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An academic course is a class or short series of classes designed to prepare students for college-level study or to supplement their current level of education with additional training and qualifications. These programs may last for up to a year and are available in a wide variety of subjects.

What is a course in social work? For individuals who want to improve the lives of others and those who are already employed in the field of human services, a course in social work can be a valuable stepping-stone to new skills and career opportunities. Participants often learn to interact compassionately with a variety of vulnerable populations, including children, criminals, abuse victims, the disabled and the elderly. Topics of study usually include sociology, psychology, ethics, social policy, grant writing and research.

Many students with an interest in social work are naturally compassionate. Their studies can prepare them to channel that compassion into action, enabling them to make a real difference in the lives of those who are struggling.

Academic courses vary greatly, and the cost of a course depends on the institution, the number of classes required for a degree and the length of the degree program. Students who are interested in social work can find courses at traditional universities and online schools.

The field of social work is broad, encompassing diverse populations and organizations. Depending on their education and experience, students who complete a course in social work can find employment in government agencies, treatment facilities, home healthcare and non-profit organizations. They may specialize in mental health, substance abuse, family services or public health. Social workers often educate the public on important issues, offer counseling and support, and ensure their client’s basic physical and emotional needs are being met.

A course in social work can add to a professional’s qualifications and prepare a participant for further study. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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15 Results in Social Work

Ambra College

The International School Mediation - EIM is an innovative development program of mediation practices and collaborative practices in Brazil. Developed by dialogue and AMBR ... [+]

International Mediation School

The International School Mediation - EIM is an innovative development program of mediation practices and collaborative practices in Brazil. Developed by dialogue and AMBRA College Institute, the focus is the development of skills and abilities from four areas: management, legal, technical and practical.

The goal is to train a new generation of professionals committed to leading the transformation of how conflicts are resolved in Brazil. Through Premium Certification in Mediation, the participant will be fully entitled to the following:

Apply the main mediation techniques used in the country which has the most developed mediation of the world (United States); Develop strategic and sustainable way skills and mediation skills and collaborative practices in public and private institutions; Using the tools of mediation and collaborative practices based on trading strategies and neurolinguistic programming; Create means to spread the dialogue as a conflict resolution tool based on different media (books, articles, legislative proposals, interviews, etc.); Building the academic authority in the area of ​​mediation and collaborative practices. ... [-]
USA Orlando
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
220 hours
Campus
Online
La Salle International Graduate School IGS

Our program is recognized by AECOP (Spanish Association of Coaching and Process Consulting), and is a valid training for certification ... [+]

International Executive Coaching Program

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AECOP certified program. The only one that provides a set of tools to support the coaching (Feed-back 360, personality questionnaires, Myers Briggs, FIRO B, use in combination with 360 º).

The program is conceived as an entity and a process, therefore, is not built by micro lectures.

Their differential values ​​are:

• Openness to different models and ways to understand and play the role of coach.

• The experiential training as one of the best ways to generate learning.

• Monitoring as a tool for quality and continuous learning of a coach. Practices guaranteed and supervised by senior coaches.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2020
Part-time
6 months
Campus
Coaching for Change

On completion of the online course, classroom course or verified recognized prior learning, learners will use the A3 methodology and template to tackle a real-life proble ... [+]

Overview

On completion of the online course, classroom course or verified recognized prior learning, learners will use the A3 methodology and template to tackle a real-life problem. Therefore, your company will realize a return on investment from you progressing this qualification.

The process for achieving this level 3 qualification You complete the e-learning course or classroom (Please note we also consider recognized prior learning) You register with Coaching For Change and pay the qualification and support fee. Photo ID will be required. You complete the A3 for your project (including sign off from your sponsor) and upload it to the Learning Management System. You complete the Co... [-]
United Kingdom Derby
Open Enrollment
Campus
Online
Coaching for Change

If you are new to coaching or looking to broaden your change leadership skills, exploring coaching for the first time and want to experience the benefits of using a coach ... [+]

Getting Started in becoming a great coach

If you are new to coaching or looking to broaden your change leadership skills, exploring coaching for the first time and want to experience the benefits of using a coaching style, then this is the course for you. You will find that you change your approach at work and home and become more effective with a wider choice of actions.

For the fully taught program there are 4 days of classroom work covering units:

D3.01 Understanding good practice in workplace coaching

Describe the role, responsibilities, and characteristics of the effective workplace coach Describe the range of appropriate behaviors for a coach to use to demonstrate respect for learner’s views and attitudes, promote equality of opportunity and avoid abusing their relationship with others Explain how appropriate assessment tools can be used to identify a person’s learning needs and learning styles or preferences Explain the importance of agreeing on appropriate learning outcomes for workplace coaching activities Explain how the agreed learning outcomes and a person’s learning styles or preferences should be used to determine an appropriate coaching style Recognise any potential barriers to achieving the planned outcomes of coaching in the workplace and explain suitable strategies to overcome these barriers Assess own ability to use a variety of interpersonal communication strategies and give effective feedback to learners on their performance in order to coach them in the workplace ... [-]
United Kingdom Derby
Open Enrollment
4 days
Campus
Coaching for Change

Coaching for Change is proud to offer the Institute of Leadership and Management’s (ILM) Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring qualification. This qualification is designed to s ... [+]

Overview

Coaching for Change is proud to offer the Institute of Leadership and Management’s (ILM) Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring qualification. This qualification is designed to support leaders in the development of management coaching and mentoring skills, as well as helping them to identify the links between coaching, mentoring and the achievement of business goals.

What Does The ILM Level 5 Coaching Qualification Involve?

This qualification can be gained through two approaches:

7 days of classroom learning; A blend of three days of classroom learning and then additional time spent learning via an internal portal at your own convenience.

Whichever of these approaches you take you will be required to spend 12 hours of your time coaching within your organization, building up the practical experience of coaching and logging your work.... [-]

United Kingdom Derby
Open Enrollment
12 hours
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
LoveOne...LoveAll Study and Travel Abroad Program

Your son or daughter will have the opportunity to enjoy their youth-vibrant, energetic, and curiosity to explore the many diverse cultures on four continents. ... [+]

Our Program

Nothing will prepare you for when you come upon a pride of lions resting under a tree in Atosha National Park, Namibia. The same is true when all of a sudden the catwalk you have been walking on ends and you are facing “ the devils throat” and a display of Nature’s incredible power at Iguazú Falls, Argentina/Brazil. The great Himalayas will mesmerize you in Darjeeling, India, Pokhara and Jomsom, Nepal.

A more subtle demonstration of the world’s grandeur is experiencing and living among people in their unique regions. Communities such as Varanasi, India, the Medina’s ( enclosed old cities within ancient walls) in Fez, Meknes, and Marrakesh, Morocco highlights how people have lived continuously for hundreds of years. To become a part of that community is most memorable and an appreciation as to how it’s citizens continue to live successfully.... [-]

USA Santa Fe
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Full-time
1 semester
Campus
Distance Learning Centre

The Support Work in Schools Level 2 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, C ... [+]

The Support Work in Schools Level 2 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant.

This is a knowledge-based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc as well as those who work directly with children and young people.

It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.

As it's a knowledge-based qualification, it can be taken by learners not yet employed in a school, as well as providing initial training/induction for those new in post.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
80 find your juris doctor
Online
Chartered Institute Of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

This programme has been specifically designed for busy practitioners who recognise the value of achieving a postgraduate level CIPD qualification. You need only attend on ... [+]

An intensive, fast-track qualification programme

Develop specific knowledge and understanding in the area of coaching and mentoring by reviewing, questioning and considering solutions to meet strategic business needs.

This programme has been specifically designed for busy practitioners who recognise the value of achieving a postgraduate level CIPD qualification. You need only attend one week of face-to-face workshops with the remaining support and submission being completed by phone or online within four weeks of the workshop. 


Who is it for



This programme is aimed at delegates who:


are senior enough to make strategic decisions and/ or have a level of influence that will impact other key stakeholders have a good level of coaching and mentoring experience and knowledge – ideally 3 years are working for an organisation that has a real need to introduce and /or improve coaching and mentoring initiatives are keen to have all the face-to-face workshops completed in a one week block, so the programme can be very suitable for practitioners working outside the UK. ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Full-time
5 weeks
Campus
MasterPrep International

The admission process is a complex and lengthy journey that can take numerous months before a final selection result. Admissions to colleges and universities programs dem ... [+]

Admissions Counseling and Essay Editing

The admission process is a complex and lengthy journey that can take numerous months before a final selection result. Admissions to colleges and universities programs demonstrate an ever growing competitive spirit, especially at the best European and North American schools. The schools are constantly raising GMAT/GRE and TOEFL/IELTS test scores, making their academic and professional application criteria increasingly selective. At the same time, they are looking for applicants with unconventional profiles and unusual experiences and skills. Aspects such as an international vocation, the ability to work in a team, multicultural flexibility and strong leadership potential are demanded now more than in the past.... [-]

Italy Milan Rome Naples Switzerland Zürich  + 2 More
Open Enrollment
Full-time
10 hours
Campus
Online
Of Course Learning

This course will help you either set up your own life coaching business, or it can be used as a personal self-development tool. This course covers all aspects of life coa ... [+]

This course will help you either set up your own life coaching business, or it can be used as a personal self-development tool. This course covers all aspects of life coaching and so makes it the perfect choice for those people wishing to train as a life coach, as well as those people wishing to set up their own life coaching practice. Equally though, it is perfect for those who wish to use life coaching as a self-development tool, in order to reach one’s full potential. The course comes with unparalleled support from the course creator, Libby Seery, and she is available 7 days a week. During the course you will be introduced to many tools and techniques which will equip you with the skills necessary to become an effective communicator, ensuring you get the most from personal and professional relationships. You’ll learn how to set goals and how to achieve them with the aid of the SMART and TGROW coaching models. You’ll have everything you need as all course materials are included as part of the course, including over forty downloadable resources, all of which are ready for you to upload your own company logo too, and personalize as your own.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online USA USA Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Of Course Learning

In the modern world counselling and CBT training is essential for people who want to make significant changes to their personal and professional lives. This course will g ... [+]

In the modern world counselling and CBT training is essential for people who want to make significant changes to their personal and professional lives.

This course will give you a deep understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and its relevance to your life and the lives of those around you. Further, it will equip you for the next stage in your learning in advanced counselling skills or on the road to becoming your own CBT therapist.

This course covers the following topics:

What is CBT, who uses it and what can it be used for How to apply CBT as self-help therapy The principles of CBT and the CBT triangle Recognising and identifying emotions, feelings and behaviours ... [-]
USA USA Online United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Damelin Part Time

On successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Debt Counsellor Training Certificate. ... [+]

Course in Counselling - Short Programme in Debt Counsellor Training (NCR)CertificationOn successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Debt Counsellor Training Certificate.Entry Requirements

Grade 12/NQF level 4 qualification Minimum of two years working experience in any of the following fields: Consumer protection Legal or Para-legal services Accounting or financial services Educating or training individuals Counselling of individuals General business environment experience

Course DurationThe programme duration is 5 days and the tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroThe National Credit Act has been passed by parliament in March 2006, to make provision for a Debt Counselling Programme to assist over-indebted consumers. To register as a Debt Counsellor, one is required to undergo Debt Counsellor Training which: • Is approved by the NCR, and • Complies with all the requirements of the National Credit Act and Regulations. The purpose of the training is to: • Inform learners about the background of debt counselling • Train learners to be competent in debt counselling • Enable eligible learners to register with the NRC as Debt Counsellors • Take learners through the process of debt counselling.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Part-time
5 days
Campus
International Career Institute

ICI’s life coaching course gives you the opportunity to guide people in their search for personal satisfaction and/or professional growth. Life coaching careers are ... [+]

ICI’s life coaching course gives you the opportunity to guide people in their search for personal satisfaction and/or professional growth. Life coaching careers are very fulfilling because a competent life coach becomes a part of other people’s improvement as a person and as a career-driven individual. This career choice is very exciting, too, as it offers tons of opportunities to establish new relationships and at the same time benefit from its flexibility and earning potentials.

Course Outline Introduction to life coaching Individual perception Lifestyle organization The coaching processes Coaching skills Coaching delivery Coaching and psychology Meeting coaching objectives Objectives and planning Review and adjustment Career Prospects ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
International Career Institute

Many people find satisfaction in being a part of an individual’s growth. As a teacher’s aide, you can experience this while enjoying an exciting and fun-filled career. Al ... [+]

Many people find satisfaction in being a part of an individual’s growth. As a teacher’s aide, you can experience this while enjoying an exciting and fun-filled career. Although this profession does come with challenges, becoming a teacher’s aide can be very fulfilling. Just enter the field prepared by completing a teacher’s aide course from ICI and you will surely find success and stability in this career.

Course Outline Educational psychology Office practices Classroom delivery Skills Course writing and development Careers Counselling Counselling and psychology Career Prospects

A teacher's aide, also referred to as teacher assistant or integration aide, render support to preschool, elementary, and high school teachers. They can solely assist in clerical and administrative tasks, work closely with students, or perform both as needed. Specific duties include:... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
International Career Institute

ICI’s counselling and psychology course allow you to achieve a very rewarding career in a rapidly growing profession. You can find many opportunities to work in establish ... [+]

ICI’s counselling and psychology course allow you to achieve a very rewarding career in a rapidly growing profession. You can find many opportunities to work in established institutions and companies as well as help people cope with personal and professional difficulties. We offer you a course developed and conducted by qualified professionals who are highly experienced and successful in the field.

Course Outline Module 1: Introducing Counselling Skills Module 2: Personal Development Module 3: Taking Care of Yourself Module 4: Maintaining Good Practice Module 5: Being a Listening Helper Module 6: Qualities, Skills, and Knowledge for Listening Module 7: Recognising Your Own Barriers to Listening Module 8: Establishing a Helping Relationship Module 9: Counselling Practice 1: Beginning the Discussion Module 10: Counselling Practice 2: Deepening Understanding Module 11: Counselling Practise 3: Working with Action and Endings Module 12: Being Prepared for Common Personal Problems Module 13: Understanding People from a Social Perspective Module 14: Understanding Individuals from a Psychological Perspective Module 15: Coping with Different Types of Helping Conversations Module 16: Dealing with Difficulties Module 17: Key Counselling Skills Career Prospects ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online