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Advanced Specialist Diploma in Counselling Young People (Level 5 equivalent)

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Overview

Specialise in counselling young people.

  • Gain additional skills and knowledge to work with young people aged 11-18
  • Attendance-based course – study one weekend a month
  • Study in a supportive learning environment

This course is designed to give you the additional skills and knowledge to work with young people aged 11-18.

Suitable for people who are either on or have completed the Advanced Diploma in Counselling (and those about to qualify). It is possible to start this course after the first year of your Advanced Diploma in Counselling.

Level 5

Qualification:
Advanced Specialist Diploma delivered by Heartwood Counselling and Psychotherapy

Start Date

For next start dates, visit Heartwood’s website.

Entry Requirements

Must be a member of a governing body (BACP NCS UKCP etc.).

Must have a minimum of year one of the Advanced Diploma in Counselling qualification (or equivalent).

This Level 5 Specialist Advanced Diploma is aimed at qualified counsellors (and those about to qualify) interested in developing and expanding their current practice to effectively counsel young people. It is possible to start this course after the first year of your Advanced Diploma in Counselling.

What you will learn

The course delivers a range of theory and techniques designed to equip students with the skills required to work ethically and competently with a variety of issues related to working with young people and children.

Visit Heartwood’s website for full details of course content and assessment.

Heartwood’s theoretical approach presented on the course is integrative and holistic. We will look at integrating models, techniques, theories and a range of modalities that suit the individual client. Whilst working on developing relationship skills which will aid therapeutic work.

We will focus on providing a safe and non-judgemental environment in which to practice new skills and techniques to enhance current practice and develop confidence in working with young people.

We integrate appropriate theory with creative and experiential aspects to make the learning experience thorough, thought provoking and professional.

The course delivery is through experiential and didactic learning designed to inspire and engender confidence in counsellors to work in this field, incorporating all of the current requirements for working with and safeguarding young people.

The course is rich with creativity and thoroughly engaging.

How the course works

This course runs one weekend per month for six months, over 12 classroom based sessions.

The course will be delivered by Heartwood Counselling and Psychotherapy at the Heartwood Centre on the Dartington Estate, where Heartwood students have access to outdoor and indoor light and warm recreational spaces with seating for break times and its own refreshment making facilities.

Heartwood create a supportive learning environment and will guide learners through their studies.

Counsellors come to Heartwood from a diverse variety of backgrounds with a vast range of skills and ability, as well as an established understanding of the counselling profession. It offers the opportunity to enhance further career and life skills, and can aid in accessing specialist counselling and therapeutic professions.

Course Length

This course runs one weekend per month for 6 months, over 12 classroom-based sessions.

Level and Certification

Upon successful completion you will achieve the Level 5 Advanced Specialist Diploma in Working with Young People, aimed at qualified counsellors (and those about to qualify) interested in developing and expanding their current practice to effectively counsel young people.

For help and advice, call our course advisors on Freephone 0800 062 2900 or 0207 307 5922.

Entry Requirements

Must be a member of a governing body (BACP NCS UKCP etc.).

Must have a minimum of year one of the Advanced Diploma in Counselling qualification (or equivalent).

This Level 5 Specialist Advanced Diploma is aimed at qualified counsellors (and those about to qualify) interested in developing and expanding their current practice to effectively counsel young people. It is possible to start this course after the first year of your Advanced Diploma in Counselling.

Course fee & how to enrol

For further information or to enrol directly with Heartwood, please visit their website or call them on 01803 865464 or 01803 308604

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