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Course Title
DIPLOMA IN COUNSELING: HIV TESTING AND COUNSELING IN COMMUNITY AND CLINICAL SETTINGS
Course Description: The Diploma in Counselling: HIV Testing and Counselling in Community and Clinical Settings is packaged in three modules namely: Module I Counselling Psychology I; Module II Counselling Psychology II; and Module III a specialized course in HIV Testing and Counselling in Clinical and Community Settings. This diploma intends to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills, attitudes and values which respond to their needs and other people’s mental health processes through reflection and evaluation of self and others.
Duration: One and half years Modes of Delivery:
  • Block Mode: 2 years (24 months) with 8 blocks in total where each block takes 10 Weeks (2 weeks of class work and 8 weeks of class assignments).
  • Evening Mode: 2 years (24 months) with 8 blocks where each block is 8 weeks long (6 weeks of class, followed by a 2 week period assigned for class assignments).
  • Full Time Mode: Delivered continuously over a period of one year with the each of 3 diploma modules covered for a period of 3 months; 2 months of class followed by a month of class assignments.
  • This course is based on mastery learning thus it incorporates interactive and participatory approaches with a mix of theory and practical.

Certification: Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC)
Entry Requirements: KSCE C- or certificate in a course examined by KNEC
Who should attend:Form four leavers,Certificate holders certified by KNEC
Learning Outcomes:Increases one’s self-awareness,Communication skills,How to provide quality counseling and psychosocial support to groups and individuals,How to make a business plan,How to conduct HIV counseling and testing.
Benefits of the Course:Career progression for those that have a certificate,Advanced knowledge and skills in counselling on various social aspects and different individuals and groups,Opportunity to advance to a degree level after course completion,Opportunity to work in NGOs and other civil society organizations dealing with Health and HIV related fields
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