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Place2Be's Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills for Working with Children (Foundation) course is suitable for those interested in becoming a child therapist or people who would like to gain tools and techniques to better support the children in their care. This course will help participants develop counselling and therapeutic play skills for working with children and young people.
The programme combines academic with experiential learning, covering a range of topics including: - Counselling skills - The use of play and creativity - Self awareness - Child development - Child observation - An integrated counselling approach including Person Centred, Psychodynamic, Systemic and Attachment theories - Working transculturally - Emotional and therapeutic support in schools - Assessment, referral and multi agency working The Place2Be Therapeutic Approach is informed by theories of attachment, which emphasise the crucial developmental significance of early childhood experiences of security. Beyond this level of understanding, two broad strands of therapeutic influence - the Person-Centred and the Psychoanalytic - are brought together in everyday practice to inform and guide Place2Be Counsellors in their work.
The Level 2 Award Course equips participants with basic counselling and therapeutic play skills for working with or caring for children and young people. The course will: · Introduce core counselling skills and theory · Provide skills and techniques to help improve participants’ communication and increase self-awareness when working with children · Develop understanding of relationship building and its connection with attachment theory · Equip participants with a range of creative strategies to support the children they work with · Provide a progression route onto Place2Be’s Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills for Working with Children (Foundation) and further counselling training Course Structure and Accreditation The Level 2 Award Course is accredited by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB).
The Level 6 Certificate in Theraputic Counselling Supervision is for qualified counsellors looking to acquire the knowledge and competencies required to practise as counselling supervisors in line with ethical standards. By the end of the course, participants will be able to model and supervise: The professional framework: working within ethical and legal frameworks The skilled use of the relationship: including boundaries and stages of relationships The use of theory and research on diversity A user-centred approach to the work The skilled use of the self: self-awareness in supervision The coherent use of theory, research and skills The self-reflective practitioner Assessment criteria for each of these learning outcomes are outlined in the Assessment Log.