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Counselling Children and Adolescents Level 4

Open Study College
Course summary
349 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

This wide-ranging course will introduce you to many areas of knowledge that are necessary for counselling children and adolescents. You will learn about children's psychology and then learn about key different counselling approaches, and the ethics associated with this type of role.

Course Content

Unit 1: History of Counselling

  • History of counselling
  • Theories and theorists
  • Jung
  • Rogers
  • Skinner
  • Ellis
  • Maslow

Unit 2: Childhood and Children

  • Defining childhood
  • Historical perspective of childhood
  • Child development related to counselling
  • Language
  • Cognitive structure and input
  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Socialisation
  • Attachment
  • Bowlby's theory

Unit 3: The Cognitive Approach

  • Approaches within cognitive behavioural therapy
  • The ABC Model
  • The triadic structure of CBT
  • The Socratic method
  • Counselling techniques
  • Further cognitive strategies
  • Organising sessions and programmes
  • Reading emotional feelings in behaviour
  • Behaviour and beliefs

Unit 4: The Person-Centred Approach

  • Background
  • The inner self
  • PCT process
  • PCT application
  • PCT and transference

Unit 5: The Therapeutic Relationship and Ethics

  • The child-counsellor relationship
  • Ethics for counselling
  • BACP ethical framework
  • CPCAB model of service levels
  • Legislation and consent

Unit 6: The Therapeutic Environment

  • The play therapy room
  • Selecting media
  • Imagination
  • Setting up a practice

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Pay Now: GBP 349.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 67.35 with a deposit of GBP
44.90 totalling 449

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Tracey Tisdale
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The course materials are concise and easy to understand. I'm just writing my first assessment and about to contact my personal tutor for the first time for some guidance. I would use this provider again, as everything I needed was delivered promptly. Helpful call centre staff.
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