AIM Certificate in Approaches to Counselling Children and Young People Level 4

AIM Certificate in Approaches to Counselling Children and Young People Level 4

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  • Course Code: PLR4CYP001 (171A)
  • Prospectus Title: AIM Certificate in Approaches to Counselling Children and Young People Level 4
  • Mode of Study: PART-TIME
  • Duration: 10 Weeks (3. hours per week)
  • Start Date: 15 January, 2018
  • Course Tuition Fee: £400
  • Exam / Reg. Fee: £48
  • Materials Fee: £10

Entry requirements

You will need to have completed a minimum of a level 4 Diploma in Counselling.

Who is it for?

This course of study will provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding needed for working in this specialist area of practice. You will consider issues encountered when working with children and young people and consider the particular boundary issues encountered when working in this field. Relevant models of human growth and development will be explored and you will have the opportunity to evaluate creative and expressive interventions.

What does the course involve?

  • Models/theories: development theories to include - Bowlby, Erikson, Klein and Winnicot.
  • Major schools: key ideas about childhood and adolescence from cognitive-behavioural, humanistic and psychodynamic perspectives.
  • Counselling skills for use for children and young people- creative and expressive methods.
  • Ethical practice: issues of consent and offering confidentiality to children and young people - Gillick competence and Fraser guidelines.

How is the Course Assessed?

This course is assessed by an internally set and assessed journal of up to 800 words per session.

Additional costs

£400.00 to include registration fee.

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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