Counselling Children & Adolescents – Level 3 Course

£ 243.71

See the Distance Learning Centre's Counselling Children & Adolescents Course. This course is useful for Child & Adolescent counsellors.

Course Description

The Counselling Children & Adolescents – Level 3 Course is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of the role of a Child and Adolescent Counsellor and will help students to gain a good understanding of how to counsel children and adolescents in general day to day environments.

There are a wide range of factors that effect children and adolescents and this informative course is designed to cover some of the main issues.

In many ways, counselling for children is very similar to counselling for adults as both depend on the building of a trusting relationship.

On successful completion of this course students will receive an endorsed Level 3 Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards.

The Counselling Children & Adolescents – Level 3 Course includes the following units:
The following topics are covered: Listening skills; Vocabulary of Counselling; and The Initial Interview.
The following topics are covered: Active listening; Observation; Opening up and sharing experiences; and Children’s emotions.
The following topics are covered: Babies from birth to twelve months; Children from twelve to eighteen months; Children from eighteen to twenty four months; Children from twenty four to thirty six months; Children from thirty six months to fifty months; Children from fifty months to five years; Children from five to six years; Children from six to eight years; Children from eight to twelve years; Children between twelve to sixteen Years; Antenatal; Prenatal; Postnatal; Accidents; Breakdown of relationships/marriages; Culture; Environment; Learning Difficulties; Loss or Bereavement; and Behaviour.
The following topics are covered: Behavioural Psychology; and Fears and phobias.
The following topics are covered: What is Physical Abuse?; Accidental injuries; Non-accidental injuries; What is Emotional Abuse; Sexual Abuse; Protecting a child from Sexual Abuse; and Neglect.
The following topics are covered: What constitutes Bullying?; Feelings; Who is affected; The Victim; and The Bully.
The following topics are covered: Typically normal grief; Inhibited grief; Delayed grief; and Chronic grief.
The following topics are covered: Deficient parents; Abusive parents; Physical Abuse; and Alcoholic parents.
The following topics are covered: Toys and Play equipment; Feelings; and Imaginary environment.

ACCPH Membership

ACCPHDistance Learning Centre has completed an accreditation evaluation and finished satisfactory evidence of both theoretical knowledge and assessment rigor to be granted Organisational Member with Accredited Centre status with ACCPH (Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists).

ACCPH is an independent professional body and register for counsellors, coaches, psychotherapists and hypnotherapists. They offer membership options for students who have completed studies by blended and home distance learning providing they are of a specific nationally recognised standard. They can also assist with Insurance for members.

You can find out more information about ACCPH membership and pricing from their website: http://www.accph.org.uk/.

Prerequistes

There are no particular entry requirements for this course, so students can sign up providing they are comfortable studying at a Level 3 standard.

Course Duration & Online Support

You can start this course at any time, and you would be registered for a one-year period. You also have access to a personal tutor who can be contacted by email. Your tutor is available to assist with any queries and to mark your assignments for the Awarding Body.

As the course is self-study, you can complete it as quickly as you like. Support extensions are available if students do not complete the course within the one-year period.

Assessment

You will be assessed on TMAs (Tutor Marked Assignments). Most TMAs consists of short paragraph answers, although some TMAs may have a specific word count. The main criteria to pass as assignment is to prove to the tutor that you have fully understood the question and have answered it sufficiently.

If the assignment is not of the required level or needs an amendment it will be detailed in your tutor feedback so you can make any required changes. The course tutor will be happy to give guidance as to how you might improve you answers. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post.

About ABC Awards & Certa Awards Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Kendal Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained.

The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

Information on level descriptors can be found on the Ofqual’s level descriptors page.

The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Additional information

Course Format

Paper Based Materials

Self-Study Time

Approximately 100 Hours (Self-Study)

Delivery Time

1-2 Working Days (Courier Service)