Admissions

Applications are welcome from qualified applicants for admission into various programmes for the 2020/2021 and 2019/2020 (Sandwich) Academic Years. Welcome TUCEE Institute of Counselling and Technology students come from across the regions of Ghana, and some throughout Africa, representing diverse perspectives, experiences, backgrounds and cultures.

CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR COUNSELLORS PROGRAMMES

  • Foundations of Cyber Counseling Practice
  • Modalities And Ethics In Cyber Counselling
  • Introduction to Pre-Marriage Counselling
  • Fundamentals in Couples and Family therapy

FOUNDATIONS OF CYBER COUNSELLING PRACTICE

OVERVIEW
This course is designed to explore the meaning, scope and importance of Cyber Counselling as a professional skill or practice. It aims to increase students’ understanding of Cyber Counselling concept and to help them to consider how their training can contribute to effective counselling in a technologically advanced world. Students will be guided to cover areas such as tools, types and systems in Professional Cyber Counselling, modalities of cyber counselling and using their Cyber communication skills in challenging and diverse situations. Students will also look at possible scenarios for Cyber Counselling in the future, carefully contrasting remote counselling work to virtual reality.
OBJECTIVES:
  • To explore the meaning, concepts, theories and principles of Cyber Counselling.
  • To evaluate the varied tools, types and systems in Professional Cyber Counselling.
  • To understand the modalities of cyber counselling and working with individuals, families, groups and organizations via internet and non-internet services.
  • To examine the current role and relevance of cyber counselling in society and its prospects for the future.
ENTRY REQUIREMENT:
  • Participants should possess at least a Certificate in Counselling Psychology
  • Should have at least one experience in face-to-face counselling
  • Should be a computer and information literate

MODALITIES AND ETHNIC IN CYBER COUNSELLING

OVERVIEW
The aim of this course is to provide a thorough overview of different counselling modalities, and explore critical issues of communication within the cyber counselling space. Students will be helped to develop relevant knowledge and understanding of the unique characteristics of internet and non-internet based counselling, with a further examination on how these modalities interplay within synchronous and asynchronous communication models.
OBJECTIVES:
  • To explore the nature and scope of internet-based cyber counselling and therapy using video conferencing platforms.
  • To examine the nature and scope of non-internet based cyber counselling and therapy.
  • To examine the concept of communication, essential components of Communication and the channels of communication in the cyber counselling practice.
  • TTo explore the importance, advantages and limitations of the various cyber counselling modalities.
ENTRY REQUIREMENT:
  • Participants should possess at least a Certificate in Counselling Psychology
  • Participants should possess at least a Certificate in Counselling Psychology
  • Should be a computer and information literate

INTRODUCTION TO PRE-MARRIAGE COUNSELLING

OVERVIEW:
This course intends to assist students to acquire the knowledge, skills and practice required in planning and working through the counselling process with individuals who are intending to get married. Students will be introduced to a variety of approaches that have been developed for thorough premarital counselling. The student will develop the requisite skills and knowledge of using premarital inventories, assessment, and counselling to develop healthy, vibrant, and faith-grounded pre-marriage counselling.
OBJECTIVES:
  • To improve students’ ability to communicate effectively with would-be couples and help them set realistic expectations for their intended marriage.
  • To equip students with the skills in helping would-be couples to establish positive attitude towards marriage
  • To guide students to provide an in-depth study of premarital counselling as well as dissolution, intervention strategies, and factors central to pre-marital stability of marriage, growth and health.
ENTRY REQUIREMENT:
  • Participants should possess at least a Certificate in Counselling Psychology
  • Should have at least one experience in face-to-face counselling

FUNDAMENTALS IN COUPLES AND FAMILY THERAPY

OVERVIEW:
The aim of this course is to expose students to an in-depth examination of the dynamics of marriage and family relationships, with emphasis on the structure and function of marriage, various aspects of the marital relationship, family systems, and ways to conduct marriage counselling as a creative, preventative, and healing ministry. It exposes students to short-term and long-time interventions that can be used in helping couples overcome or cope with their marital challenges.
OBJECTIVES:
  • Reflect theologically on various controversial marital issues such as divorce, re-marriage, same-sex marriage, interracial marriage, communications and sex in marriage.
  • Introduce students to various empirically supported treatments for marriage counselling, e.g. The Gottman Method, Emotionally Focused Marital Therapy, Hope-Focused Marriage Counselling.
  • Provides students with the requisite skills and knowledge to assist couples through crises and to develop healthy, vibrant marriages and Christ-like marriages.
ENTRY REQUIREMENT:
  • Participants should possess at least a Certificate in Counselling Psychology
  • Should have at least one experience in face-to-face counselling