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|Start date||September 2013|
|Length of course||2 years|
|Course mode||Part-time Day|
This is a vocational qualification combining workplace learning and academic study and is designed to meet the requirements of employers in developing counselling, psychological knowledge and skills applicable to the workplace. Learners develop professionally as counselling practitioners, increasing their knowledge and skills in the study and application of a variety of counselling and Psychological models of therapeutic treatment.
Work placement: Learners have to apply for suitable placement during their first year and provide counselling under clinical supervision. 100 supervised counselling hours are required.
- Theory – Integrative relational models (Clarkson P, Kohut H) psychodynamic theory, developmental stages, attachment theory, intercultural approach, solution focussed approaches.
- Therapeutic counselling skills
- Professional development
- Practitioner workshops and supervision
- Personal development: sessions of personal therapy/ counselling over the 2 years (15 sessions in year 1 and 25 sessions in year 2).
After this course: Further training in counselling, psychotherapy e.g Level 5 Diploma in CBT. The Open University provides further training routes with credits for CPCAB qualifications at Levels 4 and 5.
Employment opportunites in counselling related settings.
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (90 hours) and Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (90 hours) or equivalent. A tutor reference will be required.
A Criminal Record Declaration on enrolment and a CRB are required.
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