Assertive Communication

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 39 Conc £14 Full £71

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Saturday 10:00 - 14:30 1 MAC 12/10/2019 12/10/2019 HC1030

What will the course cover?

This course demonstrate the influence of the psychodynamic approach on Western Society and highlights the essential aspects from Freud to present day. It includes an examination of the unconscious, the links between the client’s past and present experiences and developmental stages illustrated by some interesting case studies .

Who is the course for?

Anyone with an interest in this topic including those who have some experience of counseling courses as this course will extend their knowledge.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

No prior knowledge of counselling needed but a good standrad of spoken and written English is required.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

Understand the historical background Demonstrate a deeper knowledge of key terms and their meanings Increased awareness of therapeutic techniques and practice Build on own self-awareness linked to transference and counter-transference

How is the course organised?

The course is informative, participatory and enjoyable and includes short lectures and back up hand-outs and a range of practice exercises to illustrate theoretical aspects and re-enforce learning.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

A reading list will be provided for those who want to read around the subject .

How will my progress be assessed?

A brief assessment at the beginning and end of the course

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Some students may choose to apply for a formal counselling training

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

No other costs

What support is available?

The college provides a range of study support depending on need and the tutor will give what support is possible within the class. Much of the teaching takes place in a group setting and students are encouraged to use their developing skills to support each other’s learning