AIM Certificate in Approaches to Couples Counselling Level 4

AIM Certificate in Approaches to Couples Counselling Level 4

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  • Course Code: PLR4ACC001 (171A)
  • Prospectus Title: AIM Certificate in Approaches to Couples Counselling Level 4
  • Mode of Study: PART-TIME
  • Duration: 10 Weeks (3. hours per week)
  • Start Date: 18 September, 2017
  • Course Tuition Fee: £400
  • Exam / Reg. Fee: £48
  • Materials Fee: £10
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Who is it for?

This course of study unit will provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding needed for this special area of practice. You will consider the particular issues counsellors confront when working with couples and how different counselling theories may affect both the process and outcome of couples counselling.

What does the course involve?

Indicative content will include:

  • A brief history of couples counselling to elicit understanding of its position in the counselling field and acknowledge changing terminology and focus on outcome.
  • Potential and/or emotional, behavioural, psychological and cognitive issues that present in the counselling space.
  • Psychological aspects of perception, personality, attraction and value systems.
  • An introduction to aspects of Bowlby's theories around attachment.
  • An introduction to potential manifestations of conflict, to include poor communication, infidelity, blaming.

You will appropriate skills and strategies for working with couples, within the framework of your chosen approach. You will also consider the potential for collusion with one party, and reflect on strategies to mitigate this.

How is the Course Assessed?

You will be assessed via an internally set and assessed journal of up to 800 words per session.

Additional costs

£400.00 including a registration fee

Additional notes

What do I do next?

You can apply online if there is an APPLY NOW button for this course on the website. Otherwise complete an application form and send it to Central Admissions at our London Road campus. Application forms are available in the Full-Time prospectus, on our website at http://www.shrewsbury.ac.uk/apply, or by ringing 01743 342333. If after reading this fact sheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Course Advice on 01743 342333 or email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Fees stated are for enrolment for the current academic year only. Courses which run for more than one year will be subject to further fees and possible price increases each year.

If you are aged 19 or over you may have to pay some tuition fees.

This can be clarified by ringing Course Advice on 01743 342333.

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