(subject to validation and approval)
This course builds on knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to the theory and professional practice of counselling. Developed in partnership with BACP, successful completion may lead to eligibility to apply for membership to the professional voluntary register via BACP Certificate of Proficiency.
Units that will be studied include:
- Counselling: Values and Principles of Practice
- Counselling: Self Evaluation for Counsellors
- Counselling: Supervised Practice
- Counselling: Personal Development in a Counselling Skills Setting
- Counselling: Research Skills
- Counselling: Contemporary Humanistic Counselling Theory
- Counselling: Psychopathology
- Counselling: Professional Standards
- Counselling: Graded Unit
- Counselling: BACP Certificate of Proficiency
The course requires attendance of two days per week combined with two days per week in supervised practice and one day of self-directed study.
The course will be delivered by practising, experienced registered counsellors. A broad range of assessment methods will be implemented including case studies, essays, reflective accounts and closed book examination.
Candidates are required to gain Student Membership of BACP prior to entering into practice and be covered by an appropriate Indemnity Insurance policy. Personal therapy is recommended but not a mandatory requirement for candidates. Candidates must attend a minimum of 400 taught hours to be eligible for progressing to BACP COP.
Applicants must have successfully passed HNC Counselling. In addition they must demonstrate the potential for developing the following:
01 August 2017
1 Year(s), August to June