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Counselling BA (Hons) What does the course involve? Studied in one year, the course incorporates the following modules: Contemporary Developments in Counselling Counselling in Contexts Development and Context Issues in Supervision Gender and Human Sexuality Intergrating Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approaches with Humanistic Practice Research Project and Dissertation (Double module) Working with Trauma Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% of the sessions Continuing Personal Development Demonstrate professional membership of BACP or other professional organisation, for example BPS or UKCP, and to work within the ethical codes of the organisation(s). Have professional indemnity insurance - to cover your counselling practice. Be in supervised counselling practice - you will need to be in a suitable placement or private practice with a view to gaining your BACP accreditation. For this you will be expected to keep a brief log of client hours and clinical supervision. What is the qualification and how is it gained? BA in Counselling awarded by the University of Winchester. Assessment is continuous, being internally assessed by the teaching staff and externally verified by the Validation Body. It incoroporates a variety of methods appropriate to theoretical and practical situations. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded BA (Hons) Counselling. Modules will be assessed through assignments, reflective journals, role-play, research essays, presentations, case studies and research. All criteria must be successfully met in order to complete the module. All modules must be completed to achieve the qualification. Students are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and monitor and evaluate their own work and personal development. How will the course be taught? Group learning, lectures, case studies, individual learning, role play, research, client log, essays and research project. Students will be expected to draw upon their clinical and personal experience as both counsellor and client. What skills will be taught? The qualification has been developed using British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) guidelines for counselling training programmes and the knowledge requirements of the NVQ in counselling. The knowledge and skills learned at this level will enable students to further enhance their communication skills at work in their career as a professional counsellor, working towards personal accreditation. What progression routes are available? MSc, PhD What should students bring to the first class? Pens and paper Are there any other costs involved? Certification Supervision, if not paid for by placement agency Personal Therapy Course books How many weeks will the course run for? 36 weeks on Wednesdays from 0900 - 1700 at Cranbury and some Saturdays (dates to follow - the first Saturday will hopefully be in January 2010) at Eastleigh College Main Site Can students join at any time? No - by interview only

Counselling BA (Hons) What does the course involve? Studied in one year, the course incorporates the following modules: Contemporary Developments in Counselling Counselling in Contexts Development and Context Issues in Supervision Gender and Human Sexuality Intergrating Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approaches with Humanistic Practice Research Project and Dissertation (Double module)...

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