PSY-30079 - Core Counselling Competences
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Level: Level 6
Credits: 30
Study Hours: 300
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


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Description for 2024/25

This module aims to develop your knowledge of the theory of person-centred counselling and of how this might be applied in practice; to help you gain the skills inherent in forming and maintaining a facilitative counselling relationship and to help you develop personal and professional awareness.

The module aims:
-to develop students' knowledge of the theory of person centred counselling as a basis for future development of an integrated humanistic model of practice
-to develop the skills inherent in forming and maintaining a facilitative counselling relationship
-to develop personal and professional awareness

Talis Aspire Reading List
Any reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.

Intended Learning Outcomes

describe and discuss some key aspects of person-centred counselling theory, practice and skills: 1,2
demonstrate an increase in self-knowledge and self-awareness: 1,3
devise, develop and sustain arguments, and/or solve problems, using ideas and techniques, some of which are at the forefront of the counselling discipline: 1,2
manage their own learning, and make use of scholarly reviews and primary sources (for example, refereed research articles and/or original materials appropriate to the counselling discipline): 1,2
develop key professional and personal qualities and attributes, in line with the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions: 1,3
analyse and discuss person-centred counselling theory and apply this theory to counselling practice: 1,2

Study hours

78 hours contact time comprising lectures, participation in personal development group and skills practice & development.
222 hours self directed learning and assessment preparation

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