This Professional Development Award is delivered on a part time basis over 1 academic year and is ideally suited to registered counsellors who wish to extend their skills to provide counselling supervision support for counsellors. You will study through a blend of in-class and on-line learning and you will be expected to allocate additional study time as required. The course will be assessed through portfolio and peer group work, as well as a reflective journal. You will be required to evidence a minimum of 40 hours logged counselling supervision practice.
- Responsibilities and role of a counselling supervisor
- Application of theoretical approaches
- Ethical practice
- Leadership and management skills for group supervision
- Case load management
- Concepts and principles of therapeutic work
- 4-5 months on a part time basis.
- Counselling supervision
- Theoretical models
- Counselling practice
- You must be registered counsellors who have a minimum of one-year post-qualification experience and be currently engaged in a counselling supervisory relationship.
- A related qualification at SCQF Level 8 or above.
- If you are intending to work as a counselling supervisor in the context of counselling children and young people — you must be able to demonstrate your experience in counselling the age group you will be supervising.
- You may benefit from having previously completed the HN units Counselling: Supervised Practice and/or Counselling: Supervision, which provide a perspective of supervision from the supervisors viewpoint.
Minimum of one year's post-qualification experience as a Registered Counsellor.
- Higher level degree study in related discipline.
- Counselling supervisor.
- You may be required to engage in an online discussion as part of the application process.
- You must be a Registered Counsellor with a minimum of one year's post qualification experience to complete this course.