Staffordshire University

Counselling Theory And Practice FdSc

Staffordshire University
In Stoke-On-Trent

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Stoke-on-trent
Duration 2 Years
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Stoke-on-trent
  • Duration:
    2 Years

This is a two year part time award and is designed to meet the evolving markets and increasing uptake of the listening therapies across a breadth of employment areas. As well as areas typically anticipated within the province of Health and Social Care, the programme may interest those within management and human resources. In essence the programme provides the opportunity for individuals from a wide range of background to develop their counselling knowledge and skills to establish the basic foundations for entering the counselling profession or to augment their existing professional practice. It leads to a professional counselling qualification and can be included towards BACP Accreditation.

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Stoke-On-Trent (Staffordshire)
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College Road, ST4 2DE


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· Requirements

This is an advanced programme for those people who have intermediate counselling qualifications of approximately 150 hours at level 3 or equivalent. 100 hours of supervised counselling practice An Enhanced DBS

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Course programme

pg00002 Introduction The Foundation Degree Science in Counselling will provide in depth professional training in counselling skills and theory. This programme aims to provide a stimulating learning environment where students will develop a sound understanding of professional, legal and ethical issues. Increasing self-awareness and personal development are also an integral part of the course. Successful completion of this course means that students have achieved qualified practitioner status and will be eligible for employment as counsellors. Graduates will have the opportunity to complete a BSc (Hons) Counselling Top- up at Riverside College. EDUCATIONAL AIMS OF THE PROGRAMME This award will: • Provide you with knowledge and understanding of the role of the counsellor through work- based and academic learning. • Widen your access into higher education. • Place valué on your previous learning and experience and to enhance your career prospects as a counsellor. • Develop your ability to engage in reading, reflection, debate and enquiry. • Enable you to explore your own valúes and to deliver counselling skills from an appropriate valúes base. • Facilítate your learning as a reflective practitioner, with a clear understanding and commitment to life-long learning. • Focus on your learning and application of counselling skills and knowledge within a professional context. • Foster your ability to apply and develop personal and transferable skills of learning, knowledge accumulation, communication, enquiry, analysis, problem solving and reflection. • Enable you to make a positive and rewarding contribution to your working life as a counsellor. • Provide the opportunity for you to progress to an Honours Degree • Enable you to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team </div>

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