One of the flagship programme developed and conducted by MIND India is the Three Months Certificate Course in “Counselling Skills”. It is a full-time professional course affiliated to Indian Council for Professional Educational Mission (ICPEM), registered under Niti Aayog, Government of India (KA/0021735), ISO 9001-2015 and accredited by CCL Accreditation Council (CLLAC). ICPEM affiliated course certificates are globally accepted. https://icpem.in/
Indian Council for Professional Educational Mission (ICPEM) certified (ICPEM, is registered under Niti Aayog, Government of India (KA/0021735), ISO 9001-2015 and accredited by CCL Accreditation Council (CLLAC). https://www.icpem.in/institute/302
Indian Council for Professional Education Mission is a service oriented organization registered under Niti Aayog (Government of India) to impart non-Conventional, skill-based, tailor-made courses to professionals, under privileged, less fortunate, downtrodden, school dropouts and others who lost their opportunity to pursue their regular education. ICPEM started in the year 1997 and has now grown into an affiliating body which has over 450 affiliated institutions (colleges) globally and has helped thousands of students get gainful employment and better jobs. ICPEM upholds high standard of education which focuses on skill-based learning both online and blended formats through its affiliated institutions. ICPEM awards a Course Completion Certification at the completion of the skill-based course provided by the Affiliated Center. This certification is awarded to students as a skill-based training certification (skill-based educational qualifying certification). ICPEM certification is NOT a License Certificate to practice any form of Professional Skill which needs a license.
The course is perfectly suited to meet the current demand as it emphasizes on practical, experiential training which provides the trainees with the applied skills and confidence required in the field. The course offers a unique combination of didactic and practical training, including classroom exercises and intensively supervised on-site practicum with 50% theory based and 50% practical based training, as required by ICPEM
Duration: 3 Months The course will be held twice a year. February and August every year. The course will be conducted physically in full time mode
Pedagogy: The course is perfectly suited to meet the current demand as it emphasizes on practical, experiential training which provides the trainees with the applied skills and confidence required in the field. The course offers a unique combination of didactic and practical training, including classroom exercises and intensively supervised on-site practicum. The course format will be 40% theory and 60 % practical with field practicum and skills practice
Graduate with 50 % aggregate marks from disciplines of Psychology, Sociology, Education, Social Work, Child development, Applied Health Sciences
Graduate with 50 % aggregate marks with minimum work experience of 3 years attached to a Government organisation or Not-For-Profit Organisations (NGO)/ Institutions/ Companies working with issues related to children, youth , women, personal rights, geriatrics, disabilities, mental health, Family & Marriage, Career & Guidance, HIV & AIDS, Tele helpline, Trauma & Disaster Management and Corporate Counsellor.
Batch size: 20 participants per batch
· Hospitals & Clinics
· Educational Institutions
· Rehabilitation Centres
· Special Education Centres
· Vocational/Career Guidance Programmes
· Nursing Profession
· Support Groups for Alcoholics/Drugs & Other Substance Users
· Community-Based Mental Health Programmes
· Corporate Houses, Etc.
· The course will be conducted by MIND India, affiliated centre under ICPEM
· 75% attendance of course work by students required to appear for exams
· Assessment and examination will be as per the norms of the ICPEM
· Certificate will be provided by ICPEM to the successfully passed candidates as well as certificate of participation will be provided by MIND India
According to World Health Organization by 2020, the emotional health of humanity will decline drastically if the status of mental health care and intervention do not change. It is estimated that 20-30 million Indians are in need of some form of mental health care. Every year 2.5 lakh new cases are reported. But these figures do not include the thousands of others who may be suffering in silence especially post COVID without access to help
With timely intervention and proper care, at least 60 per cent of person in need of mental health care can recover completely and at least 70 per cent can avoid chronic illness and disability. However, in India, trained counsellors are few and far between. Moreover, the services provided are mostly in the urban centers which at times are beyond the affordable reach of the common man as well as organizations working at the grass root level. The market demand is for affordable job seekers who are also capable and are equipped with the appropriate skills and applied practical knowledge of counselling.
Understanding the demand for trained personnel to offer for counselling services and psychological intervention, MIND India under the guidance of Dr Sangeeta Goswami, has developed the course syllabus on “Certificate Course in Counselling Skills and has been approved by panel of subject matter experts
· Human Relation Skills
· Theories of Psychology & Counselling
· Counselling Skills
· Application of Counselling & Therapeutic Interventions in different settings
· Field work and Skills Practice