Introduction to Counselling

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This course is an introduction to initial counselling skills and will improve students’ effectiveness and understanding when working with others. The course will also cover personal development and self-care.

Course Information

  • To encourage continuing personal development and self- care. 
  • To develop knowledge of basic approaches to counselling.

Assessment types:

Completion of a portfolio. In house college certificate.

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Who is this course for?

An introductory course that enhances understanding within personal relationships and increases self-awareness.

Units / Modules

  • THE NATURE OF COUNSELLING
  • SELF CONCEPTS - AWARENESS
  • THEORIES PERSONALITY- CARL ROGERS
  • LISTENING & RESPONDING SKILLS
  • OTHER THEORIES- CBT - ELLIS
Other areas that may be dictated by the dynamics of the group

Benefits / Skills

    • Improve your communication skills
    • Develop skills to better understand yourself and others
    • Improve your wellbeing

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but a good level of English will be required as you will be participating in written exercises and creating a personal portfolio.

Career Progression

Counselling Certificate Level 2

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Course Details

Duration

10 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Start Date

Your start date will be one of the following, depending on which location you attend:

  • 15/09/2020
  • 17/09/2020
  • 12/01/2021
  • 14/01/2021
  • 27/04/2021
  • 29/04/2021

Course Code

73416-01

Course Fee (16-18)

£75   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

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