The Graduate Diploma in Counselling (GDC) is intended for individuals looking for the basic training of listening and having a handle of the issues in human functioning and development. It enables one to be in the general people helping ministry. The GDC is one year full time and 1.5 to 3 years part-time.
|First Semester||Credit Hours|
|Christian Spirituality for Counsellors||2|
|Introduction to Counselling Theories||2|
|Counselling Foundations and Practice of Listening Skills||3|
|Counselling Issues I - Common Problems||3|
|APA Referencing and Research Writing||AU|
|Second Semester||Credit Hours|
|Child & Adolescent Therapy||3|
|Social & Multi-cultural Issues in Counselling||2|
|Professional Ethics & Ethical Issues||2|
|Counselling Issues II-Trauma and Crisis Counselling||3|
|Counselling Practicum G1||2|
All applicants will undergo psychological assessment and a panel interview with the SOC faculty as part of the entry process.
At SBC, we seek to build up our community through blended learning: designing synchronous and asynchronous learning activities using both physical and online platforms. Students may expect to be enriched with a variety of face-to-face and online learning experiences during their studies at SBC.