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