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Supervision of Counselling and Psychotherapy Certificate

Supervision of Counselling and Psychotherapy Certificate

School of Community Health and Midwifery

Level

Post- graduate

Mode

Taught

Campus

Preston

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University of Central Lancashire
Preston, PR1 2HE, UK.

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

  • Duration:

    One semester. Delivered over six days of six hours duration (36 hours contact).

  • Level:

    Postgraduate, Professional Development

  • Mode:

    Taught

  • Delivery:

    Campus, Part-time

  • Campus:

    Preston

  • Start Date:

    September

  • Award Type:

    Certificate

Why study this programme?

This postgraduate course offers training in the skills and theoretical awareness that are necessary to be an effective supervisor of counsellors and psychotherapists.
The course is structured to provide the opportunity to critically evaluate and apply current models in the theory and practice of counselling supervision. You will develop the appropriate skills to become a more effective and informed counselling supervisor and will be able to reflect on current issues that relate to counselling supervision practice.

The course is delivered over six days of six hours duration (36 hours contact). The teaching is based on lecture, discussion, tutorials and small group discussions. It will also involve experiential work with dyadic/triadic group work and visual digital recording. Students will have formative assessment feedback from the course tutors during ‘live’ supervision sessions from within the student cohort.

Entry Requirements

A professional qualification in counselling or psychotherapy, and three years’ post-qualifying experience in counselling or psychotherapy.

Programme at a Glance

The content of the course encompasses the following:

  • What is counselling supervision?
  • The role of the supervisor
  • The supervision contract
  • The tasks of supervision (Michael Carroll); implications for practice
  • Process model (Hawkins & Shohet); implications for practice
  • The Cyclical model (Page & Woskett); implications for practice
  • The developmental process of the supervisee
  • The authority of the supervisor

  • What do we need research for in supervision?
  • Developing a personal philosophy of supervision
  • Parallel process
  • BACP ethical framework and its implications for supervision
  • Wrestling with ethical dilemmas that may arise in supervision
  • Culture within supervision
  • What might supervisees withhold in supervision?
  • Creative approaches to supervision
  • Developing practice

Postgraduate Advice Event

The next UCLan Postgraduate Advice Event will be on Thursday 10th November 2016.
For details and registration for this event please visit our Eventbrite page.
Please contact Course Enquiries with any queries regarding postgraduate study and research.

Further Information

LEARNING OUTCOME & AIMS

On successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Critically analyse and appraise current models of, and issues within, supervision
  • Make informed ethical, practical and theoretical judgements within the context of supervision
  • Demonstrate applied knowledge and practice of the processes involved in supervision

How to Apply

You can apply for many of the postgraduate UCLan courses using our Online Application System.

For other postgraduate courses you can apply directly to UCLan by downloading a Postgraduate Application Form (.pdf 190KB) please also see our Postgraduate Application Guidance Notes (.pdf 158KB).

Course Specification and Handbook

For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:

Applications

Apply now or see further information about postgraduate study and research. International students should visit our international pages.

Contact Us

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

Fees 2017/18

Full-time: N/A
Part-time: TBC

Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated and may be subject to increase annually in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate

Further information:

For 2016/17 fees please refer to our fees page.

Opportunities

This course offers a progression route onto the following course: MSc Counselling and Psychotherapy

Students will be able to use this training towards becoming an accredited supervisor of counselling and psychotherapy.