Certificate in Child & Adolescent Counselling

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Do you love children? Do you want to understand their psychology? If you are passionate about children and their wellbeing, …

Do you love children? Do you want to understand their psychology? If you are passionate about children and their wellbeing, this course is perfect for you.

The Child and Adolescent Counselling Certificate course is designed for learners looking to gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of child and adolescent behaviour. If you have an interest in becoming a child counsellor this course is very useful. Children nowadays lead their lives in stressful and pressurised circumstances. Many of them require professional counselling.

The Child and Adolescent Counselling Certificate course will enhance your skills and techniques so that you can develop your counselling attributes suited to children starting from the age of toddler all the way to a teenager.

The Child and Adolescent Counselling Certificate course will explore child development, therapeutic language and psychological issues. The course also goes into in-depth detail on how to deal with family issues, grief, peer pressure, low self-esteem, bullying, sexual identity, addictions and self-harm. It is a career that you can do from your home, start your own counselling practice and take steps to become a professional counsellor.

  • Course Outline
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Why consider learning at Study 365?
  • Certificate in Child & Adolescent Counselling Course Benefits
  • Course Duration
  • Entry Requirements
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Qualification Title: Certificate in Child & Adolescent Counselling
  • Qualification Type: Level 2 Certificate 
  • Accreditation Status: Accredited by CPD and iAP
  • Course Duration: Self-paced (module availability: 365 days)
  • Guided Learning Hours: 04
  • Availability: International
  • You will learn how to work with young children and teenagers
  • Child development at various ages
  • Understand child abuse and child bullying
  • Gain an understanding on grief and loss
  • Understand conflict and stress in young children and adolescents

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited access from anywhere, anytime
  • Support by email, phone and live chat
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Quizzes, tests mock exams, practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card

You have unlimited access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at anytime.

  • You must be over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding of Maths, English and ICT
  • The course is for learners who have an interest in child psychology
  • Individuals who have basic background in child development and psychology
  • The course is also suitable for counsellors and social workers with an interest in children and adolescents

At the end of the course you will be required to take a multiple choice question assessment test. The multiple choice question assessment will be automatically marked with learners receiving an instant grade.

Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded the Certificate in Child and Adolescent Counselling.

The Child and Adolescent Counselling Certificate will be awarded by CPD & iAP. This internationally recognised qualification will make your CV standout and encourage employers to see your motivation at expanding your skills and knowledge in a field you are passionate about.

Once you successfully complete the Child and Adolescent Counselling Certificate you will be qualified to work in the following positions. The qualification will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner is given below.

  • Social Worker
  • Childcare Worker
  • School Counsellor
  • Early Childhood Educator

Course Curriculum

Free Promotional Video
Child & Adolescent Counselling: Promo FREE 00:00:00
1: Introduction
About the Course 00:00:00
Definition of Counselling 00:00:00
The Counselling Relationship 00:00:00
2: Psychology of Growth and Development
The Development Cycle 00:00:00
Parent, Child, Teacher Relationships 00:00:00
The Complexities of Growth 00:00:00
Introduction – Psychological Development 00:00:00
3: Therapeutic Language and Behaviour
Conflict and Stress 00:00:00
Behavioural Therapies 00:00:00
Working with Children 00:00:00
The Use of Language 00:00:00
Memory 00:00:00
4: Psychological Issues
Grief and Bereavement 00:00:00
Exploring Grief and Letting Go 00:00:00
Dysfunctional Families Explained 00:00:00
What is Co-Dependency? 00:00:00
Child Bullying and Child Abuse 00:00:00
5: Therapeutic Outcomes
Psychological Study of Education 00:00:00
Transformation 00:00:00
Using Newly Found Skills 00:00:00
Recovery – The Therapeutic Process 00:00:00
Moving on – Emotional Intimacy 00:00:00
6: Working as a Counsellor
Setting up a Practice 00:00:00
Additional Materials
Change & Transformation
Child Bullying and Child Abuse
Conflict and Stress
Counselling Relationship with children
Dysfunctional Parenting
Grief and Bereavement
Opening Your Practice
Parent, Child, Teacher Relationships
Psychological Development
What is Counselling
Working with Children
Mock Exam
Mock Exam : Certificate in Child & Adolescent Counselling 00:40:00
Final Exam
Final Exam : Certificate in Child & Adolescent Counselling 00:40:00
Certificate Download Guide
Certificate Download Guide 00:02:00

Students feedback


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    A M


    February 05, 2023

    I love knowledge and you raised the bar! well planned and prepared training sessions.

    J R

    Joanne Rowell

    January 07, 2023

    Very easy to follow.


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    October 06, 2022
    Thoroughly enjoyed

    Really interesting

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    Star Watson

    September 09, 2021
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    Star Watson

    September 09, 2021
    Certificate in Child and Adolescent Counselling

    Really satisfied with this course it was easy to use and understand and I hope this is the beginning of a career in counselling and helping young people live happier lives, for me

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    Star Watson

    September 09, 2021
    Certificate in Child and Adolescent Counselling

    Really satisfied with this course it was easy to use and understand and I hope this is the beginning of a career in counselling for me


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    March 26, 2020
    Amazing course! Counselling Level 3

    Very informative! I enjoyed acquiring a new skill from Study365

    M E

    Miller Evans

    December 05, 2019
    Successful results

    I’m glad that I took this course, because I gained successful results. The course content was extensive and a wealth of information was provided which was very useful for me. I was able to prepare for the exam. My experience at Study365 was something I hope to have again.

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    Keegan Davidson

    November 24, 2019
    Highly effective

    As someone who works in child counselling I found this course highly effective. I was able to gain a wealth of information through this course to help create a positive and lasting change in children and adolescents who require my services.

    C M

    Chester Morgan

    November 12, 2019
    Great training programme

    The programme was really good and up to standard. The tutor presented it in an easy to understand way. The more challenging parts of the course were simplified. Altogether, I found the training very informative and strongly recommend it to other learners.

    G M

    Greyson Mitchell

    October 25, 2019
    Incredibly important

    As a child counselor, I took this course because I felt it was incredibly important to my career goals. I want to enhance my understanding of counselling, and learn new tips and techniques which I was able to by following this course at Study365.

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    Cassius Anderson

    October 16, 2019

    The course was straightforward and to the point. It covered child counseling in-depth, and how to develop a sense of intuition that can be applied in different situations.


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    October 15, 2019
    Child and adolescent counselling

    I passed first time, I am so proud of myself.
    A great course with interesting information. This will be a great start to help me get to my next job. Thank you so much for the next step of improving my life and other.

    M C

    Maxwell Cooke

    October 07, 2019

    The course touched on key modules in-depth and discussed all topics on child and adolescent counselling. I’m glad I took this training as it has helped me greatly in my job as a child counsellor.

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