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Skills Training for Counselling

Skills Training for Counselling

January 1996 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Skills Training for Counselling is written primarily for counsellors trainers. It is clear and useful survey by one of the most experienced and respected counsellor trainers in the UK' - Psychology Teaching Review

The demand for qualified counsellors is increasing and there exists a need to train and develop individual with the skills and competencies they need to deliver this vital service. For those who are responsible for delivering and developing courses, quality is a paramount issue.

This invaluable guide is intended to help those who are training counsellors, as well as those training to be counsellors, and deals with: teaching and learning skills, curriculum development; preparation and setting up of courses; teaching ideas, competencies and assessment; with a final chapter of the competencies of the trainer. Useful appendices contain further practical ideas for learning skills and identifying competencies as methods of assessment.

Which skills? Which Competencies?
Frameworks and Issues for Adult and Skills Learning
The Place of Skills Training in the Curriculum
Preparation for Skills Teaching
Building a Learning Group
Teaching the Skills and Competencies
Who Are You as a Skills Trainer?

This is brilliant as a tutor of counselling this confirmed that I was doing the right thing by my students. It also helped my students to back up their understanding of why I was structuring the lessons the way I was. Thank you

Ms Catherine J Drewer
Learning for Life, Southend Adult Community College
November 19, 2015

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ISBN: 9781412901802

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