Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Counseling in Kenya

  • Course Name: Diploma in Counseling(Counseling)
  • Major Subject: Counseling
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Counseling

  • Delhi College Delhi College, Nairobi  
    Course Outline:
    Module I
    • Communication Skills
    • Personal Development 1
    • Counseling I
    • Practicum I
    • Contextual Issues I
    • Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling
    • Theories of Counseling I
    • Counseling Skills and Techniques
    • Effective Study Skills
    • Lifespan Development
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Information Communication Technology
    • Life Skills
    • Occupational Safety & Precautions

    Module II
    • Theories of Counseling II
    • Practicum II
    • Introduction to Counseling Research Project Methods
    • Business Plan
    • Contextual Issues II
    • Abnormal Behavior and Mental Health Counseling
    • Psychological Testing and Assessment
    • Multicultural and Gender Issues in Counseling
    • Group Counseling Theories
    • Personal Development II
    • Counseling II

    Module III
    • Introduction to Guidance and Counseling
    • Practicum III
    • Disaster , Conflict and Stress Management
    • Establishing Guidance and Counseling in Learning Institutions
    • Vocational and Career Guidance and Counseling
    • Family Counseling and Effective Parenting
    • Contextual Issues III
    • Human Developmental Stages and Guidance and Counseling Interventions
    • Human Sexuality
    • Mental Health Guidance and Counseling in Health Settings
    • Practice of Guidance and Counseling in Learning Institutions
    • Personal Development III
    • Research Project in Guidance and Counseling

    Duration: 104 weeks

    Language: English
  • Kenya Institute of Social Work Kenya Institute of Social Work, Nairobi   
    Admission criteria
    -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

    Course duration: 3 years

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course content
    -Comorbidity In Addictions
    -Addictions Treatment
    -Family Interventions In Addictions Counselling
    -Preventative Approaches
    -Legal And Ethical Issues In Addictions Counselling
    -Research Project I
    -Clinical Practicum III
    -Personal Development III
    -Introduction To Addictions And Addictions Counselling
    -Psychoactive Substances
    -Behavioural Addictions
    -Multicultural And Gender Issues In Counselling
    -Psychological Testing And Assessment
    -Abnormal Behaviour And Mental Health Counselling
    -Contextual Issues II
    -Business Plan
    -Introduction To Counselling Research Project
    -Practicum II
    -Theories Of Counselling II
    -Personal Development II
    -Group Counselling
    -Lifespan Development
    -Personal Development I
    -Effective Study Skills
    -Counselling Skills And Techniques
    -Theories Of Counselling I
    -Ethical And Legal Issues In Counselling
    -Contextual Issues I
    -Practicum I
    -English Language
    -Communication Skills
    -Life Skills
    -Information Communication Technology
    -Introduction To Psychology
  • University of Embu University of Embu, Embu  
    Entry Requirements:
    1. Mean grade C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent; OR,
    2. Mean grade D+ (Plus) at KCSE with at least a Certificate in Counseling or any other in a related field from a recognized Institution.
  • Siaya Institute of Technology. Siaya Institute of Technology., Siaya  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Mode of study: Full time

    Course duration: 3 years

    Intake: January/September

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Panorama College of Business Panorama College of Business, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above.

    Program duration: 18 months

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Kenya Methodist University Kenya Methodist University, Meru  
    Duration: 2 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE C (plain) or its equivalent qualifications
  • Topmax Training College Topmax Training College, Nairobi  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Duration: 2 years

    Exam Body: KNEC
  • Kenya School of Medical Science and Technology (KSMST) Kenya School of Medical Science and Technology (KSMST), Thika  
    Entry Grade: C-
  • Africa Theological Seminary Africa Theological Seminary, Kitale  
  • Kenya Institute of Social Sciences Kenya Institute of Social Sciences, Machakos  
  • Kisumu Institute of Community Development Kisumu Institute of Community Development, Kisumu  
  • International Leadership University Kenya International Leadership University Kenya, Nairobi  
  • Intraglobal Training Institute Intraglobal Training Institute, Nairobi  

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