Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement present 10775NAT Graduate Certificate in Bereavement Counselling and Intervention

Event Dates: Wednesday 1 April, 2020 to Friday 3 April, 2020
Time:9.30am-4.30pm and ongoing for 11 months
Venue:Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
Cost:Total cost $6, 800, Enrolment fee $640.00, Payment Plan $560 x 11 months
Target Audience:Entry Requirements - Counselling qualification: have completed a Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma in a counselling related field. Experience: minimum 50 hours of one on one supervised counselling or working towards this.
Registration information:Find out more at Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement website
Contact Details:Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement - Freecall: 1800 642 066 or Email:

First time offered in Western Australia in Partnership with Cancer Council WA

Course Description

The 10775NAT Graduate Certificate in Bereavement Counselling and Intervention (GCBCI) is designed to provide current and appropriate training and education in applied competencies and theoretical frameworks deemed essential for the provision of effective bereavement counselling and intervention.

This course has been developed by experts in their specific fields to ensure the Course Content is current, evidence based and grounded in both research and practice. The course is a mixture of face to face and online delivery.

Our course is nationally recognised, post-graduate VET Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, equivalent to a Bachelor Honours Degree, and is specifically designed for health practitioners with appropriate training and substantial work experience in human services field and wanting to specialise in grief and bereavement counselling.

What you'll learn
  • Analyse current education and research underpinning grief and bereavement practices and bereavement counselling
  • Evaluate theoretical models, counselling theories, stress and coping models
  • Provide appropriate bereavement counselling and support
  • Effectively interpret client's responses to grief, coping mechanism, normative grief factors and likelihood of risk
  • Assess individuals for risk of prolonged grief
  • Apply interventions that serve to minimise risk and vulnerability and enhance protective factors
  • Work with individuals experiencing intense emotions that may complicate or prolong grief
  • Work with clients who are members of special populations
  • Practice and develop practitioner self-awareness and self-care

Information and Application Process For more information visit Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement here

Applications close 18 March 2020

Enquiries: Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement - Freecall: 1800 642 066 or Email:

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