DIPLOMA IN CHILD PSYCHOLOGY AND INTERVENTIONS

CHILD PSYCHOLOGY
Diploma in Child Psychology and Interventions is a mental health education programme that allows students to gain knowledge through the understanding and applications of child and adolescent psychology. Childhood psychology and psychotherapy education are a unique branch of psychology and will be sought after by aspiring mental health practitioners and education leaders, given the pragmatism and societal demands.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN?
Students will gain an insight into the history of the field of psychology, explore major theories and research of prominent psychologists and researchers. Students will learn biological factors that influence the individual, explore the brain and cognitive abilities that aid in sensation and perception and the various ways in which we learn. You will learn what is intelligence and the various psychometric tests available to test intelligence. Students will learn various personality theories and personality tests. In psychotherapy, students will learn the fundamental theories and skills of counselling. They will be introduced to the various components of counselling such as questioning and responding skills. Students will understand the professionalism and ethical principles of being a therapist. Students will further learn the fundamentals of mental illness.
COURSE MODULES

1. Foundation Psychology
2. Special Needs Education
3. Developmental Psychology
4. Introduction to Psychotherapy and Counselling
6. Working with Children and Adolescents
7. Introduction to Play Therapy
8. Introduction to Art Therapy

COURSE DURATION
  • 12 months, part-time (Jan, Apr, Jul & Oct intake)
ENTRY REQUIREMENT
  • Diploma holder from Polytechnic or recognised PEI, or
  • 2 GCE ‘A’ Level H2 passes, or
  • Certificate in Psychology and/or Counselling from TSPP or other recognised PEI with:
    • At least C6 in any GCE ‘O’ level subject conducted in English, or
    • ITE NITEC; or
    • 30 years old with at least 8 years working experience
  • Applicants with minimum 2 years working experience and holding either:
    • 5 GCE ‘O’ Level passes with minimum grade of C6, or
    • ITE Higher NITEC
English language requirements
  • GCE ‘O’ level English language grade 1 to 6, or
  • Grade E in any GCE ‘A’ level subject conducted in English, or
  • Pass TSPP English Placement test, or
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
COURSE Delivery
  • Lectures, case studies, discussions
  • Class presentations, role-plays, essays, examination
COURSE FEES
  • SGD 9,095 w/GST

Contact

Speak to us and find out! +65 6884 5161 / 6884 5162 / 6884 5177 info@positivepsych.edu.sg

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