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Comprehensive Counselling Skills Course

Our Comprehensive Counselling Skills course gives you an invaluable skill which you will use day-to-day within your health and social care role, it also focuses on the importance of self-development. The Comprehensive Counselling Skills course offers you the essentials for your counselling career with the availability to expand your knowledge on your desired specialty allowing you to work towards becoming a reflective practitioner of counselling. Taught via e-learning, this flexible course is an essential string to any healthcare professional's bow giving you the option to specialise and progress within your career.

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The wonderful benefit of taking an e-learning course like this is that you are in charge of your start and finish dates; fill in an enquiry form or sign up for free today and take your first step towards developing your career as a health and social care professional.

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Course Overview

This homelearning Counselling course is essential for those looking to add to their skill-set within health and social care. Focusing on everyday counselling skills, as well as on the importance of self-development; this course provides the all-important foundations to an invaluable skill within the health and social care sector. It also provides you, upon completion, to become a specialist in various areas of counselling.

Counselling courses, such as this, can count towards certain dimensions of the public sector enabling you to work towards becoming a reflective practitioner of counselling.

The Benefits of the Comprehensive Counselling Skills Homelearning Course

  • Dedicated tutor who specialises in the area you are studying to keep you motivated and on track.
  • Flexible learning
  • Education and career support
  • Complete learning in your own time, around current commitments
  • Recognised by ABC Awards
  • Careers support from registration for up to three years
  • Unlimited exam resits
  • Funding options available
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Course Details

Working at your own pace you will work from a selection of the modules listed below, the recommended completion time for this course is on average between 320 - 420 hours, although this can change depending on various aspects. After each module, there is a question paper to complete and return; we recommend you allow 1-2 hours to complete each paper.

Below we have outlined the units covered, which entails the principle Counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy module plus you will choose one additional module from the 5 options below:

Course Details

The Level 3 course covering Counselling, CBT and Life Coaching follows several modules, which has been designed by the Open Study College and endorsed under the ABC Awards' Quality Licence Scheme.

  • UNIT 1: KEY ASPECTS OF COUNSELLING
  • UNIT 2: COUNSELLING SKILLS AND APPROACHES
  • UNIT 3: THE COUNSELLING RELATIONSHIP
  • UNIT 4: PSYCHODYNAMIC COUNSELLING
  • UNIT 5: HUMANISTIC COUNSELLING
  • UNIT 6: BEHAVIOURAL APPROACHES
  • UNIT 1: DEVELOPMENT OF CBT
  • UNIT 2: CBT PRINCIPLES
  • UNIT 3: CBT THERAPEUTIC SKILLS
  • UNIT 4: DEPRESSION
  • UNIT 5: CBT AND PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
  • UNIT 6: CBT AND PERSONALITY DISORDERS
  • UNIT 1: Introduction - what is life coaching?
  • UNIT 2: What does a life coach do? could you be a life coach?
  • UNIT 3: recognising the presenting issues/problem
  • UNIT 4: The skills of a life coach and working with your client
  • UNIT 5: The life coaching process
  • UNIT 6: Reflective practice; bringing theory and practice together
  • UNIT 1: THE COUNSELLING RELATIONSHIP AND BASIS FOR ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOUR
  • UNIT 2: SUBSTANCE ABUSE
  • UNIT 3: ALCOHOL ABUSE
  • UNIT 4: THE COGNITIVE APPROACH
  • UNIT 5: THE PSYCHODYNAMIC APPROACH
  • UNIT 6: THE PERSON-CENTRED APPROACH
  • UNIT 1: GRIEF, LOSS, BEREAVEMENT AND MOURNING
  • UNIT 2: MODELS OF BEREAVEMENT AND ANTICIPATORY LOSS
  • UNIT 3: THE INVISIBLE TOOLBOX PART 1: DEVELOPING COUNSELLOR SKILLS
  • UNIT 4: THE INVISIBLE TOOLBOX PART 2: APPROACHED AND TECHNIQUES
  • UNIT 5: CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS AND LOSS
  • UNIT 6: OTHER TYPES OF LOSS
  • UNIT 1: COUNSELLING SKILLS
  • UNIT 2: COUNSELLING APPROACHES
  • UNIT 3: UNDERSTANDING STRESS
  • UNIT 4: APPLICATION OF THEORIES AND MODELS
  • UNIT 5: STRESS COUNSELLING IN ACTION
  • UNIT 6: BEING A STRESS COUNSELLOR
  • UNIT 1: HISTORY OF COUNSELLING
  • UNIT 2: CHILDHOOD AND CHILDREN
  • UNIT 3: THE COGNITIVE APPROACH
  • UNIT 4: THE PERSON-CENTRED APPROACH
  • UNIT 5: THE THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP AND ETHICS
  • UNIT 6: THE THERAPEUTIC ENVIRONMENT
  • UNIT 1: DEFINING COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY
  • UNIT 2: CORE VALUES AND SKILLS IN COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY
  • UNIT 3: MODELS AND APPROACHES IN COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY
  • UNIT 4: COUNSELLING SPECIALITIES
  • UNIT 5: PSYCHOTHERAPY SPECIALITIES
  • UNIT 6: PRACTITIONER STRATEGIES

Get Ahead in Your Career with The Training Room

With The Training Room, you can be safe in the knowledge that throughout the duration of our Comprehensive Counselling Skills courses, you’ll be looked after and guided every step of the way.

The professional development and mentoring offered here is something we pride ourselves on, and the tutors on this course will do everything within their power to help you to achieve your Certificates of Achievement, including unlimited re-sits if needed.

With the help of The Training Room you could further enhance your knowledge and develop your career sooner than you think. Give us a call on 0800 021 6050 or fill out an enquiry form on our website to take one step closer to your dream career!