The course is preceded by CIDBT 4111, Introduction to Pet Bereavement Counselling Skills. The introductory course covers the following areas of bereavement counselling:
This course is designed for qualified professionals who intend to support owners and carers of pets who have experienced a pet or animal bereavement within contexts including veterinary, instructional and voluntary or welfare and counselling practice.
Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:
Breakdown of your studies:
Phase 1 (Home Study)
Understanding self-disclosure and personal boundaries
Understanding Embedded Counselling
Utilising counselling strategies in case studies
Researching and studying the symbiotic relationship between human and animal
Phase 2 (Home Study)
Understanding the depth and breadth of pet bereavement and loss
Designing counselling goals, tasks and methodologies
Learning effective organisation and network building skills
Phase 3 (Home Study)
Working with cultural diversity
Dealing with difficult situations
Managing practical case studies
Reflecting on pet bereavement
This course costs £585. Payment can be made with PayPal (you do not need to be a member). You can pay direct to our bank, our banking details will be shown at the checkout, they will also be emailed to you if you choose this option. You can also pay by cheque, again details are shown at the checkout and emailed to you.
Your tutor for this course is Diane Kunas.
This is a Home Study course which has four phases, there are no workshops to attend.
This course needs to be completed within six months. Extensions can be granted under exceptional circumstances.
On passing this course you will be mailed a physical certificate of pass. Please ensure we have your correct postal address.
This course is approved by the PETbc