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This course offers the opportunity to gain experience and in depth understanding of one conceptual model. Participants will integrate the use of Psychodynamic skills with an understanding of theory, the process of practice and individual growth and personal development . This is a practical , experiential course. Participants must be willing to fully engage with course content and take part in counselling skills practice. There will be a mixture of presentations, discussion, activity, readings and experiential work throughout.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
See Course 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 75% . If you miss more than two 3 Hr classes for any reason you cannot pass the course.
Your class may include part-time students of all ages.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 2000 word essay (25%), Weekly 400 word reflective log/journal writing (25%), Oral Practice (25%) and Oral Participation (25%).
To achieve credit for the course overall, a pass in each element is required.
Resit: Resubmission of essay. Candidates should note that a resit is not permitted of the learning log element of the course, practical elements of the course, oral participation and oral practice.
A reflective personal learning log, 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.