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Professional Diploma in Youth Counselling (2 modules credit rated independently at SCQF Level 8 Equivalent to Ofqual Level 5)

Why Take this course?

One of the fastest growth areas in counselling in the UK is youth counselling. The Professional Diploma in Youth Counselling course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of Youth Counselling knowledge and skills. 

Learning Method

On-Line/Distance Learning


Course Details

Course Number: CR1830
Course Fee: £599.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £89.00 (0% APR), followed by 6 monthly payments of £85.00
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Course Content
The course consists of two modules:

Module 1 – Certificate in Counselling
This part of the course will provide you with a comprehensive and practical understanding of counselling knowledge and skills. Using Gerard Egan’s renowned three stage model outlined in ‘The Skilled Helper’, the syllabus takes a problem management and opportunity development approach to helping.

The module includes the following topics:
  • Introduction to Counselling Theory
  • The Psychodynamic Approach
  • The Behavioural Approach
  • The Person-Centred Approach
  • The Cognitive Approach
  • The Pastoral Approach
  • The Counselling Process
  • Basic Counselling Skills
  • Core Skills of "The Skilled Helper"
  • Professional Practice
Module 2– Youth Counselling
Throughout the course you will systematically explore the following topics and issues:
  • Educational & Vocational Issues
  • Emotional Issues
  • Relational Issues
  • Family Issues
  • Counselling Abused Young People
  • Sexual Issues
  • Theories and Research on Human Growth and Development
After each module you will be awarded a Certificate and on successful completion of the course you are awarded the Institute's Diploma in Youth Counselling.

Materials supplied with this course
20 Lessons and 8 tutor marked assignments are supplied in PDF and Word format, supplemented with suggested background reading.

Linkages to other courses
An option to this course is the Diploma in Youth Counselling. Although not academically accredited it has proved popular with those who wish to study this specialism.
This course is accredited by the ACCPH. The ACCPH are an independent professional body and register.

Credit Rated or CPD
The Professional Diploma in Youth Counselling course consists of two modules. Each of the two modules within this course are independently credit rated with 20 credit points at SCQF level 8 (2nd year BA/BSc level) each. These credit points may be used towards gaining a degree in a similar topic.

Cost - £599.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £89.00,
followed by 6 monthly payments of £85.00

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