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This course is for those who:
The primary goals for participants are that they will:
The qualification is intended to contribute to career development in participants’ own fields and/or as a part of their own personal development and as a progressive route to higher level counselling training.
Theory will be an ongoing element of the course. Candidates will be introduced to and explore in some depth three of the main core theories, which underpin counselling practice:
Developing Counselling Skills
Developing Counselling Skills enables students to enhance their counselling skills whilst working in a social care/health/education setting, and prepares students progressing to Level 4/5 to work with clients in supervised placements.
Students will work to develop self-awareness and further their learning through experiential exercises, weekly entries in learning journals and self-exploration in skills work, exercises and group time. Students are encouraged to use theory to think about personal experience and, through personal development, begin to explore personal values and how these impact upon the counselling process.
Counselling: Towards Reflective Practice
Offers the opportunity for students to reflect upon theories of human development, difference and diversity in the contexts of self-awareness and practice in preparation towards a supervised placement (Level 4). This unit explores the main theories at more depth, as well as introducing the basic premises of Gestalt theory and techniques.
|Course Title||Counselling Certificate Level 3|
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