QF_Assistant Counselor.pdf

Assistant Counselor (MES)

  • Job Description  -To assist counselor from booking of appointment to client meeting. - To communicate with client and made document report accordingly. -Assist with handling clients. -Actively participates in team meeting and training sessions. -Follow directives of their Counselor and the Director of Treatment in the implementation of the treatment program and comply with policies and procedures
  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • Code2018/ETR/DGT/02796
  • SectorEducation, Training & Research
  • NSQF LevelLevel 3
  • Notional Hours480
  • Accrediting BodiesGOI Ministries and State departments who have adopted MES qualifications, accredit training providers for their programs and schemes (only in case of SDIS schemes Training providers accredited by States on behalf of NCVT)
  • Certifying BodiesNational Council for Vocational Training (NCVT)
  • Proposed Occupation

    Assistant Counselor

  • Progression Pathway


  • Qualification File QF_Assistant Counselor.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level
    (i) DGT/MES/CSK/N01: To understand the concept of self- esteem and how it is related to one’s personality. 10 3
    (ii) DGT/MES/CSK/N02: Effective communication and interpersonal relationship skill. 50 3
    (iii) DGT/MES/CSK/N03: To understand attributes or qualities of an effective counselor, theories and background of counselor. 10 3
    (iv) DGT/MES/CSK/N04: To understand the therapeutic relationship and the role of counselor. 10 3
    (v) DGT/MES/CSK/N05: To understand the process of counseling 40 3
    (vi) DGT/MES/CSK/N06: To understand the different levels and types of counseling 10 3
    (vii) DGT/MES/CSK/N07: Understanding empathy, skill of probing, skill of challenging and skills of immediacy. 20 3
    (viii) DGT/MES/CSK/N08: To understand how to set personal and professional goals and frame an action plan accordingly. 10 3
    (ix) DGT/MES/CSK/N09: To develop the skills of summarizing as per Egan’s model of counseling 10 3
    (x) DGT/MES/CSK/N10: To develop the tools and techniques of counseling. 20 3
    (xi) DGT/MES/CSK/N11:To understand the concept of Transactional Analysis as propounded by Eric Berne to enhance personality development 20 3
    (xii) DGT/MES/CSK/N12: Perform group counseling and group dynamics. 10 3
    (xiii) DGT/MES/CSK/N13: To understand how counseling can act as a means to social change. 5 3
    (xiv) DGT/MES/CSK/N14: To understand the mental health and the need to have positive mental health. 5 3
    (xv) DGT/MES/CSK/N15: To understand how to resolve personal issues to enhance holistic health 10 3
    (xvi) DGT/MES/CSK/N16: To practice counseling skills under supervision and with peers 20 3
    (xvii) DGT/MES/CSK/N17: To understand the ground realities in counseling and to learn how to network in future 10 3
    (xviii) DGT/MES/CSK/N18: To ventilate about self for personal growth 10 3
    (xix) DGT/MES/CSK/N19: To understand the progress of counseling 20 3
    Total 300
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