COUNSELLING SKILLS COURSE

6 months (total 90 hours)

26 x 3-hour Evening Sessions +
2 x 6-hour Day Sessions

The structure of all study will be:
♦ 1 hour Theoretical Lecture
♦ 1 hour Practical & Role Play
♦ 1 hour group discussion & group process

• Confidentiality, Ethics, Containment
• Theoretical Approach – Carl Rogers Person Centred  & Egan’s Skilled Helper
• Skills – Active Listening, Paraphrasing, Reflecting, Summarising, Fostering Rapport & Empathy
• Building Relationship
• Safeguarding & Risk Assessment

LEARNING OUTCOMES

• Core Principles of Active Listening & Reflecting
• Boundaries & Confidentiality
• Increased confidence when encountering someone in distress
• Understanding the neurological impact of distress
• Facilitating problem solving
• Clarity in areas of responsibility and limitation
• Identifying risk and signposting on

ASSESSMENT BY:

• Weekly journal  – 800 words
• Midterm essay – 1800 words
• Final essay – 1800 words
• 6 sessions of 1:1 therapy (student rate)

FEES FOR THIS COURSE

All fees must be paid in advance

• 1 instalment of £900
• 2 instalments £450
• 3 instalments of £300
• Deposit £180 then 6 x monthly payment of £120

PLEASE NOTE: If a student leaves within the first 3 months, then 50% of the course fees will still be chargeable. If a student leaves in the last 3 months, the full course fees will be chargeable.