Module Introduction to Counselling Skills

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Duration Part-time, Single Module
Start date March 2022 - Carlisle, May 2022 - Lancaster and Carlisle, July 2022 - Lancaster
Entry Requirements Programme specification (PDF)
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The aim of this module is to introduce you to basic counselling skills with a focus on the Person-Centred Approach.

Course dates

We are offering the following Introduction to Counselling courses in 2021/22 - four evening courses (including two/three Saturdays) in Lancaster/Carlisle and one block course taught over one week in July (Lancaster). A further one-week course may be offered in Carlisle. You only need to attend one of the courses. Dates are listed below.

Evening Courses (30 hours teaching/contact)

The evening courses usually run on six consecutive Tuesday or Thursday evenings (depending on course location) from 17:00 - 20:00 and two Saturdays between the hours of 10:00 - 17:00.

Dates for 2022 -

  • Course 1: March/April 2022: Dates are to be confirmed but the provisional start date would be Thursday, March 10th 2022 - Carlisle (Fusehill Street)
  • Course 2: Thursdays – 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th June, 7th July 2022 and Saturdays 4th and 18th June 2022 - Carlisle (Fusehill Street).

  •  Course 3: Tuesdays – 31st May, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th June, 5th July and Saturday 11th and 25th June 2022 - Lancaster (Bowerham Road)

Week Block Courses (30 hours teaching/contact)

The week block courses are run Monday to Friday during one week between the hours of 10:00 – 17:00.

  •  Course 4 - Lancaster: Monday 18th - Friday 22nd July 2022

  • Course 5 - Carlisle (Fusehill Street) - Monday 11th - Friday 15th July 2022

Please indicate in your personal statement which course you would prefer to attend.

Graduate destinations

Students who complete this course often go on to study the PgD/MA Counselling and Psychotherapy programme.

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