DIPLOMA IN COUNSELLING – KNEC

DCSND 3600: SPECIAL NEEDS AND DISABILITY OPTION


This is a three years 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 specialize 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
DCSND 3601:      Communication Skills
DCSND 3602:      Life Skills
DCSND 3603:      Information Communication Technology
DCSND 3604:      Entrepreneurship.
DCSND 3605:      Introduction To Psychology
DCSND 3606:      Lifespan Development
DCSND 3607:      Personal Development I
DCSND 3608:      Effective Study Skills
DCSND 3609:      Counselling Skills And Techniques
DCSND 3610:      Theories Of Counselling I
DCSND 3611:      Ethical And Legal Issues In Counselling
DCSND 3612:      Contextual Issues I
DCSND 3613:      Practicum I

MODULE II UNITS – COUNSELLING II

DCSND 3614:      Theories Of Counselling II
DCSND 3615:      Personal Development II
DCSND 3616:      Group Counselling
DCSND 3617:      Multicultural And Gender Issues In Counselling
DCSND 3618:      Psychological Testing And Assessment
DCSND 3619:      Abnormal Behaviour And Mental Health Counselling
DCSND 3620:      Contextual Issues II
DCSND 3621:      Business Plan
DCSND 3622:      Introduction To Counselling Research Project
DCSND 3623:      Practicum II

MODULE III UNITS – COUNSELLING III

DCSND 3624:      Introduction To Persons With Special Needs And Disability
DCSND 3625:      Psychosocial Aspects Of Special Needs And Disability
DCSND 3626:      Implications Of Special Needs And Disability On Lifespan Development
DCSND 3627:      Family And Parenting Issues In Special Needs Counselling
DCSND 3628:      Introduction To Special Needs Assessment And Early Intervention
DCSND 3629:      Skills And Techniques In Special Needs & Disability Counselling
DCSND 3630:      Advocacy For Persons With Special Needs And Disability
DCSND 3631:      Services And Resources For Persons With Special Needs And Disability
DCSND 3632:      Contextual Issues In Counselling Special Needs And Disability
DCSND 3633:      Research Project In Special Needs And Disability
DCSND 3634:      Personal Development Iii
DCSND 3635:      Practicum (Counselling And Working With Persons With Special Needs And Disability
And Their Significant Others In Their Environment)

FEES STRUCTURE                                     

FULLTIME/ EVENING STUDENTS

Charges Total Kshs
Admission 1000
 ID Card 300
Library 3000
Field Trip 1,500
Activity 1,000
Tuition 105,000
Mock Exam 1,500
KNEC Exam 23,850
Assessment 2,000
Graduation 2,000
KISWSO 1,000
Medical 600
TOTAL 142,750

DISTANCE LEARNING STUDENTS

Charges Total Kshs
Admission 1000
ID Card 300
Library 3000
Work shop 4,500
Activity 1,000
Tuition 105,000
Mock Exam 1,500
KNEC Exam 23,850
Assessment 2,000
Graduation 2,000
KISWSO 1,000
Medical 600
TOTAL 145,750