School Mental Health –Certification Course

A one year guide assisted online course empowering you to start working at schools as a school counselor / school psychologist / School Mental Health Professional.

School Psychology India (

One Year/12 months (online/ distance – guide assisted)

Workload: 3-4 hours/week

To Know about Course details and Commencement dates Text or WhatsApp the Course No and Your Email ID to 0091 979 00 88 002 or email us at /   

Eg;  008 SPACE to 09790088002

About the Course

The future of every educational institution is in the hands of good and capable school mental health professionals. The issues from home and school need to be addressed for the holistic growth of children and youth. The school has to become a holistic center for a child’s development. The child needs to be taken care as per the expectations of the current generation. The society needs to understand children better and a school mental health professional play the role of a liaison officer between parents, schools and the society safeguarding and nourishing the growth of children.

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About the Instructor(s)

International and National Trainers from School Psychology India will work on this course.
School Psychology India - ( An association for psychologists working in schools and colleges.

Course Format

Offline and online mode of training with voice assisted Powerpoint presentations and a manual / a reference material provided at the start of the course.
Each module will have its own activity and a pragmatic paper for better understanding.

Course Objectives
  • Enabling the participant to start working at schools as a school counselor / school psychologist / school mental health professional

Course Fee
Individual Participants from India (in Indian Rupee)
Group Participants from India
(minimum members in a group is three) (in Indian Rupee)
Individual Participants from Rest of the world (in US Dollars)
Group Participants from Rest of the world (minimum members in a group is three) (in US Dollars)

Member of

Rs. 8,000/-
US$ 200/-

Non – Members
(click here
to become a member)

Rs. 10,000/-
US$ 260/-
Important Dates
  • Participant Capacity is Limited to 10 per batch. Registration will close on completing 10 registrations
  • To Know about Course details and Commencement dates Text the Course No and Your Email ID to 0091 979 00 88 002 or email us at Eg; 008 SPACE to 0 979 00 88 002
Learning Kit
  • Complete Manual  / Reference Materials
  • Powerpoint Presentations
  • Associated Voice Files
  • Recorded Video Lectures (as required)
Trainer’s Support
  • Voice Associated Powerpoint Presentations
  • Home Based Activity at the end of each session for practical learning
  • Pragmatic Paper to assess understanding at the end of each session
  • Recorded Video Lectures (as required)
  • Case Illustrations
  • Additional Reference Documents (on request)
  • Sessions through Skype for discussion and clarification (on request)
  • Additional support through email / chat during the course period
  • Assured Support throughout participants School career
  • Regular Support and guidance during initial School work days
Course Syllabus

Month 1:          School Mental Health, School Psychology World Wide and School Psychology Practice Model – School Psychologist Beginners Guide.

Month 2:          Group Counseling / Conducting Psychoeducational Programs with twenty sample program ppts.

Month 3:          Counseling – Need, Process and Documentation + Understanding Learning Styles

Month 4:          Counseling Techniques & Therapies – 1-100 (Brief Counseling Techniques, Adlerian /Psychodynamic Techniques, Gestalt Techniques, Social Learning Techniques & Cognitive Approaches & Techniques)

Month 5:          Techniques and Therapies – 101 – 200 (Behavioral Techniques, Behavioral approaches using positive reinforcement and punishments, Classic Therapy Techniques, CBT, Metaphor Therapy Techniques, Creative therapy techniques & NLP techniques)

Month 6:         Techniques and Therapies – 201 – 300 & Above  (Play Therapy Techniques, Mindfulness Using Art Therapy Techniques,  Humanistic Phenomenological Approach Techniques, 65 Techniques used by 65 expert therapists and mixed bag of another 40 techniques)

Month 7:         Common issues at Schools - Using techniques with cases. Practice through solving vignettes and cases using learnt interventions.

Month 8:         Conducting Empowerment Programs for Parents & Teachers with twenty sample program ppts.

Month 9:         Learning Disability & ADHD (Understanding and Informal Assessment Practice with required assessment sheets)

Month 10:       Play Therapy & Art Therapy at Schools with ready to use interventions and techniques

Month 11:      Child Abuse & Sex Education - (good/ bad touch to adolescent education to child abuse POSCO act and mgmt.)

Month 12:      Forms, Reporting, Designing IEP, Career Counseling, Safe Schooling etc.,

Certification: A dissertation on “safe schooling” and will be assisted in starting work with any school of their choice.

Recommended Background
  • A passion to work with children and adolescents
  • A Post Graduate Program in Psychology or Allied Subjects
  • Those who are doing their PG can also enroll
Suggested Readings
  • Reference list will be provided during the course period
Course Plan
  • Twenty Four Sessions
  • Twelve Months
  • Powerpoint Presentation with associated Audio
  • Activities to understand better
  • Discussion through Skype
  • Pragmatic Assessments to make learning easier
Learning Outcome
Participants will be trained enough to start working in schools as a school counselor or school psychologist / school mental health professional.
Further Learning

Continuing Professional Development on Core Areas Required

Technical Requirements
  • A computer or a laptop with Microsoft Office with mike and headphone facility
  • A good internet connection
  • Having web cam is an added advantage
Statement of Accomplishment
  1. On completion, the participant will be certified by School Psychology India and the International Association of Holistic Psychology
Contact to register

Contact your student advisor at for more details on registration, availability of seat, payment of fee, etc.

Course FAQ's

1. Will I get a certificate after completing this class?

Yes. Participants who successfully complete the class will receive a registered certificate from School Psychology India and International Association of Holistic Psychology.

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