Fees: Standard £ 66 Conc £26 Full £148
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The course explores the profoundness of the counseling relationship and includes the counseling process and framework, managing change, counselor self-awareness, cross cultural aspects, supervision, managing difficulties and ethical dilemmas.
Anyone with an interest in this topic including those who have experience of counseling and counseling courses and this course will extend their knowledge
No prior knowledge needed
Demonstrate a deeper understanding of the therapeutic alliance between counselor and client and issues of transference and counter-transference Able to apply a framework to manage boundaries, confidentiality, difficulties and ethical dilemmas Understand the process and stages of counseling from assessment to endings Appreciate the skills used in different counseling models Build on their confidence and self-awareness and understand the motivations of counselors and link these to difference and diversity
The course is informative, participatory and enjoyable and includes short lectures with back up hand outs and a range of exercises to illustrate theoretical learning and practising of counselling skills with peer feedback
A short piece of reading is provided each week but is not obligatory and there is a reading list of recommended texts for those who want more.
A brief self assessment at beginning and end of course
Some participants may decide to go forward to take a formal counselling training
No other costs
The college provides a range of study support depending on need and the tutor will give what support is possible within the class and as much of the teaching takes place in a group setting students are encouraged to use their developing skills to support each other’s’ learning.