Counselling & Psychotherapy - QLS Level 4 Course

Course Format:Paper Based Materials
Self-Study Time:Approximately 140 Hours (Self-Study)
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Course Description

The Counselling and Psychotherapy - QLS Level 4 Course will help students to gain a thorough understanding of the theoretical knowledge of Counselling and Psychotherapy, and examine the theories and strategies to enable you to prepare for the practical aspects of being a counsellor. The course also deals with the practical aspects of being a counsellor to ensure you are operating within professional guidelines and with due regard for your own safety.

On successful completion of this course students will receive a QLS Level 4 Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards.

The Course includes the following units:
The following topics are covered: What is counselling and psychotherapy?; When is a counsellor not ready to counsel?; and Who needs counselling?.
The following topics are covered: CBT; Hypnotherapy; DBT; Drama and art therapy; Psychotherapy and psychodynamic psychotherapy; CAT; Person-Centred; Solution focused therapy; EMDR; and Gestalt therapy.
The following topics are covered: Addiction; Anxiety; Divorce; Stress; Sexual orientation; and PMS.
The following topics are covered: Antidepressants; Sleeping tablets; and Minor tranquilizers.
The following topics are covered: Depression; Eating disorders; Personality disorders; Schizophrenia; and Gender identity disorder.
The following topics are covered: Individual counselling; Group therapy; Couples therapy; Family therapy; Online counselling; Telephone counselling; SMS text counselling; and Video Counselling.
The following topics are covered: Stages of listening; and Types of validation.
The following topics are covered: Suicide; Self harm; Eating distress; and Relationship breakdown.
The following topics are covered: Supervision; Communication problems; Power and control issues; Aggression; and Safety issues.
The following topics are covered: Staying safe; The Law; Sexual offences Act; Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims bill 2003; Rights of victims; Injunctions; Evidence; Court order; Reporting abuse; Inner child; After abuse; and Trauma work.
The following topics are covered: Toolbox; Halting protocol; Writing letters; Feeling safe; Transactional object; Breathing exercises; Mindfulness; Splitting; Projective identification; Stabilisation; Homework; Diary; and Boundaries.
The following topics are covered: Confidentiality; Registration and Accreditation; Insurance; Professional development; and Working ethically.
Prerequisites

There are no entry requirements for this course providing students feel comfortable studying at a Level 4 standard.

Course Duration & Online Support

You can start this cake making course at any time, and you would be registered for a one-year period. You also have access to a personal tutor who can be contacted by email. Your tutor is available to assist with any queries and to mark your assignments for the Awarding Body.

As the course is self-study, you can complete it as quickly as you like. Support extensions are available if students do not complete the course within the one-year period.

Assessment

You will be assessed on TMAs (Tutor Marked Assignments). Most TMAs consists of short paragraph answers, although some TMAs may have a specific word count. The main criteria to pass as assignment is to prove to the tutor that you have fully understood the question and have answered it sufficiently.

If the assignment is not of the required level or needs an amendment it will be detailed in your tutor feedback so you can make any required changes. The course tutor will be happy to give guidance as to how you might improve you answers. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post.

About ABC Awards & Certa Awards Certification

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a QLS Level 4 Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards.

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

You can find more information on level descriptors from our Certification Overview Page.

ACCPH Membership

ACCPHDistance Learning Centre has completed an accreditation evaluation and finished satisfactory evidence of both theoretical knowledge and assessment rigor to be granted Organisational Member with Accredited Centre status with ACCPH (Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists).

ACCPH is an independent professional body and register for counsellors, coaches, psychotherapists and hypnotherapists. They offer membership options for students who have completed studies by blended and home distance learning providing they are of a specific nationally recognised standard. They can also assist with Insurance for members.

You can find out more information about ACCPH membership and pricing from their website: http://www.accph.org.uk/.

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