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Counselling Children and Young People at QLS Level 5 (CPDUK CERTIFIED) 

This a post qualifying certified CPDUK course for counsellors who want to develop knowledge and skills relating to the therapeutic work with Children and Young people. The course will address the following subject areas related to working with children and you people and develop your knowledge of:

  • The needs of children and young people in counselling and psychotherapy services
  • Skills required when working with children and young people of differing ages, developmental stages and background and communication style.
  • Key professional issues concerning risk factors, safeguarding responses and professional, ethical and legal frameworks relevant to this area of work.
  • The contextual and organisational factors in terms of delivering counselling and psychotherapy services, e.g., multi-disciplinary settings, school counselling, voluntary/third sector agencies, statutory services.
  • The mental health needs of children and young people, how mental health difficulties can emerge and present in children and/or young people.
  • Working in the counselling relationship with key issues that impact on children and young people.
  • It includes a mixture of ongoing formative feedback and a summative assessment aligned to the learning objectives of the course.

Duration: 6 days of tuition (across 3 months), plus at least 2-4 hours of independent learning per week.

Course Dates: 3rd/4th February 2024 (remote via zoom), 2nd /3rd March 2024, (RASA Education Training Centre, Bootle L20 4T) 13th/14th April 2024 (Remote via zoom)

Fees: The fee is inclusive of assessments, tuition, certificate, course materials and creative materials.

Early Bird booking prior to 31st December 2023 £ 450, £50 (inc.) non-refundable deposit to be paid to book a place prior to 31st December 2023. Can be paid in 2 instalments of £200 by the following dates: Instalment 1: 1st February 2024/ Instalment 2: 1st March 2024

Full Fee: £550 for the full course. £50 (inc.) non-refundable deposit to be paid to book a place. Can be paid in 2 instalments of £250 by the following dates: Instalment 1: 1st February 2024, Instalment 2: 1st March 2024(Training also in Available Manchester, dates TBC)

For further information or to book a place please contact Helen Millar  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tel: 07720942823



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