Counselling

Counselling

Part time

CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in CBT Skills and Theory

This qualification is intended for qualified counsellors who want to develop CBT skills and theory as an integral part of their professional Counselling work. It is designed to enhance the employability of counsellors in organisational settings and as independent practitioners. CBT is one of the NICE recommended psychological therapies and counsellors with CBT skills are often favoured above those without in multidisciplinary psychological therapy teams teams especially the Increasing Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) teams.

Attendance: Part time

Start date: September 2018

Duration: One year

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

This qualification is for candidates who are already working as Counselling practitioners & who want to develop their skills in CBT as an integral part of their work. Candidates are expected to be working with clients within a professional framework in order to apply their learning to meet the assessment criteria

How will you learn?

Learning will be classroom based with a variety of lectures, role play, skills practice, group work and individual study

How are you assessed?

Using a variety of methods including a portfolio of evidence, essays, case studies and an externally assessed structured case review.

You need:

This qualification is for counsellor/psychotherapist who are qualified and registered with an appropriate awarding body. The minimum entry requirement for this programme is a Level 4, Diploma in Counselling.

What do you need to know?

Client work: a minimum of 30 client hours with at least 3 different clients using the CBT model. Supervision: The course will include group training supervision. However, candidate’s will need their own supervision as per BACP minimum requirements.

What’s next?

BA (Hons) in Therapeutic Counselling.

How much does the course cost?

£995

Additional costs (registration)

£315 Registration Fees

3 reasons to join us:

This qualification will enhance your CBT skills as a practicing counsellor

Support in developing an integrative counselling practice

Tutors with specialist knowledge and skills to assist your development

What students say:

“Although a challenging course, really worthwhile to help me develop my Counselling practice”
“As CBT was only briefly covered on my professional level Counselling training, this course has enabled me to really grasp the concepts of CBT and apply the approach in practice”

Extra-curricular activities:

Clinical supervision as per the BACP minimum requirements with a supervisor who is qualified and experienced in CBT

 

CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2

Factfile:

Attendance: Part-time

Duration: 18 weeks

Starting date: 11th September 2018
13th September 2018
19th February 2018
22nd February 2019

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

The qualification is made up of seven learning outcomes and associated assessment criteria. This structure is based on the seven processes of the CPCAB model.

  • Use counselling skills ethically and safely
  • Establish and sustain the boundaries of the helping role
  • Work empathically as a helper Counselling skills and personal development
  • Focus on the helpee’s needs and concerns
  • Use self-awareness in helping work
  • Use a range of counselling skills to facilitate the helping interaction
  • Use feedback and reflection to enhance counselling skills

 

How will I learn?

Learning will be classroom based with a variety of lectures, role play, skills practice, group work and individual study.

How am I assessed?

Learners are required to provide a portfolio of evidence and complete a written Candidate Feedback Paper under exam conditions.

 

What’s next?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the Certificate in Counselling Studies Level 3 at Stockton Riverside College.

You need:

There are no specific prior learning requirements for this qualification.  However, good IT skills are needed to produce a portfolio of evidence for assessment

What days and times does the course run?
11th Sept 18         Tues          9am – 2.30pm
13th Sept 18         Thurs        5pm – 9pm
19th Feb 19          Tues         5pm – 9pm
22nd Feb 19         Fri             9am – 2.30pm

How much does the course cost?

£595

What else do I need to know?
Apply online at www.stockton.ac.uk/apply-online.

Suitable applicants will be offered a place onto the programme and contacted with further information regarding enrolment.

CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Studies Level 3 

Factfile:

Attendance: Part-time

Duration: 18 weeks

Starting date: 12th September 2018
14th September 2018
20th February 2019
22nd February 2019

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

The qualification is made up of seven learning outcomes and associated assessment criteria. This structure is based on the seven processes of the CPCAB model.

  • Use counselling skills ethically and safely
  • Establish and sustain the boundaries of the helping role
  • Work empathically as a client
  • Counselling skills and personal development
  • Focus on the helpee’s needs and concerns
  • Use self-awareness in helping work
  • Use a range of counselling skills to facilitate the helping interaction
  • Use feedback and reflection to enhance counselling skills

How will I learn?

Learning will be classroom based with a variety of lectures, role play, skills practice, group work and individual study.

How am I assessed?

Each candidate is required to complete a portfolio of evidence which shows that they’ve met the standards associated with each unit. Learners are also required to complete a written Candidate Feedback Paper under exam conditions.

What’s next?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the FdA Counselling programme at Stockton Riverside College.

You need:

In order to progress on to the Level 3, Certificate in Counselling Studies you should hold either the Level 2, Certificate in Counselling Skills or equivalent counselling skills qualification.

*Please if you have studied an online level 2 counselling course prior to applying for this programme, it not count towards prior learning.

All prior level 2 study needs to be classroom / skills based.

When does the course run?
12th Sept 18          Wed           4pm – 9pm
14th Sept 18          Fri              9am – 2.30pm
20th Feb 19           Wed           4pm – 9pm
22nd Feb 19          Fri              9am – 2.30pm

How much does the course cost?

£972
*plus £116 registration fee

What else do I need to know?

Apply online at www.stockton.ac.uk/apply-online

HE

Starting date: September 2018

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

Stage 1 core modules – Level 4:

  • Counselling Skills Practice
  • Developing Skills for Professional Practice
  • Foundations of Personal and Professional Practice
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Person-Centered Personal Therapy
  • Person-Centered Practice

Stage 2 core modules – Level 5:

  • Advanced Counselling Skills
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Approaches
  • Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing
  • Professional Development in Practice
  • Understanding Research in Counselling

*Modules offered may vary.

How will I learn?

Modules are taught through a combination of lectures and seminars. You will also be required to undertake a clinical placement unless you already work in a relevant job role.

How am I assessed?

A wide variety of assessment methods are used on the course. These include written assignments, essays, case studies, group work and individual presentations and portfolios.

What’s next?

  • BA (Hons) Therapeutic Counselling
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling.

You need:

Entry requirements are QCF Level 3 achievement or equivalent in Counselling.

Due to the nature of the programme you will need to provide written references from two sources to demonstrate your appropriateness to undertake professional counselling training and your ability to cope with the academic requirements. You will be asked to declare any criminal convictions and be aware that CRB checks will be carried out prior to you undertaking clinical practice.

Suitable candidates will be selected and invited for interview. The interview process will evaluate your suitability for the programme.

What else do I need to know?
All applications are made online with Teesside University at www.tees.ac.uk

Delivered in partnership with Teesside University

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BA (Hons) Therapeutic Counselling (Top-up)

The BA (Hons) Therapeutic Counselling provides qualified counsellors with the opportunity to top-up their existing professional diploma or foundation degree in counselling to a full honours degree. The programme aims to provide further development opportunities for counsellors through the acquisition of academic and professional skills to meet continuing professional development requirements. Students will acquire a sound theoretical framework related to a range of issues in professional practice by reflecting on practice and undertaking relevant research.

Attendance: Part-time

Duration: 30 Weeks

Starting date: September 2018

Location: Teesdale

What will you do?

This qualification is for qualified counsellors who wish to gain a full honours degree in counselling.

This degree is made up of five modules:

  • A therapeutic framework for working with diversity (20 credits)
  • Client issues in therapeutic practice (20 credits)
  • Counselling research (20 credits)
  • Theory and practice of group counselling (20 credits)
  • Dissertation (40 credits)

Candidates are expected to be working with clients within a professional framework in order to apply their learning on this course.

How will I learn?

Learning will be classroom based with a variety of lectures, role play, group work, presentations and a small scale independent research study

How am I assessed?

Using a variety of methods including; academic and reflective essays, presentations and the production of a dissertation.

You need:

 

Entry requirements are an NQF Level 5 Foundation degree in Counselling or an equivalent qualification. Any candidate who has already completed a research study as part of a different degree programme at level 5 or above and who has a NQF level 4 Diploma in Counselling may be considered for entry onto the programme.

Due to the nature of the programme candidates will need to provide written references from two sources.

One of these should be an academic reference with the other being their clinical supervisor in order to demonstrate their appropriateness to undertake and cope with the academic requirements. Levels of maturity and commitment to the course and professional development will be evaluated from reference material and during the interview process.

What else do I need to know?
Applicants will require an interview to secure a place on this programme.

Fees and Applications: Apply and check fees online via – http://www.tees.ac.uk/prospectus/ug/UG_course.cfm?courseid=968&fos=11&fossub=27

For Further Information Contact:

  • John A J Dixon

John.dixon@stockton.ac.uk

  • Tara Evans

Tara.evans@stockton.ac.uk

* Subject to approval