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    Graduate Certificate in Loss, Grief and Trauma Counselling
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    Graduate Certificate in Loss, Grief and Trauma Counselling

    Flinders University

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    Australia, Adelaide

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Graduate Certificate

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Course Code

    036367E

    Campuses

    Main Site

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesMarch-2025
    Apply to this program

    Go to the official application for the university

    Duration 6 month(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 17,250  / year
    Next Intake March-2025

    Graduate Certificate in Loss, Grief and Trauma Counselling

    About

    The Graduate Certificate in Loss, Grief and Trauma Counselling is a specialised course for social workers, nurses, teachers, counsellors and other professionals who wish to gain the specific skills and knowledge required to assist people suffering loss, grief or trauma. It offers a great deal of choice, and every attempt is made to meet each candidate's interests and learning needs.

    The program provides you with an understanding of theories related to loss, grief and trauma experiences and the ability to counsel people in a culturally effective manner. Topics cover areas such as bereavement and loss, interventions in situations of trauma, and professional practice project. You may also be able to select one elective in interventions with children and young people or loss, grief and trauma counselling - human-animal interactions.

    Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    The minimum entry requirement is comparable to an ATAR of 65, please note that some Flinders programs require higher than a comparable ATAR of 65. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

    Secondary schooling in Australia - using your ATAR

    If you completed your secondary education in Australia with an ATAR, please refer to the international Undergraduate entry requirements (PDF).

    Prerequisite subject requirements

    Some courses may have additional entry requirements, such as prerequisite subjects or knowledge in a particular area. For further information please see the individual requirements for programs on the course listings.

    Credit for previous university studies is granted at the discretion of the faculty that administers a chosen course. If you are seeking credit or exemption you will need to provide detailed subject outlines of studies completed.

    If you do not meet the necessary academic requirements you may enrol in a Foundation Program at Flinders International Study Centre (FISC).

     

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.

    Career

    This course will strengthen the knowledge base and practice skills of those already working in, or seeking to work in, settings providing services to people who have experienced significant loss or trauma. It does not qualify graduates for accreditation by any of the Australian counselling accreditation bodies.

    Potential occupations include:

    • community services project officer
    • case manager
    • school counsellor
    • mental health nurse
    • social research officer
    • youth pathways officer.

    Potential employers include:

    • governmental departments
    • hospitals
    • health and community centres
    • correctional services, schools
    • welfare agencies.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 17,250 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
    Flinders University

    Graduate Certificate in Loss, Grief and Trauma Counselling

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