An ideal introductory course for those starting to work therapeutically with children and young people.

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Counselling Children & Young People

£610.00 Regular Price
£488.00Sale Price
  • Pricing

    The price of this course is £610. We are offering an early bird discount of 20% until end Sunday 19 April which brings the cost down to £488. 

  • Who is this course for?

    This course is suitable for counsellors wanting to develop their practice to work therapeutically with children and young people.

  • Outcomes for attendees

    • To be more aware of the differences when working with CYP clients as opposed to adult clients
    • To have an understanding of child development theories and attachment
    • To explore a model of how to work safely with grieving and traumatised children
    • To have explored working with other common themes in CYP counselling such as bullying, anxiety, low self esteem, anger, relationships, eating disorders and self and identity
    • To look at safeguarding and confidentiality, managing boundaries with parents and carers appropriately and be more confident in working with suicide and risk
    • To have had the chance to role play and practise therapeutic situations
    • To explore and experience creative ways of working with children and young people such as free play, drawing and talking and sand tray therapy
    • To be able to connect to your own inner child in the service of children
    • you may be trying to help
    • To understand requirements of working with children in an organisational context
  • Trainer

    Sarah Barker
    Sarah is an MBACP registered counsellor working with children and young people within school settings and other services. She is also the Children’s Services Manager at The Counselling & Family Centre and has over 20 years’ experience working in Human Resources.

  • Dates, times, venue and CPD

    Dates: 6 day course over June/July 2020:

    • Mon/Tue 15 & 16 June
    • Mon/Tue 22 & 23 June
    • Fri/Sat 10 & 11 July

    Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm 

    Venue: The Counselling & Family Centre, 40 Mayors Road, Altrincham, WA15 9RP 

    CPD: 36 hours

  • Further information

    For more information on our courses, including making a booking or cancellation, please see course information

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