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Foundation Certificate in Counselling Skills

The full Foundation in Counselling Skills programme is beneficial to people working in a wide range of professions particularly those whose role involves building and sustaining relationships with people; health and social care, education, HR.   The course is designed to enhance participant’s intrapersonal and interpersonal understanding of the nature and dynamics of relationships and communication.  The course is delivered over four modules and designed to suit people who have week day commitments.

Each module consists of five Thursday evenings from 6.00pm – 9.00pm plus one Saturday 9.30am – 5.30pm. The programme uses a range of learning activities to support different learning styles; tutor presentations, workshops, group discussions, skills practice and small group discussions.

The programme is designed around four key themes: understanding counselling theory, developing counselling skills, developing self-awareness and developing ethical awareness.  Each module will integrate these themes by focusing on a particular aspect of the Helping Relationship.

Successful completion of the certificate programme fulfils the entry requirements for the Persona Professional Diploma Programme in Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP Accredited and credit rated by SQA on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework

The programme is designed to be delivered online and in-person at Persona’s training facilities at Grove House in Uddingston.

Course Dates

Module           Theme

Module 1        Establishing a helping relationship: The Gentle Art of Listening 

Module 2        Building trust and engagement: Transition and Change

Module 3        Deepening exploration: Empowerment

Module 4        Integration: The Reflective Practitioner

The programme uses a range of learning activities to support different learning styles; tutor presentations, workshops, group discussions, skills practice in dyads, triads and small groups.

During the programme you will also be expected to complete a small amount of reading, record a session with one of your peers accompanied by a transcript and also maintain a reflective journal of your experience during the course.

 

Course Costs

We are currently planning the Certificate in Counselling course, please email admin@personacounselling.com for more information.

 

 

Apply

We are now accepting applications for the 2021 Foundation Certificate in Counselling Skills programme, please email your completed application form to admin@personacounselling.com

Please note there will be a minimum number of students required for the programme to commence.

 

 

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Further Information

If you have an enquiry or want to request further information: either complete the form on the ‘Contact Us’ page, or email

admin@personacounselling.com or call us on 0330 202 0283

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