What Will Learn?
This course is part of the Accelerated Doctorate in Grief Counseling program at AITU. It is a 4-hour semester course that must be completed within 6 weeks. The aim of this course is to introduce students to the theory and practice of grief counseling. The coursework topics include: the nature of the experience of grief, attachment/loss, the major factors that mediate the mourning process, “uncomplicated” vs. “complicated” grief processes and how they can be facilitated by the counselor, special types of loss (such as through suicide), grief in the family system, preparing to deal with loss/grief as a counselor.
Grief Counseling is a required course of the Accelerated Ethereal Master of Grief Counseling Degree program at American International Theism University. It introduces students to the theory and practice of grief counseling. Anyone who wants to become a grief counselor will benefit from this course immensely.
The course topics include:
- The Nature of Experiencing Grief
- Attachment and Loss
- The Major Factors That Mediate the Mourning Process
- Uncomplicated vs. Complicated Grieving Processes
- How a Grief Counselor Can Facilitate the Grieving Processes of Patients
- Special Types of Loss (e.g., suicide)
- Grief in the Family System
- Preparing to Deal with Loss as a Counselor
As you can see, there are a wide variety of relevant topics discussed in this course. Its curriculum is designed to teach Master’s Degree students the knowledge and information necessary to be a successful grief counselor in a professional setting. Whether you want to work in your private practice or for a school or government agency, you will have a rewarding career in this field.
Grief counselors have a unique position of earning a comfortable six-figure salary while helping people manage their emotional grief and lead happier lives. You could help them manage the grief of losing a loved one or some other trauma they experienced. Then you can go home every night feeling better about yourself and what you do each day of your life.
Students can complete the Master of Grief Counseling program within six weeks. It is an online course that can be accessed at your convenience day or night. Once you have completed the Grief Counseling course, you will have four credits added to your academic record. You’ll then be on your way to earning your Master of Grief Counseling Degree as you progress through the Master’s program.
American International Theism University is authorized by the State of Florida, Department of Education Commission on Independent Education, Section 1005.06(1)(f), to award Associate, Bachelor, Master and Doctorate Degrees.
The American International Theism University is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC). ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that they are a high quality institution.
ASIC is recognised by UKVI in UK, is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) in USA and is listed in their International Directory, is a member of the BQF (British Quality Foundation) and are institutional members of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network).