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Crisis Counselling Online Course

Crisis Counselling Online Course

Develop your ability to effectively counsel and assist clients in times of crisis. This course provides those already in the counselling or helping industries with knowledge and skills to give specialised counselling, and will contribute to comprehensive counselling training for those wishing to work in this field.




Online, Correspondence


from $50.00 AUD week


There are 9 lessons in this course:

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

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.


  • Identify what constitutes a crisis and to discuss methods of crisis intervention
  • Discuss current ethical, professional and legal implications of crisis intervention.
  • Explain the dangers posed by crises to the individual, the counsellor and those around them during crisis intervention, and to determine effective modes of intervention.
  • Identify and explain crises evolving from a developmental perspective.
  • Explain the symptoms, treatment options and possible outcomes of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
  • Describe the effect of violence and sexual assault on the individual and possible modes of intervention.
  • Explain the relationship between crises and drug dependence.
  • Discuss the major issues that arise in family crises and appropriate methods of intervention.
  • Discuss cultural influences on crisis situations.

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