Module Introduction to Counselling Skills

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Duration Part-time, Single Module
Start date February 2020 (evening course) - Lancaster, May 2020 (evening course) - Carlisle, July 2020 (week block)-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 three Introduction to Counselling courses in 2020, two evening courses, and a course taught over one week. You only need to attend one of the courses. Dates are listed below.

Evening Courses (30 hours teaching/contact)

The evening courses will run on six consecutive Wednesday or Thursday evenings (depending on course) from 17:00 - 20:00 and two Saturdays between the hours of 09:30 - 17:00.

Course 1: Thursdays 27th Feb, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th March, 2nd April 2020 and 14th, 28th March (Saturdays) - Lancaster

Course 2: Wednesdays 27th May, 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th June, 1st July 2020 and 13th, 27th June (Saturdays) - Carlisle (Fusehill Street)

Week Block (30hrs teaching/contact) 

The week block will run, daily, between the hours of 09:30 - 17:00

Dates for 2019: 13th - 17th July 2020 - Lancaster

Graduate destinations

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

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