Mental Health Course for Youth, Ages 13-19

Course Objective: To help you experience the exploration of your personal life, thoughts and emotions, and your relationships with others.
By: College of Mental Health Counselling
VICTORIA, British Columbia - Feb. 1, 2018 - PRLog -- Mental Health Course for Youth, Ages 13-19

course description and requirements

College of Mental Health Counselling, Victoria, Canada

Course Objective:

To help you experience the exploration of your personal life, thoughts and emotions, and your relationships with others.

You Will Learn:

1. How to identify and express your difficult emotions in healthy ways, e.g. fear, anger, guilt, sadness, emptiness, low self-worth, and despair.

2. How to listen to others' needs and be assertive in communicating your own needs, feelings, and thoughts.

3. How to give and receive negative feedback or criticism.

4. How to communicate with respect.

5. How to identify signs of depression or anxiety.

6. How solve problems and make decisions.

7. How to identify influences on your life, e.g. relationships with parents and peers.

Course Materials (provided with tuition and available at the following links):

Essential Effective Communication Skills (

Effective Counselling Skills ( by email attached file)

Anger Self-Assessment (see link below)

Life Story Questionnaire (see the link below)

Course Assignments:

1. Create and design a minimum of 100 to 120 long and short-answer questions based on the text and the article Essential Effective Communication Skills, with page numbers where answers are found in the text.

2. Complete and submit the Life Story Questionnaire (

3. Complete the Anger Self-Assessment (

4. (extra credit) Read and use  A_Technology_of_Words_Five_Steps_for_Creating_Solutions_and_Agreements ( with your class and write a one-page report on your experience.


The $40 tuition can be provided through paypal at this link ( or in Canada through your online banking using interac etransfer addressed to

The Course Certificate of Personal Development in Mental Health will be issued by regular mail when we have received your tuition and all assignments. Depending on your learning style and pace, the course may require about four weeks, allowing two hours per weekday to complete assignments. Time extensions to complete assignments are approved on request.

To Register, email and provide your full name to be printed on the course Certificate and your full regular mailing address where your Certificate should be sent. All information remains and private and is never shared outside the course.

Instructor: Daniel Keeran, MSW is a professional counsellor and trainer having over 30 years' experience. He is author of numerous books and articles on counselling, personal development, spirituality, philosophy, mindfulness, grief, and more. He is available for support seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PST).

Daniel Keeran, MSW
Tags:Youth, Teen, Mental Health
Location:Victoria - British Columbia - Canada
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