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ED5503: RESEARCH ISSUES AND RESEARCH METHODS (2017-2018)

Last modified: 27 Feb 2018 17:59


Course Overview

This module will consider social, cultural, ethnic, gender, economic and spiritual influences on the development of the individual and the impact of personal bias, prejudice and stereotypes on the counsellor and the provision of counselling. It will also consider power and authority dynamics in the therapeutic process and the clinical challenges which are characteristic of working with particular client issues and client groups. Students will be working towards completing 150 hours of clinical work and submitting recording sessions for review by their group supervisor. In terms of the processing element of the programme, students will begin and complete their self-assessment statement.

The theoretical themes of the module will focus on:

 Working with different ‘client groups’

 Different theoretical approaches (CBT Formulation, Psychodynamic Processes)

 Integrating new developments in the Person-Centred approach

 New developments in the Person-Centred approach

 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 20 credits (10 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Salma Siddique

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This module will consider social, cultural, ethnic, gender, economic and spiritual influences on the development of the individual and the impact of personal bias, prejudice and stereotypes on the counsellor and the provision of counselling. It will also consider power and authority dynamics in the therapeutic process and the clinical challenges which are characteristic of working with particular client issues and client groups. Students will be working towards completing 150 hours of clinical work and submitting recording sessions for review by their group supervisor. In terms of the processing element of the programme, students will begin and complete their self-assessment statement.

The theoretical themes of the module will focus on:

 Working with different ‘client groups’

 Different theoretical approaches (CBT Formulation, Psychodynamic Processes)

 Integrating new developments in the Person-Centred approach

 New developments in the Person-Centred approach

 


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

Essay: The Person Centred Approach with Different Client Groups (50%); Audios 1 & 2 10-15 minute audio recordings of sessions with clients (20%); Audio 3 50-60 minute audio recording of sessions with clients (30%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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