Counselling

Ref: C3747490

An introduction to using counselling skills to enhance communication at work or in your personal life. This course will mainly focus on using a variety of counselling skills, but will also provide some examples of 3 of the main theories that underpin counselling. It is a good start for anyone thinking of training as a counsellor, progression after this course being to a Level 2 qualification. It would be useful to anyone working in a job or volunteer role that deals with the general public.

Course aim

An introduction to using counselling skills to enhance communication at work or in your personal life.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • List the ten main counselling skills, what they mean and how they are used
  • Use some of the ten main counselling skills in a practical way, either in class or outside of class
  • Understand key aspects of the 3 main counselling theories and the history of counselling, Psychodynamic, Person-Centred and CBT.
  • Self-reflect on own life experiences and the impact of these on values and beliefs

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need: - an internet connection, speakers, microphone and webcam so that you can join the Zoom session - an email address to join Canvas and access handouts - a personal journal (or app) to record your progress

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Counselling

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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