Pre & Post

Introduction

Learning Unit 1:

  • What is counselling

  • HIV/AIDS counselling definition

  • Attitude &qualities of a good counsellor

  • Limits on the scope of practice a counsellor

  • Principles of counselling

  • Techniques in counselling

  • Skills of a counsellor

  • Listening and attending skills

Learning Unit 2:

  • Counselling an individual prior to an HIV test

  • Learning Outcomes:

  • Risk Behaviour

  • Risk Circumstances

  • Risk Triggers

  • Risk Vulnerabilities

  • Identifying clients at risk

  • Human Motivation and Behaviour Change

  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

  • Factors that motivate behaviour change

  • Genetic predisposition and behaviour change

  • Risk assessment

  • Risk- Reduction Assessment Questions

  • Risk Reduction Strategies, Barriers and Overcoming Barriers

  • Partner Communication Guidelines

Learning Unit 3:

  • Counselling an individual after an HIV test

  • Learning Outcomes:

  • A guide to counselling steps

  • Pre- test Counselling Steps

  • Post- Test HIV Positive Counselling Steps

  • Post- Test HIV- Negative Counselling Steps

  • Performance Checklist

  • Referral

Learning Unit 4:

  • Promotion of Well- being

  • Learning Outcomes:

  • Well-being

  • Self- awareness

  • Factors that or impinge on wellness

  • Factors within the individual

  • Interpersonal factors

  • Community factors

  • Social factors

  • Personality and emotional factors

  • Spirituality and wellness

Learning Unit 5:

  • Respond to queries about HIV and AIDS

  • Learning Outcome

  • The rights of people with HIV and AIDS

  • Statement

  • The Council for Counsellors in South Africa Code of Ethics:

  • Current ethical issues

Learning Unit 6: Referral

 

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