Short Courses - aifc

Transforming lives to transform communities.

Our popular short courses are built for those looking to refresh their skills, progress towards an accreditation or simply become more equipped in their workplace.

As trusted leaders in Christian Counselling, aifc takes a comprehensive and balanced approach to counselling training that integrates psychology, theology and spirituality.

Our courses are offered face to face or online.

Find the Short Course that's Right for You

aifc offer two modes of study for you to choose from when selecting a short course

Accredited Option and a Professional Development Option

SHORT COURSE
Working With People At Risk

CHCCCS019 – Recognise and respond to crisis situations

An overview of the skills and knowledge required to recognise situations where clients and others may be in imminent crisis, and then work collaboratively to minimise any safety concerns and make plans to access support services.

Location, Time & Date:

Sydney:  20 June 9am – 12.20pm
Perth:  21 June 2019 – 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Melbourne: 11 July – 1.10pm – 5pm
Brisbane: 20 June – 9am – 12.20pm

This very worthwhile Professional Development opportunity includes: 

  • 3+hr Workshop
  • Course Reader Material
  • Certificate of Attendance with ACA OPD points

Cost: $180

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Term three 2019

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SHORT COURSE
Counselling therapies 101

CHCCSL006 – Apply counselling therapies to address a range of client issues


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select and use different counselling therapies to meet client needs.


Location, Time & Date:

Sydney:  21 June 1.10pm – 5pm
Perth:  22 June 2019 9am – 12.20pm
Melbourne: 13 July at 9am – 12.20pm
Brisbane:  21 June 1.10pm – 5pm

This very worthwhile Professional Development opportunity includes: 

  • 3+hr Workshop
  • Course Reader Material
  • Certificate of Attendance with ACA OPD points

Cost: $180


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Term three 2019

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WEBINAR
The Impact of Trauma on Families – Presented by Shivon Barresi

This webinar will focus on the various definitions, categories and layers of trauma experienced by clients. It will explore the relational disruptions as a result of experiencing a traumatic event, and the impact these experiences can have on an individual and family. It will emphasise the need to apply trauma-informed family sensitive practice; looking at the implications and principles when working with family systems. There will be a Q&A opportunity at the end.

 

When: Wednesday 12th June 7.30pm – 9.00pm AEST

 

Costs: Free (no certificate) or $30 for Certificate of Participation with 5 ACA OPD points (requires completing a short assessment with multiple choice questions and a short reflection on personal application)

 

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Term three 2019

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WEBINAR
Working with couples – A Christian Counselling Introduction – Presented By Tracey Milson

This webinar will introduce common couple issues and how to work with couples from a biblical perspective. Key points that will be covered are covenant vs contract, communication interventions, conflict resolution principles and an overview of proven couples counselling models, closing with a Q&A opportunity 

 

When: Wednesday 29th May 7.30pm – 9.00pm AEST

 

Costs: Free (no certificate) or $30 for Certificate of Participation with 5 ACA OPD points (requires completing a short assessment with multiple choice questions and a short reflection on personal application)

 

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Term three 2019

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Interested in professional development for your school or organisation?

aifc offers tailored on-site professional development and short courses for schools, churches or teams, delivered by our experienced trainers and professional counsellors.

If you feel that your organisation could benefit from training in any of these topics, please register your interest for a quick consultation with one of our team.

Why study a short course?

Start your counselling journey.

If you’ve never studied counselling before it’s a perfect way to experience studying with aifc.

Continue to build your knowledge and skills.

If you have existing counselling qualifications short courses are ideal for deepening your knowledge and up-skilling.

Use your credit for future study.

Receive a competency transcript that can be applied towards a VET qualification.

Maria Tan

I have encountered all sorts of mental health conditions, and I wanted to be in a better position to help people. By studying with aifc, I felt I could be best equipped to help those around me.

Anton

I like how at aifc there are like-minded people - all the students, and even the lecturers, their insights and having the biblical Christian foundation, that was what really drew me to it.

Rhonda Newton

I was at aifc open day, and my hear started beating really fast. I felt the presence of the Holy Spirit all over me, and I felt God was saying to me, "this is for you. I want you to do this."