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Counselling Practice in Institutional and Community Corrections

Supporting offenders on their journey towards change through counselling

About this course

Counselling is essential for addressing the unique challenges and needs of offenders within the correctional institution or community setting. Effective counselling is more than knowing specialised theories and techniques. It is also about possessing the ability to communicate and build a working alliance with the offender, and is a collaborative process of discovering areas of challenges, strengths, and working towards their aspirations.

Upon completing the course, you will have a better understanding of the microskills and their applications to various settings, as well as methods for improving our counselling practices.

Course Access Period

Please note that this is an online self-paced asynchronous course where learners will be granted two months of access from the enrolment date. Do also note that the course tile may take up to 48 hours to show up on your dashboard after purchase, and your access will start after it has been made accessible.

What you will learn

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe what effective counselling is
  • Discuss the importance of applying ethics, multicultural competence and wellness into counselling practice
  • Describe the application of Basic Listening Sequence skill set
  • Describe the five stages of counselling
  • Describe the application of microskills in various settings
  • Explain the importance of evaluating and improving our counselling skills
  • Start: Available Now
  • Length: 5 hours
  • Price: S$54.50 (including GST)
  • Course Provider: Singapore After-Care Association
  • Subject: Counselling, Corrections, Rehabilitation, Social Work, Volunteering
  • Language: English




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