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Essential Skills Diploma
in Counselling Children and Young People

Our post-qualifying diploma course equips qualified counsellors with the essential skills, knowledge and abilities to work as child and adolescent therapists in a variety of settings.
The course is accredited with CPD Services. 
The course meets the BACP competency framework, and will provide you with an overview of child development, an understanding of the different types of counselling approaches that can be used with children and young people, and how to put these into practice. You will also learn about the ethical considerations involved in counselling children and adolescents.
The 8 online training modules provide an educational opportunity for both experienced and newly qualified counsellors. Click here to read more about the course modules. 


New Course Dates:

Friday 15 March 2024 - Attachment and Neuroscience

Saturday 16 March 2024 - Interrupted Attachment

Friday 12 April 2024 - Child Development and Transitions

Saturday 13 April 2024 - Play for Development

Friday 10 May 2024 - Working with Trauma

Friday 24 May 2024 - Assessments and Safe Ethical Practice

Friday 21 June 2024 - Multi-Agencies and Systems

Saturday 22 June 2024 - Storytelling and Endings

Cost: £600 (£100 Deposit, balance when course starts)

If your employer is paying for the course please click 'Employer Invoice' button

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