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Working with families has become an integral part of the education field in today’s society, thus this module is designed to follow on from, and compliment the introductory to counselling module and address the issues and complexities in dealing with families. Reappraisal of basic counselling skills and core knowledge will be covered, together with a detailed examination of the key approaches or theories to counselling directed at families.

Programme Fee

Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform. 

Endorsement & Recognition: 

This programme is recognized and endorsed by the Seychelles Qualifications Authority (SQA), established under the Seychelles Qualifications Authority Act of 2005. 

Entry Requirements: 
Entry Requirements - No 
Age Experience - 19 Years Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes 
Numeracy Proficiency - No 
Pre-requisites - No
  1. Introduction to Family Counselling
  2. Ethics, Consent, Counsellor Responsibilties and Historical Background
  3. Processes in Family Counselling
  4. The Psychodynamic Approach
  5. The Person-centred Approach
  6. The Cognitive Behavioural Approach
  7. Systems Theory
  8. Focus on specific problems

Coursework 1 - 40%
Coursework 2 - 20%
Quiz - 10%
Report - 30%

Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in Family Counselling (BEd), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):
  1. Bachelor of Education (Honours)
Continuing Education: 
Upon successful completion of this Bachelor of Education (Honours) programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):
  1. Master of Education by Research
  2. Master of Education by Coursework
Career Opportunities: 

School leavers who want to get a head start before joining an academic programme or a working adults who want to upskill or learn a specific skill; work with rapidly changing technology; and/or acquire specialised skills sought after by employers.