DIPLOMA IN COUNSELLING – KNEC 

DC-CDAO 2200: CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY AND ADDICTIONS OPTION

This is a three year course, whose objective is to equip students with knowledge, skills and experience in the basic principles of counseling and integrate these principles with other counseling knowledge in practice.  Diploma in Counseling has various options which an individual can choose to special in.  Diploma in Counseling is covered in three modules and the units for each module(s) have been outlined as per the option an individual will decide to pursue. The following units will be covered:

MODULE I UNITS – COUNSELLING I

ENG 999:                   English Language
DC-CDAO 2201:     Communication Skills
DC-CDAO 2202:     Life Skills
DC-CDAO 2203:     Information Communication Technology
DC-CDAO 2204:     Entrepreneurship.
DC-CDAO 2205:     Introduction To Psychology
DC-CDAO 2206:     Lifespan Development
DC-CDAO 2207:     Personal Development I
DC-CDAO 2208:     Effective Study Skills
DC-CDAO 2209:     Counselling Skills And Techniques
DC-CDAO 2210:     Theories Of Counselling I
DC-CDAO 2211:     Ethical And Legal Issues In Counselling
DC-CDAO 2212:     Contextual Issues I
DC-CDAO 2213:     Practicum I

MODULE II UNITS – COUNSELLING II

DC-CDAO 2214:     Theories Of Counselling II
DC-CDAO 2215:     Personal Development II
DC-CDAO 2216:     Group Counselling
DC-CDAO 2217:     Multicultural And Gender Issues In Counselling
DC-CDAO 2218:     Psychological Testing And Assessment
DC-CDAO 2219:     Abnormal Behaviour And Mental Health Counselling
DC-CDAO 2220:     Contextual Issues II
DC-CDAO 2221:     Business Plan
DC-CDAO 2222:     Introduction To Counselling Research Project
DC-CDAO 2223:     Practicum II

MODULE III UNITS – COUNSELLING III

DC-CDAO 2224:     Introdcution To Addictions And Addictions Counselling
DC-CDAO 2225:     Psychoactive Substances
DC-CDAO 2226:     Behavioural Addictions
DC-CDAO 2227:     Comorbidity In Addictions
DC-CDAO 2228:     Addictions Treatment
DC-CDAO 2229:     Family Interventons In Addictions Counselling
DC-CDAO 2230:     Preventative Approaches
DC-CDAO 2231:     Legal And Ethical Issues In Addictions Counselling
DC-CDAO 2232:     Research Project I
DC-CDAO 2233:     Clinical Practicum III
DC-CDAO 2234:     Personal Development III

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum qualifications are KCSE C- or KCE Div. 2 or the equivalent
  • Certificate in Community development, Social development, Social work, Community Health, Counseling and Psychology.
  • Course open to Beginners, Development workers, Social workers, Project managers and Fresh students 

FEES STRUCTURE

FULLTIME/EVENING STUDENTS

Charges Total Kshs
Admission    1,000
ID Card       300
Library    3,000
KISWSO    1,000
Medical        600
Activity     1,000
Educational Trips     1,500
Tuition 102,000
Mock Exams    1,500
KNEC Exams   23,850
Assessment     2,000
Graduation     2,000
Grand Total 139,750

DISTANCE LEARNING STUDENTS

Charges Total Kshs
Admission     1,000
ID Card        300
Library     3,000
KISWSO     1,000
Medical        600
Activity     1,000
Workshops     4,500
Tuition 102,000
Mock Exams     1,500
KNEC Exams   23,850
Assessment     2,000
Graduation     2,000
Grand Total 142,750