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Undergraduate Counselling Skills 2021-2022

CO101A: INTRODUCTION TO LISTENING SKILLS 1: INTRODUCTION TO LISTENING SKILLS

15 credits

Level 1

First Sub Session

Due to professional body requirements for a minimum number of practice hours and the nature of the practical work entry to the course is not permitted after week one of teaching unless under exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Course Co-ordinator.

Our counselling and listening skills courses provide comprehensive training for use in many settings where effective communication is essential. This is also a suitable foundation for further training in the areas of counselling and psychotherapy. This is the first of four courses, that adhere to BACP's Counselling skills competence framework; ensuring high standards. BACP is the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy the largest professional body in the UK.

CO101C: COUNSELLING SKILLS - INTRODUCTION TO LISTENING SKILLS AND THEORETICAL

30 credits

Level 1

First Sub Session

Due to professional body requirements for a minimum number of practice hours and the nature of the practical work entry to the course is not permitted after week one of teaching unless under exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Course Co-ordinator.

Our counselling and listening skills courses provide comprehensive training for use in many settings where effective communication is essential. This is also a suitable foundation for further training in the areas of counselling and psychotherapy. This is the first of four courses, that adhere to BACP's Counselling skills competence framework; ensuring high standards. BACP is the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy the largest professional body in the UK. 

CO151A: INTRODUCTION TO LISTENING SKILLS 2: THEORETICAL APPROACHES

15 credits

Level 1

Second Sub Session

Due to professional body requirements for a minimum number of practice hours and the nature of the practical work entry to the course is not permitted after week one of teaching unless under exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Course Co-ordinator.

Our counselling and listening skills courses provide comprehensive training for use in many settings where effective communication is essential. This is also a suitable foundation for further training in the areas of counselling and psychotherapy. This is the second of four courses that adhere to BACP’s Counselling skills competence framework; ensuring high standards. BACP is the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy the largest professional body in the UK.

CO151C: COUNSELLING SKILLS - INTRODUCTION TO LISTENING SKILLS AND THEORETICAL

30 credits

Level 1

Second Sub Session

Due to professional body requirements for a minimum number of practice hours and the nature of the practical work entry to the course is not permitted after week one of teaching unless under exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Course Co-ordinator.

Our counselling and listening skills courses provide comprehensive training for use in many settings where effective communication is essential. This is also a suitable foundation for further training in the areas of counselling and psychotherapy. This is the first of four courses, that adhere to BACP's Counselling skills competence framework; ensuring high standards. BACP is the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy the largest professional body in the UK. 

CODIAG: COUNSELLING DIAGNOSTIC TEST

0 credits

Level 1

First Sub Session

Students being admitted to a Counselling programme or course, should first take the Counselling Diagnostic Test. The test can be taken at any time and is completed online. You will be unable to register for Counselling Skills 1, and consequently any of the subsequent courses until you have read and accepted the Terms and Conditions in the Diagnostic Test.

Please go to www.abdn.ac.uk/mycurriculum to access the Diagnostic Test.

Having completed the test you should select the appropriate course when making your curriculum choices.

CO201A: INTRODUCTION TO LISTENING SKILLS 3: APPLICATIONS AND ISSUES

15 credits

Level 2

First Sub Session

Due to professional body requirements for a minimum number of practice hours and the nature of the practical work entry to the course is not permitted after week one of teaching unless under exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Course Co-ordinator.

Overview of arenas for support - what areas interest you?

Different diagnoses - Anxiety, Depression, Psychosis

Gender - Binary vs Gender Fluidity, LGBTQI

Bereavement and Suicide

Working with Groups

Addiction

Race and Culture - immigrant; trafficking

Abuse

Children and young people - self harm, ACEs and Trauma

Safeguarding and agency policies

CO201C: COUNSELLING SKILLS - APPLICATIONS, SELF-CARE AND SUPPORT

30 credits

Level 2

First Sub Session

Due to professional body requirements for a minimum number of practice hours and the nature of the practical work entry to the course is not permitted after week one of teaching unless under exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Course Co-ordinator.

Our counselling and listening skills courses provide comprehensive training for use in many settings where effective communication is essential. This is also a suitable foundation for further training in the areas of counselling and psychotherapy. 

This is the second half course of Counselling and Listening Skills - Sustained studies. 

CO251A: INTRODUCTION TO LISTENING SKILLS 4: SELF-CARE, SUPPORT AND SUPERVISION

15 credits

Level 2

Second Sub Session

Due to professional body requirements for a minimum number of practice hours and the nature of the practical work entry to the course is not permitted after week one of teaching unless under exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Course Co-ordinator.

Ongoing support vs formal counselling

CPD and self-development

Mental Health Awareness – own and others

Self-care, support and burnout

Support through technology

Supervision

Awareness of Research

Reflection on self as a listener

CO251C: COUNSELLING SKILLS - APPLICATIONS, SELF-CARE AND SUPPORT

30 credits

Level 2

Second Sub Session

Due to professional body requirements for a minimum number of practice hours and the nature of the practical work entry to the course is not permitted after week one of teaching unless under exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Course Co-ordinator.

Our counselling and listening skills courses provide comprehensive training for use in many settings where effective communication is essential. This is also a suitable foundation for further training in the areas of counselling and psychotherapy. 

This is the second half course of Counselling and Listening Skills - Sustained studies. 

CO4001: PROJECT: EXPLORING THEORY FROM THE WORLD OF COUNSELLING

30 credits

Level 4

First Sub Session

An undergraduate project requiring a critical analysis on a chosen concept from the world of counselling/counselling skills theory, using primary and a secondary material.

CO4501: PROJECT: EXPLORING THEORY FROM THE WORLD OF COUNSELLING

30 credits

Level 4

Second Sub Session

An undergraduate project requiring a critical analysis on a chosen concept from the world of counselling/counselling skills theory, using primary and a secondary material.

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