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The focus of this course is the further development of participants’ counselling skills. It will give those who have completed Counselling Skills 1–4 (COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate or equivalent) the opportunity to reconnect with their previous learning and experience and update their practice and understanding of counselling skills. It will also assist participants to further deepen and develop their knowledge of counselling skills.
The core of the learning comes from participants working with their own life experiences and skills applications.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Each unit has been designed to enable participants to evidence two core competencies whilst they are engaged in large and small group discussions and practice groups. Competence 1: Establish, maintain and bring to an end a supportive interaction. Competence 2: Self Monitoring.
Further Steps 1 will concentrate on the following topics
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: Assessment will be through continuous assessment (2000 word essay (25%), 300-500 word weekly learning log (25%) and oral assessment (50%). Resit: Resubmission of essay (2000 words). There is no resit of learning logs or oral assessment. Failure of these elements will require repeat of the course.
Assessment will be through continuous assessment of oral practice and weekly learning logs.