Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27
This is a course leading to the professional qualification of Person-Centred Counselling Supervision (COSCA validated). Participants must have a Diploma or Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling, psychotherapy,social work or equivalent with at least two years post qualifying supervised practice .
This training, although experiential, is focused solely on the personal and professional development of participants as a counselling supervisor. Please consider carefully your own level of emotion integration and ability to work within professional boundaries.
|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 email@example.com 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.
Participants must plan for 100% attendance at all course dates and study groups
Participants are required to have at least 2 supervision contracts with practising counsellors while undertaking this training.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1) Case Study 3,000 words (25%).
2) An essay on an aspect of theory relating to supervision and chosen by the course member of 2,000 words (25%).
3) A self appraisal statement including written reflection on the course member's learning and development. 2,000 words (25%).
4) Continuous Assessment (25%) - This is a self-assessed course. The course member, in consultation with other participants and staff, will make the final decision as to his or her theoretical and practical competence and future areas for development. The self-assessment process will also be aided throughout the course by the assignments, which will include written work on theory, practice and ethics in supervision, as well as reflection on the course member's learning and development.
In order to pass the course a pass must be obtained in all four elements.
Course members are expected to engage fully with the course.
The final CAS mark will be awarded after discussion with the student.
All four elements must be completed successfully to pass the course.
There is no resit for the continuous assessment element. Students who fail this on the first attempt must repeat the course.
If a pass is obtained for the Continuous Assessment element in the first attempt resits can be offered for these elements:
one resubmission of case study 25%
one resubmission of self appraisal statement 25% one resubmission of essay 25%
One Formative pre course assignment - a written statement regarding the course member' motivation to become a supervisor, this will be shared in small groups at the beginning of the course.
The person-centred approach is the reason for the student themselves making the final decision at to his or her theoretical and practical competence and future areas for development, in consultation with their peers in the small group and the course tutor.
If at any time during the programme the staff have serious doubts about a participants work or ability to complete the course successfully, they will consult the participant privately.