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Psychology

Introduction to Counselling Skills

 

Course overview

You explore counselling and communication skills. You learn basic questioning and listening skills and outlines how these abilities can be used in training for counselling.

Summer university

Start date: Group[ B starts Tuesday 6 July, Tuesdays & Thursdays for four weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm

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This course is delivered online. Please check the entry requirements tab before making your application to ensure you meet the entry criteria and have all the minimum equipment necessary to take part.

You can study up to 30 credits at Summer University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email summer.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, you should be 16 at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

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Where you study

This course is delivered online.

 

Course details

What you study

- what counselling is
- how it relates to other disciplines
- counselling skills
- how and where counselling skills can be used
- interpersonal skills that a counsellor can use
- problems a counsellor might treat.

How you are assessed

Workbook (50%)
Work completed each week after the online sessions.

1,000 word evaluation of a recorded counselling session (50%)
You observe a 15 minute recorded counselling session and will complete an evaluation of the counselling skills applied in the session.

 
 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

As this is an online course you need access to a computer and be comfortable learning through an online platform. A strong and stable internet connection is required, and a webcam and microphone to participate in any interactive elements of the course.

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, you should be 16 at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

 
 

Part-time

2021/22 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Online
  • Start date: Group[ B starts Tuesday 6 July, Tuesdays & Thursdays for four weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm

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