At a Glance...
The Module aims to familiarize students with the
professional knowledge that is necessary when working with people. It teaches
knowledge, skills and competencies concerning working with clients and
introduces various models used in the past or being used now.
In the 2nd Course of the Module, the emphasis is on Prenatal
Psychology and the Student gets familiarized with health support models used
introduced by Prenatal Psychology Pioneers in the Modern era.
You need to successfully complete part I of the module
(PS6P01 Key Issues in Prenatal Psychology Counseling & Psychotherapy I).
The course will be conducted at the level expected of Undergraduate
Students or Professionals and Executives who can critically think and reflect.
Therefore, for all participants, reading and writing comfortably in English at
the Undergraduate College Level is desirable as well as a reflective Mind to
delve into concepts.
Although the lectures are designed to be self-contained,
students wanting to expand their knowledge even further will be guided to do so
through extensive bibliography. Students are advised to read the required
readings either before or soon after each unit, but in advance of the next
unit. Recommended and supplemental readings can be read any time throughout the
course in the self-study context and this is what will take your understanding
to new heights.
There will be video lectures (60-75 minutes each) each
week. The lectures can be divided into about 4-6 segments, separated by
interactive quiz questions for you to to help you process and understand
the material. In addition, there will be a problem set and a programming
assignment each week and there will be a final exam. You are encouraged to
maintain a personal journal of thoughts, observations and experiences during
the course. For the community work, there will be action learning activities
which will involve you talking to others in your environment. A brief essay is
to be written based on your experience.
The Module consists of 2 courses, both of which complete a
good understanding of very significant issues concerning Prenatal Counselling
& Psychotherapy. The 1st part has examined most themes from course 1. Part
II completes course 1 and studies course 2 as shown below:
COURSE 1 CONTENTS
Group Counseling Dynamics
Concepts of Counseling Techniques
Ethics & the Counselor
COURSE 2 CONTENTS
The Client-Centred Approach of the Early Prenatal Psychology
The Mutual Analysis in the Work of Ferenczi
The Whole-Self Model
Other Models within the Realm of Prenatal Psychology
Conditions Necessary for Effective Counselling within
Prenatal Counseling within Social, Work & Educational
Prenatal & Perinatal counseling with Pregnant Couples
What is the miraculous thing about this course?
You will know what it is to escort a human being along his
soul journey in full respect of who he is and his potential.
Will I be able to apply the learning?
Yes, each unit will include reflective exercises and action
learning assignments to help you understand and experiment with the ideas
studies at work or at home in your life. You will reflect on what the role of a
health practitioner is, esp. in the field of Prenatal Psychology and this will
affect other aspects of your personal and working life inspiring you to adopt
attitudes and behaviors towards co-operation and co-creation in full respect of
who each of the team is extending a helpful hand when needed and a clearer mind
at times of confusion.
Do I have to do community work right from the beginning of
Yes, community work is an integral part of this educational
program. You are expected to offer 4 hours of community work a week, which will
Do I have to do any personal work right from the beginning?
Yes, since this educational program goes very deep, it is
important for you to have your support system and personal work is an integral
part of it. You can choose to work individually or in a group in your area and
it is advisable that you opt for prenatal psychology to be the Psychology
Thought you work with, if this is possible where you live. A session of 2
hours a week is expected.
What resources will I need for this course?
All you need is an Internet connection and the time to read
and discuss the exciting materials available online.