Counselling Skills Academic Credits

Psychology seminar
Duration

 

Course Start

This module is not scheduled to run in 2018/19

Application

 

Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences

Course outline

Improves the use of communication skills.

Entry requirements

Evidence of ability to study at levels 4, 5 or 6

Course Content

The course is a practical introduction to improving counselling skills. Students are guided through a series of exercises to enable them to improve their listening skills, to explore different counselling models and apply those approaches to their work within the confines of their existing work role.

Key features

The course covers an introduction to listening skills, outlines the three main theoretical approaches to counselling (humanistic, psychodynamic, cognitive), then focuses on issues that are commonly encountered by health care professionals (health promotion, loss, trauma and responding to families)

Programme specification

The module is a 15 credit module which takes place over 6 full days within term 1. Levels 4, 5 and 6 are taught together. Students are expected to practice the skills outlined in pairs within the classroom setting (but not in front of others) and to identify a conversation in their workplace to analyse for their assessment.

Programme specification

The module is a 15 credit module which takes place over 6 full days within the 12 week term. Levels 4, 5 and 6 are taught together. Students are expected to practice the skills outlined in pairs within the classroom setting (but not in front of others) and to identify a conversation in their workplace to analyse for their assessment.

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