Bookmark Three of the main forms of counselling can sometimes be confusing. In this article I hope to unravel and clarify some of the mystery surrounding these three types of counselling approaches by means of comparing and contrasting with reference to their differing theoretical rationale, therapeutic interventions and processes of change.
If, however, you feel that stress or anxiety is affecting your studies, a first option is to seek help, by contacting the Career Counsellor, via our Call Centre.
The aim of this section is to equip you with techniques, in order to maintain control when you feel that situations i.
Take deep breaths as this automatically slows down your breathing and creates a calming effect. Breathe deeply for several minutes.
Remove yourself from the stressful situation: Give yourself a break if only for a few minutes. Try to prioritise a few truly important things and let the rest slide for now.
Set realistic goals for yourself.
Reduce the number of events going on in your life in order to reduce the feelings of overload. Handle each task as it comes, or selectively deal with matters in some priority.
These are very destructive thoughts, and they can affect your confidence and your performance. Try to make a list of positive things, such as — "I can do it with a bit of hard work". Physical activity is a great stress reliever because it channels physical and mental energy.
Exercise also promotes deeper, more restful sleep. Get enough sleep Make a timetable if you are overloaded with work and do not have enough time. Identify what you can and can't do. Ask your tutor for advice if you need to.
Some students delay getting down to assignments and then rush them and start to worry. Other students again, try to perfect one piece of work and then cannot complete other course work and start to worry. Then there are also the students who are so concerned that the work is no good that they cannot hand it in.
To hand in an assignment will alleviate your worry, and the comments you receive back from your tutor will assist you in your next assignments. Avoid self-medication or escape: Alcohol and drugs can mask stress.
They don't help you to deal with the problems.
This alleviates stress because the more prepared you are the more confident you become. Tips to settle those nerves before your exam It is perfectly natural to feel anxious about an approaching exam. This feeling of nervousness is created by your body's secretion of adrenalin, and is necessary to give you the boost you need to perform at your optimal level.
Make sure you have registered for your exam Make sure your exam timetable is correct Make sure you take all the necessary equipment into the exam room Before attempting to answer questions, it is critical to read through the entire paper, paying close attention to the instructions and mark allocations Before attempting to answer a question, read it carefully, paying attention to the verbs used i.
If you are given a choice of questions, mark those which immediately appeal to you do not worry at this stage if there are questions you think you cannot do Work out how much time should be spent on each question, according to the mark allocations and total time allowed to complete the exam in Number your questions carefully and exactly in the same manner as they are numbered on the question paper e.
Don't hesitate to ask your instructor or invigilator for clarification Before you hand in your exam paper, proofread it at least once, and make sure you haven't left out any questions, sub-questions, answers or parts of answers Avoid not answering a question, even if you are not sure about the answer — always try to use your common sense in such an instance Try to keep calm and to think clearly Avoid "negative self-talk", which will have a debilitating effect on your performance Extracts from: Preparing for a quality Matric.
Suggested time per subject: Now take the amount of months and divide it by the amount of assignments you have to submit to the college.
If your course is examined, make provision for at least one month for revision before you intend to write the exam. Also make provision for the fact that you might have to re-submit an assignment due to you not having achieved the desired competency level.
This will be indicated by a W-grade grade withheldand you will be given another chance to resubmit your assignment.
Please note that this is just an example of how to plan your time, but you can still choose whichever way works best for you. The best time to begin to study is when you receive your first study unit, so you have plenty of time to plan ahead.
You need to prioritise when you study, starting with the most important or difficult sections while you are fresh. Include in your schedule, breaks for coffee, watching TV, a chat or just ten minutes to an hour of stretching and breathing exercises.The course is of three years full-time or equivalent part-time duration and requires the completion of credit points to achieve the Bachelor of Applied Information Technology.
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Counselling Skills - Level 3 Course ID: PC Academy: Health, Social Care & Early Years Introduction: This course is designed for people who are involved in some way with helping others.
It aims to provide an opportunity to develop generic counselling. 4 Guaranteed Benefits of the Sports Physiotherapy to Athletes. Among of all people, athletes are probably the people who experience the most intense and extreme physical stress since that they do strenuous sports activities.
Counselling Micro Skills Chapter 1 - Introduction In this course you will briefly consider the core communication skills of counselling: those fundamental.
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