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Counselling Children and Adolescents Level 4

The main goal of this Counselling Children and Adolescents Level 4 qualification is to provide learners with key skills and tools for assisting young people within their care.

Level 4 / ABC Awards / OSC64

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Course Title:Counselling Children and Adolescents Level 4

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:100 hrs

Course Support:36 months expert tutor support

By developing your understanding of children and how their cognitive and psychological development can influence their emotions and relationships; this knowledge will help you to effectively interpret the needs of those you are counselling and ensure you implement the right counselling approach for them.

In addition, this online course will teach you about:
• The ethics of counselling/considerations and how to use this knowledge to create a welcoming and therapeutic environment
• All the various counselling approaches that are currently used, including cognitive and person-centred methods
• Key thinkers in this field and how their theories have influenced counselling

And this is great news if you are serious about specialising in counselling young people, as this 120 hour course will provide you with a strong foundation for building this expertise and knowledge.

From discovering how vision, hearing, language and cognitive structures can affect child development, to exploring the ABC Model, the Socratic Method, the inner self and the benefit of Person-centred approaches; over the course of this 6 unit qualification you will attain a deeper appreciation for the inners workings of a child’s mind.

This Counselling Children and Adolescents Level 4 online course can be completed over a 12 month duration and has been purposefully designed to enable students to learn from the comfort of their own home. No classrooms. No deadlines. No unwanted pressure.

Instead at a time, pace and location of your choosing, you can enrol onto this course and experience the freedom of being able to manage your own time and study as fast or as slow as you want.

Even better, you can adapt this course to fit around your existing work, family or social commitments, allowing you to achieve a healthy work-study balance.

All of our course materials can be delivered straight to your home - either by post or by email.

Course Info

Course Title:Counselling Children and Adolescents Level 4

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:100 hrs

Course Support:36 months expert tutor support

No prior knowledge or experience is required to enrol on this course. This is perfect for students first embarking in this area or those aiming to broaden their knowledge of  assisting and counselling children and adolescents.

This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are each designed to test your comprehension of the materials taught on the course syllabus. These will need to be submitted to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will then provide you with advice and feedback on how to maximise your learning experience.

PLEASE NOTE: no external examinations are required.

Upon completion of the course students will gain an ABC Awards Certificate of Achievement and a Learner Unit Summary (a detailed list of all units or modules completed during the course).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Unit 1: History of Counselling
History of counselling
Theories and theorists
Jung
Rogers
Skinner
Ellis
Maslow

Unit 2: Childhood and Children
Defining childhood
Historical perspective of childhood
Child development related to counselling
Language
Cognitive structure and input
Vision
Hearing
Socialisation
Attachment
Bowlby's theory

Unit 3: The Cognitive Approach
Approaches within cognitive behavioural therapy
The ABC Model
The triadic structure of CBT
The Socratic method
Counselling techniques
Further cognitive strategies
Organising sessions and programmes
Reading emotional feelings in behaviour
Behaviour and beliefs

Unit 4: The Person-Centred Approach
Background
The inner self
PCT process
PCT application
PCT and transference

Unit 5: The Therapeutic Relationship and Ethics
The child-counsellor relationship
Ethics for counselling
BACP ethical framework
CPCAB model of service levels
Legislation and consent

Unit 6: The Therapeutic Environment
The play therapy room
Selecting media
Imagination
Setting up a practice

Constructed specifically for distance learning, course materials can be accessed online or through the letter box allowing students to learn at their own stride whether it’s at home or away – night or day.

Furthermore, learners can benefit from their own personal tutor along with a comprehensive guide summarising the learning resources, units, tasks and course expectations.

Students can be rest assured that all of their questions, course related or not will be answered with all the necessary feedback, advice and guidance.

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By developing your understanding of children and how their cognitive and psychological development can influence their emotions and relationships; this knowledge will help you to effectively interpret the needs of those you are counselling and ensure you implement the right counselling approach for them.

In addition, this online course will teach you about:
• The ethics of counselling/considerations and how to use this knowledge to create a welcoming and therapeutic environment
• All the various counselling approaches that are currently used, including cognitive and person-centred methods
• Key thinkers in this field and how their theories have influenced counselling

And this is great news if you are serious about specialising in counselling young people, as this 120 hour course will provide you with a strong foundation for building this expertise and knowledge.

From discovering how vision, hearing, language and cognitive structures can affect child development, to exploring the ABC Model, the Socratic Method, the inner self and the benefit of Person-centred approaches; over the course of this 6 unit qualification you will attain a deeper appreciation for the inners workings of a child’s mind.

This Counselling Children and Adolescents Level 4 online course can be completed over a 12 month duration and has been purposefully designed to enable students to learn from the comfort of their own home. No classrooms. No deadlines. No unwanted pressure.

Instead at a time, pace and location of your choosing, you can enrol onto this course and experience the freedom of being able to manage your own time and study as fast or as slow as you want.

Even better, you can adapt this course to fit around your existing work, family or social commitments, allowing you to achieve a healthy work-study balance.

All of our course materials can be delivered straight to your home - either by post or by email.

No prior knowledge or experience is required to enrol on this course. This is perfect for students first embarking in this area or those aiming to broaden their knowledge of  assisting and counselling children and adolescents.

This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are each designed to test your comprehension of the materials taught on the course syllabus. These will need to be submitted to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will then provide you with advice and feedback on how to maximise your learning experience.

PLEASE NOTE: no external examinations are required.

Constructed specifically for distance learning, course materials can be accessed online or through the letter box allowing students to learn at their own stride whether it’s at home or away – night or day.

Furthermore, learners can benefit from their own personal tutor along with a comprehensive guide summarising the learning resources, units, tasks and course expectations.

Students can be rest assured that all of their questions, course related or not will be answered with all the necessary feedback, advice and guidance.

Unit 1: History of Counselling
History of counselling
Theories and theorists
Jung
Rogers
Skinner
Ellis
Maslow

Unit 2: Childhood and Children
Defining childhood
Historical perspective of childhood
Child development related to counselling
Language
Cognitive structure and input
Vision
Hearing
Socialisation
Attachment
Bowlby's theory

Unit 3: The Cognitive Approach
Approaches within cognitive behavioural therapy
The ABC Model
The triadic structure of CBT
The Socratic method
Counselling techniques
Further cognitive strategies
Organising sessions and programmes
Reading emotional feelings in behaviour
Behaviour and beliefs

Unit 4: The Person-Centred Approach
Background
The inner self
PCT process
PCT application
PCT and transference

Unit 5: The Therapeutic Relationship and Ethics
The child-counsellor relationship
Ethics for counselling
BACP ethical framework
CPCAB model of service levels
Legislation and consent

Unit 6: The Therapeutic Environment
The play therapy room
Selecting media
Imagination
Setting up a practice

Upon completion of the course students will gain an ABC Awards Certificate of Achievement and a Learner Unit Summary (a detailed list of all units or modules completed during the course).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

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