Diploma in Clinical Counseling

  • 3 months course
  • Provides a strong background in counseling history, philosophy and ethical standards
  • Course material developed by experienced specialists
  • Web-based learning

Key Features

Certification by AHERF & Medvarsity

Web-based training

Become a certified counselor

Designed to build the counseling skills needed to help the clients attain their needs and goals

Course Description

The ‘Diploma in Clinical Counseling‘ course is designed for learners with demanding schedules, this course ensures that students already working in the counseling field and those entering the profession , develop the skills and leadership abilities to deliver optimal services to their clients.

This course is aimed at graduates in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Allopathic Medicine, Dentistry, Ayurveda, Unani, Homeopathy, Physiotherapy, Paramedical Sciences, Allied Health Sciences and Biotechnology.

This course presents multiple career opportunities to doctors wishing to pursue this specialty. They can choose to become counsellors along with their clinical practice or choose counselling as a career by being a part of corporate and community healthcare, join as counsellors for special health care services like Hospices, Geriatric healthcare etc.

This course is certified by Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation & Medvarsity.

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Course Outline

Session 1
History of Counseling
Role of the Counselor
Ethical Issues in Counseling Process
Basic Empathy
Probing
Effective Challenging
Clinical Interviewing
Therapeutic Assessment
Session 2
Approach to Counseling
Psychoanalytic Therapy
Person-Centered Therapy
Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Theories of Counseling
Coronary Heart Disease
Hypertension
Diabetes
Stroke
Chronic illness
Cancer & AIDS
Pain Management
Rehabilitation Medicine
Obesity
Eating disorders
Children & Adolescent
Older Adults and Geriatircs 
Course Duration
  • 102 Hrs (Learning Content)

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FAQ

1. Eligibility for the course
  • Can I submit my certificates at a later date after enrollment or can I enroll by providing my provisional certificates?
    • Certificates are a proof of your previous educational background check thus will be required for the enrollment. However in case of any difficulty you may give a written undertaking to that effect for providing the certificates within the stipulated time frame.
  • Are there any prerequisites for joining this course?
    • To be eligible for this program, you need to be a Life Science Graduate (Pharmacy, Allopathic Medicine, Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Unani, Dentistry, Paramedical Sciences, Physiotherapy, Allied Health Sciences and Biotechnology)
  • What are the prerequisites for an international student?
    • An international medical graduate should apply for a provisional certification to MCI prior to admission to this course. Our guidance counselors will be able to provide more information on the same.
2. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • To access the course, click on the "Learn" button on the top right of this page using the login ID and password provided to you. In case you don't have access to login ID and password, write to us at srm@medvarsity.com & quote your registered email ID.
  • What if I am unable to open the Medvarsity website?
    • For any queries or any technical assistance, please call on our toll free number (1800-103-6006) or write to us at srm@medvarsity.com. The matter will be looked into at the earliest.
  • How do I access my course?
  • My User ID and Password isn't working on the LMS.
    •  You will be issued a new user ID and password on completion of the registration process. The user ID created for your registration process will not work on our LMS.
3. Contact Program
  • Is the contact program mandatory for completion of course?
    • Any contact program provides a student with an opportunity to learn clinical hands-on techniques and skills that are helpful in the practice of the discipline. It is therefore recommended that you opt for contact program although it is optional and depends on your decision.
  • What if I am unable to attend the contact program at the scheduled dates?
    • You can attend the next scheduled contact program upon information and concurrence by your program coordinator
  • Can I choose the center where I wish to attend the contact program?
    • You will be required to attend the contact program at the nearest prescribed center where you are assigned. Shifting of Contact Program Centre is not advisable because for each of such facilities Medvarsity has to assign a Mentor Specialist based on number of students at the assigned Contact Program Centre.
  • Will there be arrangements for lodging and boarding provided for students during the Contact Program in case their contact center is out of station from their hometown?
    • You will have to make your own arrangements for boarding and lodging. We can provide assistance in finding an accommodation, but the expenses are to be borne by the student
4. Assessment and Exams
  • How will I be assessed during and at the end of the course?
    • You will be assessed through MCQ based online assessment at the end of each module. At the end of the course, you will take the Final Examination (MCQ based online assessment) and viva examination.
  • What is the criterion for being eligible for the Final Examination?
    • You should have passed MCQ based online assessment of each module with a minimum of 60% marks. Then only you can take the Final Examination.
  • How do I appear for the MCQ based online Examination at the end of each module?
    • You have to login into our LMS at lms.medvarsity.com or www.apolloknowledge.com using your user ID and password, and then proceed with the examination as follows:
    • Click on My courses and then click on learn option. Here you will find various options like case discussions, videos, animations, eBook, assessment etc. Click on take assessment and read all the instructions carefully
    • Click on it and then click on to start exam and your exam will begin
    • Every 60 seconds page gets deactivated, hence it is important that you refresh the page time and again.
  • What if I am not able to clear the module tests in the first attempt?
    • If you are not able to clear the module test in the first attempt, you can always take a second attempt to clear your module tests.
  • What if I am not able to clear the module tests in the second attempt?
    • You can write to us at srm@medvarsity.com requesting for another attempt by paying a reactivation fee.
  • How many attempts do I have for the final exam?
    • One attempt
  • What if I do not clear the final examination?
    • You can attempt the exam again by paying the applicable reactivation fee.
  • What if I feel that a question is wrongly framed or an answer is wrongly marked in the online exams?
    • If you feel that something is wrongly mentioned, you can write at srm@medvarsity.com, directing it to the academics team.
  • While attempting the online exam, what if there is a power cut or the internet gets disconnected?
    • If at all there is a power cut or your internet gets disconnected, there is nothing to worry. When you login again, you can  continue your test from the point where you had stopped.
  • What if I am not able to complete the course within the duration?
    • You will have to send a request to the CRM team to extend your course and pay the applicable reactivation.
5. Placement Assistance
  • Do you provide any placement assistance?
    • We do not provide any placement guarantee as an outcome of the course. On a case to case basis we will introduce your profile to specific recruiting partners but no job guarantee is provided.
6. Feedback
  • What if I have any concerns regarding the program delivery or what if I have any suggestions to improve the quality of the course?

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