Counseling For Loss, Grief And Bereavement - Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling - KIPC | Educartis

1 weeks
On Campus


Course Overview

This short course in Counselling for Loss, Grief and Bereavement aims to promote awareness and understanding amongst its students of loss and death, and how it affects individuals. Taken on-campus at the Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling, graduates of this unique programme will have the skills and experience to better understand, support, and care for those facing or coping with some of life's most difficult moments. 

Grief counselling professionals specialise in working with clients who are coping with profound loss in their lives - whether it's the death of a loved one, a terminal illness, or any other significant personal bereavements. While this can be an emotionally challenging field, it will also give you the opportunity to help individuals heal, adjust to their changed situations, and live happier and healthier lives. If you're looking for a career that will give you the tools and techniques to positively impact someone's mental state and life, then this course will ensure you have the basic knowledge and experience to begin building a thriving and successful career in this sector. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of the course, students will be able to: 

  • Fully understand the mourning process and study the different theories and approaches when it comes to this field of psychology. 
  • Gain an enhanced awareness of the death, dying, and grieving process. 
  • Explore emerging counselling trends such as art therapy, journaling, and online communities. 
  • Participate in community support groups as well as within individual sessions.
  • Practice active listening and provide individualized attention.
Certification obtained

Certificate of Completion awarded by KIPS 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This one week course will provide you a stepping stone towards careers such as: 

  • HIV Counsellor 
  • Family Therapist 
  • Support Group Facilitator 
  • Outreach Counsellor 



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Private University

When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have: 

  • A KCSE Certificate with a minimum average grade of C- (minus)
  • A Certificate in Counselling Studies 

How do I apply?

To apply, students must provide: 

  • A completed application form 
  • Copy of National ID/Passport 
  • Copy of Examination Result Slips/Certificates

Payment options

The institute does not accept cash or personal cheques. All payments are made directly to the Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling through a bank deposit or transfer. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling over the duration of seven days. 

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