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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.

The full certificate programme is designed as a foundation course for entry onto the

Persona Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Psychological Wellbeing, Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP Accredited, academically validated by the University of Aberdeen)

The course will be delivered from The TCS Centre, 169 Bank Street, Coatbridge, ML5 1ET

Course Dates

Module           Theme

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

7th January 2021 to 11th February 2021

Module 2        Building trust and engagement: Transition and Change

18th February to 25th March 2021

Module 3        Deepening exploration: Empowerment

22nd April to 20th May 2021

Module 4        Integration: The Reflective Practitioner

27th May to 24th June 2021

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.

To download the full programme dates please click here.

 

Course Costs

The total cost of the 2021 Foundation Certificate in Counselling Skills programme is £900, including a deposit of £100 on acceptance of a place on the course.  Thereafter each module costs £200.00 which is payable prior to the start of each module.

Early bird offer – 10% discount for applications and deposits received prior to the Monday 16th of November 2020.

 

 

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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