If you are presently in nursing, social work or one of the other caring professions and want to develop your career by gaining an additional qualification or upgrading an existing one, this course will be of major interest. It is subject specific and enhances current counselling knowledge by identifying the main requirements when counselling in the area of couple and family.
You might, for instance, be a non-graduate first level nurse seeking to upgrade to degree level by studying for additional credits, which can include modules from the Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling.
This course is not suitable unless there is prior knowledge/experience of foundation counselling skills
What you will learn
the main theories of couple and family counselling
identification of relationship issues associated with the family unit
demonstration of the skills to support a couple or family facing problems
knowledge of professional and ethical practice when dealing with couples’ and families’ awareness of internet use to source current legislation on client rights