The qualification gives learners the opportunity to investigate the knowledge and skills needed to use counselling skills and engage in a helping interaction, appropriately. Topics covered: using counselling skills; introduction to counselling skills theories; diversity and ethics in the use of counselling skills; and counselling skills and personal development.
Pen and paper.
Tutor input; group practical work; group discussion; individual reflection.
A portfolio of evidence will be produced which will include the following:
Additional work will be required between sessions, approximately 2-3 hours weekly.