Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16
Counselling Skills 3 provides students the opportunity to develop their ability as reflective practitioners. It is a practical experiential course which builds on the experience gained in Counselling Skills 1 and 2. Students will analyse and comment on their own practice with reference to theory and evidence of the core conditions.
See 'Further Information & Notes'.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
This course may not be suitable for anyone who is currently
receiving counselling or has faced a serious emotional issue in the last
Class size is limited to 15. Students 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%. Students who miss more than two 3-hour classes - for any reason - cannot pass the course.
Students 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.
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 Skills 1-4 is a requirement of COSCA (Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland).
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.
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