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This course aims to enable students to develop the personal qualities and professional skills necessary for competent and reflective practitioners within a person centred framework. Self-awareness, counselling theory, practice and research are integrated to a level that enables course members to engage with therapeutic processes in a range of counselling relationships. Although the counselling programme is structured on a modular basis it is conceptualised as a comprehensive experience. The programme has four strands: Counselling Relationship and Therapeutic Process; Counselling Theory and Research; Personal Development; Professional Development. This course constitutes the 1st module of the counselling programme.
|Session||Full Year||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
Specifically, this course aims to enable students to:
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
|Assessment Weeks||19||Feedback Weeks||21|
|Assessment Weeks||15||Feedback Weeks||18|
|Assessment Weeks||Feedback Weeks|
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Factual||Understand||Development of an in-depth and critical understanding of Carl Rogers' theory of therapy and personality change.|
|Conceptual||Apply||Ability to implement the person-centred therapeutic attitudes of unconditional positive regard, empathy, and congruence in the counselling relationship.|
|Reflection||Evaluate||Ability to use feedback effectively to identify areas for further development.|
|Procedural||Apply||Ability to establish and maintain appropriate professional boundaries.|