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Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Studies - June and September 2019



Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Studies - June and September 2019 is course run by IICP - Institute of Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy, Dublin. It is a 'Classroom Based' course . Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Studies - June and September 2019 gives a Course Qualification of Level 1 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Studies - June and September 2019 at IICP - Institute of Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy, please review the details below.

Our Certificate Programme is the perfect entry point for those considering a career in counselling and psychotherapy as it contains an excellent mix of theory, skills and personal development. All IICP teaching staff are therapy practitioners, which means they put their teaching into a real-world context.

This programme is suitable for those either working in the helping professions, or interested in seeking to develop their awareness of what is involved in training as a counsellor/psychotherapist.

Upon completion, learners should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate broad elementary knowledge of two main therapy approaches; Person Centred Therapy and Choice Theory/Reality Therapy;
  2. Describe the evolution of counselling and psychotherapy from historical to contemporary perspectives;
  3. Discuss mental illness and its treatment, including modern therapeutic approaches;
  4. Identify the scope and limitations of counselling and psychotherapy;
  5. Appreciate basic ethical considerations for working with others;
  6. Describe the essential components of a therapeutic relationship;
  7. Engage in simulated practice of basic counselling practice;
  8. Apply core counselling and psychotherapeutic skills in simulated practice;
  9. Participate in reflective exercises in one-to-one and group settings;
  10. Consider the role of the self in the therapeutic relationship;
  11. Recognise the limitations of one’s own knowledge, skills and competencies; and
  12. Communicate effectively in academic and practice settings.

The programme consists of three introductory modules in the subjects of Counselling Theory, Counselling Skills and Personal Development. It is a highly interactive programme, delivered through a variety of teaching approaches such as lectures, group discussion, experiential work, individual exercises, and self-directed learning.

Each module carries its own assessment, which is based on a continuous assessment strategy.

 

Award: QQI Special Purpose Award in Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Studies (validated at level 6 on the NFQ)

Three Intakes Available

  • Summer 2019 Block Weekend: Starting Friday 14 June, 6.00pm  – 10.00pm
  • Autumn 2019 Block Weekend: Starting Friday 27 September, 6.00pm – 10.00pm
  • Autumn 2019 Thurs/Sun: Starting Sunday 06 October, 9.30am  – 4.30pm

 

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Training ProviderIICP - Institute of Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy
Course LocationTallaght, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 24
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 1 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date1st June 2019
Course End Date31st December 2019
Course Fee€1,300 (inclusive of QQI registration fee of €50)
Phone01 4664205
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