IICP College: Certificate Programme in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Studies – Additional dates

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Certificate Programme in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Studies

Autumn 2018 – Additional dates

IICP College are now taking enrolments for our Autumn 2018 Certificate Programmes in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Studies. This course is suitable for those seeking to pursue their awareness and development in the field of counselling and/or who work in the helping/caring professions. Applications are invited with an interest in augmenting their understanding and skills in the area of counselling and psychotherapy.

Introduction

  • To introduce learners to a practical cutting-edge approach to mental health care and counselling.
  • To encourage psychological wellbeing within the programme and empower and encourage support networks.
  • To provide a warm and challenging environment where students can learn and grow.
  • To enable learners to begin to develop a clear and transparent understanding of counselling and psychotherapy that is congruent with the principles associated with bone fide helping professionals.
  • To encourage learners to view this course in the context of lifelong learning and personal as well as professional development.

Programme Objectives:

  • To augment learners’ interest and to enhance awareness and development in the field of counselling and psychotherapy and/or who work in the helping/caring professions.
  • To introduce learners to models of counselling theory as they are applied to individuals in their various relational settings.
  • To develop competencies in learners and give them an introduction into ethics in the counselling profession.
  • To develop learners’ counselling skills to enable them to improve communication and listening skills.
  • To offer learners the opportunity to work on personal development thus promoting self- awareness and personal growth congruent with professional practice.
  • To understand the necessity of demonstrating respect and acceptance of the different ways that individuals from diverse socio-economic class, gender and cultural-racial groups construct meaning.

Course Structure:

The programme is highly interactive and taught through role-play, lectures, group work and audio/video presentations. The ethos of the course reflects the Quality School model of CT/RT/LM, which promotes a warm, safe environment that is free from fear, criticism and coercion. Participants will have the opportunity to produce and participate in individual written assignments, group projects and group work.

Module Descriptors:

  • Introduction into Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Introduction into Counselling Skills
  • Introduction into Personal Development

Award:

  • Special Purpose Award - Certificate in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy.
  • 20 credits at level 6 National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

Dates:

September Intake
Starts Saturday 29th September 2018
Format: 14 Saturday/Wednesday sessions, 9.30am to 5pm from September to January 2019
Learners come into the BA (Hons) in the options above and complete the three certificate modules. This option allows students to continue directly on to the BA if they so choose.

November Intake
Starts:
Thursday 8th November 2018
Format: 12 Thursday sessions, 7 to 10pm & 4 Sunday sessions, 9.30 to 4.30pm from November 2018 to April 2019

Fees: €1,250 (an additional QQI registration fee of €50 also applies)

For more details or to book on line, please visit our website: www.iicp.ie

Or contact:
Triona Kearns
Dean of Academic Affairs/Registrar:
086 0499154 or triona@iicp.ie

Marcella Finnerty
Chairperson and Programme Director:
086 2609989 or marcella@iicp.ie

Region: 

Dublin 24

Expiry date: 

08/11/18

Date Entered/Updated: 

28/09/18