COSCA certificate in Counselling skills 

WHO SHOULD STUDY THIS QUALIFICATION?

The Certificate is designed for those who work or aspire to work in health and social care or other related fields, or for anyone who has a personal or professional interest in increasing their knowledge of active listening through self-awareness and personal development.

COSCA CERTIFICATE IN COUNSELLING

SKILLS SYLLABUS

  • The course consists of four modules, each 30-hours in duration.

  • Modules may be studied as standalone modules, although each must be undertaken sequentially.

  • On successful completion of all four modules, you will be awarded the Certificate in Counselling Skills and you will be eligible to apply to become a Counselling Skills Member of COSCA.

you can now take advantage of our new pay as you learn payment plan

Module One

Beginnings –

Advanced Communication Skills

1. Introduction to the

counselling approach

2. Attending and responding

3. Acceptance, genuineness

and empathy

4. Ethics and confidentiality

Module Two

Exploration and Expansion

1. Beginnings, middles

and endings

2. Ethical boundaries

3. Attachment and loss

4. Sexuality and diversity

5. Self awareness, personal motives and values

Module Three

Review and Reflection

1. Self-reflection

2. Theoretical perspectives

3. The significance of

past experiences

4. Relationships

5. Vulnerability and power

6. Spirituality

Module Four

Integration

1. Gestalt and Transactional Analysis perspectives

2. Ethics: Boundaries and listeners’ responsibilities

3. Social inclusion, exclusion

and belonging

4.Stress

5. Professional responsibilities

      TRAINING CALENDAR2020/21

module one August 2020

module two November 2020

module three Feb 2021

module four May 2021

COURSE Almost FULL - bookings taken for  this cohort limited. Early Bookings now being taken also for late 2020/21

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01387 266667 (please note this line is not manned 24/7)

07387 874201 (Text)

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