This B.A (Hons) course is highly interactive, it has been designed primarily for those who want to study towards becoming competent professional practitioners in counselling related areas.
The syllabus covers a diverse combination of theory and competence development. Designed with a balanced mix of theory, skills and personal development. Students will gain real life experience through work-based learning and will be supported through this process. Blended learning provides a flexible learning environment for students.
This course is delivered over a 4 years on a full time basis
· Full time lectures occur 3 days per week Tuesday – Thursday during term time (September – May).
Having a student-centred approach that offers mentoring and placement support is a cornerstone of this course. Therefore, during work-based learning, each student will be required to undertake 200 hours of Direct client work under strict Clinical Supervision arrangements.
All students are supported with Personal Development Modules in the early stages of the Programme and are required to engage in a minimum of 50 Hours of Personal Psychotherapeutic Experience (or equivalent) across the programme. Personal psychotherapeutic experience (PPE) may commence from the Second Semester of Stage 2 of the programme and will continue until Programme Completion. In certain modules (mainly Skills Based) attendance is a mandatory requirement.
For more information please see www.ichas.ie or contact 061216288