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Stress Counselling Level 3

Course Code: ABC018
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Looking to take the next step in your career or branch out and start a career in counselling all from the comfort of your own home? 

This flexible course is the perfect solution; you'll examine a range of counselling approaches and models used in stress counselling without having to attend any classes. 

This course is perfect for those already involved in a counselling role and would like to expand their skills to understanding stress or those with a keen interest in the subject. 

On successful completion of this course, you'll be able to: 

  • Understand the challenges of client issues and how to resolve them 
  • Explore the different types of stress conditions 
  • Examine a range of counselling approaches and models used in stress counselling

With full tutor support available and no deadlines or timetabling to contend with; learning a new skill has never been easier. A simple and stress-free way to study all from the comfort of your own home.

You can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be sent via post or email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Home learning is a convenient way to boost your skills so enrol with us today and join the 50,000 people who have improved their career prospects by studying with us.

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Counselling skills
    • Core skill sets
    • The scope of counselling
    • Theories
    • Core competencies and values of counselling
    • The aims and objective of counselling
    • The counselling relationship
    • Basic ethical principles of counselling
    • Transference and counter transference
    Unit 2: Counselling approaches
    • The psychodynamic approach
    • The humanist approach
    • The cognitive approach
    Unit 3: Understanding stress
    • The stress reaction (biological and psychological)
    • How individuals cope with stressful situations
    • Stress disorders
    • Heightened accessibility
  • Unit 4: Application of theories and models
    • Crisis intervention for stressful situations
    • ABC method
    • Iceberg Theory
    • Self awareness
    • Loss and grief
    • Problem management
    • Dealing with false memories and reprocessing
    Unit 5: Stress counselling in action
    • Family issues and family stress
    • Identity stress
    • Ethical dilemmas
    • Stress of addiction
    • Bereavement stress
    • Depression
    • Workplace stress
    • Trauma stress
    Unit 6: Being a stress counsellor
    • Legal and moral rights
    • Ethical codes
    • Confidentiality
    • Complaints
    • Data protection

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 80 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

  • Study Method

    This course will enable you to work when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Stress Counselling Level 3 Certification.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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