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Certificate in Working with Couples and Families in Counselling

Why take this course?

These lessons are designed to assist people who work as couple or family counsellors, or are interested in this area of counselling. The student will receive training in the skills used by those in the caring professions, including; nurses, doctors, social workers, priests, ministers, teachers, careers guidance and youth workers.   

Learning Method

On-Line/Distance Learning


Course Details

Course Number: 123
Course Fee: £320.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £80.00 (0% APR), followed by 3 monthly payments of £80.00
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Course Content
This single module course provides a comprehensive overview of couple and family counselling supplemented by short practical exercises and printed case study assignments. It is designed to be completed within 6 months of part-time study, although, should you require it, this period may be extended.

It will cover:
  • The counselling process
  • Current issues in Couple and Family Counselling
  • The forces impacting the family
  • Sociological issues impacting couple and family counselling

Materials supplied with this course
The course material includes comprehensive course notes (knowledge and practice. The course consist of 10 lessons and 5 tutor marked assignments, supplemented with suggested background reading.

Linkages to other courses
The certificate serves as part of the Institutes Diploma in Counselling (course 4000) Should you wish a credit rated course see course GCU3 Couple & Family Counselling Skills which is part of course 5000N Diploma In Clinical and Pastoral Counselling Skills.

Credit Rated or CPD
This course is not academically credit rated but in addition to the course certificate successful candidates will be awarded a certificate of CPD.

Cost – £320.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £80.00,
followed by 3 monthly payments of £80.00
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