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The theme of this module is Exploration and Expansion.
You will continue to develop the practical skills introduced in Counselling Skills 1 in this practical experiential course. You will understand the structure of a Counselling Relationship within professional ethics and boundaries. You will explore your self awareness and self-in-context in relation to transitions, attachment , loss and readjustment . Also in relation to your attitudes to difference, your values, prejudice, social identity and the ethic of justice .
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Prospectus http://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/counselling-skills.php for
class days and times. You must contact the Programme Co-ordinator , Barbara Foad firstname.lastname@example.org to register for a place.
This course may not be suitable for anyone who is currently receiving Counselling or has faced a serious emotional issue in the last six months.
Class size is limited to 15. You must be able to attend the same class at the same time over 10 weeks .There is a strict attendance requirement of at least 85% . If you miss more than two 3 Hr classes for any reason you cannot pass the course.
As an undergraduate student you do not pay tuition fees but will be required to pay the COSCA materials fee of £30 at the online store before the first class and before your workbook will be issued.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: In-course assessment: essay (25%); learning log (25%); oral assessment (50%) [divided between practice 25% and participation/attendance 25%]. Candidates should note that to achieve credit for the course overall, a pass in each element is required. Attendance at 85% of the weekly seminars for each module of Counselling Skils 1-4 is a requirement of COSCA (Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland). Resit: In course assessment: essay (25%). Candidates should note that a resit is not permitted of the other three elements of the course. To achieve credit for the course overall, a pass in each element is required.
A reflective personal learning log, between 300 – 500 words in length will be completed by all students and submitted to tutors after week 2 on a weekly basis. The log is an opportunity for students to reflect on their experiences of learning in the class , how they relate theory to practice and their own personal awareness, growth and development. Skills practice is included in each class. Tutors provide feedback on practical skills on a group or individual basis as appropriate in each of the 12 classes. Oral participation is assessed in the whole class group and with all class members and includes attendance.