Counselling and Psychotherapy for children and young people
The course will be run over a twelve week period for 3 hours per session. It will offer the necessary skills and knowledge required when working therapeutically with children and young people. It will be delivered by a range of experienced practitioners who will be able to present their knowledge and skills reflecting current practice and ways of working.
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Weds 8.2.17 & Thursday 9.2.17
Weds 7.3.17 & Thursday 8.3.17
Weds 11.4.17 & Thursday 12.4.17
Revision - May
Paper submission date - May
Viva Examination - May
The overall aim of this course is to develop knowledge and skills relating to the therapeutic work with children and young people. It aims to provide a forum for to develop as a reflective/reflexive practitioner in relation to working with children and young people.Throughout the module there will be a focus on research and evidence based practice.
It will enable the student to explore the nature of working with children and young people and support the philosophical underpinnings of their way of working. It will offer an opportunity to deepen knowledge of working with children and young people thus supporting counsellors develop their practice. The module offers the flexibility to develop an individual portfolio of learning and creates a structure in which there will be opportunities to reflect and explore further an area of interest within this field.
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- Develop knowledge and competence in key professional issues concerning risk factors, safeguarding responses and professional, ethical and legal frameworks relevant to this area of work.
- Develop critically informed knowledge of the perceived needs of children and young people in counselling and psychotherapy services.
- Critically evaluate the theoretical and research evidence for the effectiveness of different models of therapeutic intervention with children and young people.
- Develop a critical understanding of the nature and impact of social injustice on children and young people.
- Identify the contextual and organisational factors in terms of delivering counselling and psychotherapy services, e.g. multi-disciplinary settings, school counselling, voluntary agencies
Who should attend?
Counsellors /psychotherapists who have an interest in or are already in practice working with children and young people.