HIV / AIDS Counselling I & II - Amani Counselling Centre & Training Institute | Educartis

Nairobi
2 months
Course
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This two-month course on HIV/AIDS Counselling is open to learners interested in developing professional counselling skills in this specialised field. Through a combination of theory and practical work, participants will explore the difficult issues of living with this disease, as well as the psychological theories of counselling in relation to it. The programme is very relevant for community leaders, workers, project managers, NGO workers and Women and Youth Leaders. 

Kenya is home to one of the world's worst HIV and AIDS epidemics and counselling is a fundamental component in the prevention, treatment, and care of this disease. If you are looking for a meaningful career that will allow you to make a significant difference in your community, then this field of counselling could be right for you. This on-campus course equips you with the in-depth knowledge, expertise, and practical skills required  to become a successful proponent of community health and wellness. 

At the end of this programme, students will receive a Certificate of Completion in HIV/AIDS Counselling. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Upon completion of this programme, students will be able to: 

  • Recognise the effect HIV/AIDS has on the human body, as well as help clients to make an informed decision about HIV testing. 
  • Provide information about the possible means of preventing HIV and other STIs. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the procedure and techniques involved in counselling and testing for HIV/AIDS. 
  • Explain the impact of STIs and HIV/AIDS on vulnerable groups within the community. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the treatment, care, and support, as well as the rights of people affected and infected by HIV/AIDS. 

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Certification obtained

Successful candidates of this HIV/AIDS Counselling programme will receive a Certificate of Completion 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This two month programme will provide a foundation for several careers including: 

  • HIV Counsellor 
  • Health Minister 
  • Support Group Facilitator 
  • Outreach Counsellor 

Admission Criteria

This Certificate in HIV/AIDS counselling is designed for anyone with an interest for working in a helping field. 

The admission criteria is as follows:

  • Minimum KCSE C- 
  • Counselling work experience in the HIV/AIDS field is an added advantage

How do I apply?

Please visit the Amani Counselling and Training Institute to collect and complete an application form. Learners will pay a 1,000 KES non-refundable fee for application processing. Please attach the following documents: 

  • Copy of any previous certificates
  • 1 passport size photograph
  • Copy of your National ID/Passport

After application, you will be contacted for a formal interview. 

Detailed course information

This is a two month, intensive course taken on-campus. The course outline is as follows: 

  • Theories of counselling
  • Counseling skills and Practice
  • Counselling Process
  • Self Awareness
  • Group Theory
  • Contextual lssues

Where and When

01/11/2018

Amani Counselling Centre & Training Institute


Mbagathi Way Off Langata Road P.O. Box 41738 - 00100 Nairobi Kenya., Nairobi, Kenya

01/11/2018

Amani Counselling Centre & Training Institute


Mbagathi Way Off Langata Road P.O. Box 41738 - 00100 Nairobi Kenya., Nairobi, Kenya

01/12/2018

Amani Counselling Centre & Training Institute


Mbagathi Way Off Langata Road P.O. Box 41738 - 00100 Nairobi Kenya., Nairobi, Kenya

01/12/2018

Amani Counselling Centre & Training Institute


Mbagathi Way Off Langata Road P.O. Box 41738 - 00100 Nairobi Kenya., Nairobi, Kenya