Certificate Course in Counselling in Palliative Care

Training Program in association with CanSupport

Enrol for Counselling in Palliative Care Course and get ready to become a trained counsellor in home-based palliative care

Learn key counselling skills like Communication, Psychological Issues with life-limiting illnesses and ethics of Palliative Care etc., with this one-of-a-kind course

Admissions Open. Register now and get trained to become a certified Palliative Care Counsellor

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Next course starts on 1st December 2021

Who is it for?

Certificate Course in Counselling in Palliative Care is ideal for psychology graduates/counsellors and social workers who wish to start a career as a counsellor in palliative care to help people in distress who suffer from a life-limiting illness.

How does it help?

This 2-months certificate course in counselling in Palliative Care will help you to acquire requisite expertise like communication skills and authentic listening. Such skills will help you to manage patients, their family members and different life situations, facilitate them by enabling them to share their feelings and concerns and assess the same.

Why should you join us?

Unique Course Design

Uniquely designed course for Psychology Graduates/Counsellors and Social Workers who want to learn and train for counselling in palliative care.

Expert Faculty

Expert Faculty & Institution

Learn from highly qualified palliative care professionals and industry experts. You will get to train under CanSupport- a multi-disciplinary professional palliative care organization dedicated to providing and promoting excellence in care of those serious chronic illnesses, where they not only provide palliative care services but also organize outstanding educational programs.


Every participant will be receiving a certificate of participation from CanSupport.

Placement Assistance

After completing the course, the trainees are likely to absorbed as trainee/employee at CanSupport and its associates.

Counselling in Palliative Care Course Objective

This course aims to train psychology and social work graduates to increase their understanding of the issues faced by patients suffering from life-limiting illnesses like cancer, so that they may use this knowledge in understanding their concerns and counsel them.

Counselling in Palliative Care Course Curriculum

The curriculum of Certificate Course in Counselling in Palliative Care covers the following modules:

i. Introduction

ii. Patients and their Families

iii. Communication in Palliative Care

iv. Psychosocial and Spiritual Issues

v. Grief and Bereavement

vi. Ethics in Palliative Care

vii. Multidisciplinary Teamwork

viii. Stress and burnout

Additional Skills

Job Roles / Career Prospects

Duration of on job training




Graduation (Preferably in Psychology or Social Work)

Minimum Age

20 Years


2 Months

Mode of course

Online as well as offline along with field visits



CanSupport Training Centre, New Delhi

About MOHAN Foundation

MOHAN Foundation is a registered non-governmental organisation that has been working to promote deceased organ donation in India since 1997. For the past 24 years, it has worked to build a positive image for organ donation among the public, set up SOPs in hospitals and assisted State Governments with donor and transplant registries as well as guidelines and government orders for an ethical deceased organ donation and transplantation programme in the country.

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