mental Health

Support Worker

Telephone Counselling

Youth Counselling

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