Module Catalogues

Counselling in Child and Family Education: Practice and Skills

Module Title Counselling in Child and Family Education: Practice and Skills
Module Level Level 4
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2023/24
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

This module will introduce the key terms and techniques in counselling for children and their family. It will critically approach children and parents from different types of families who might need additional support. Students will be introduced with the key principles, theories and safeguarding policy in working with children and their family. Students will also acquire skills to guide children’s behavior, skills to communicate with parents, and strategies to support them.

Learning outcomes

A Clearly demonstrate the application of counselling based on the principles of diversity, equality and social inclusion expertly. B Skillfully apply different theoretical and practical approaches to work therapeutically with children and their caregivers C Critically evaluate the ethical, safeguarding and legal contractual frameworks in counselling and therapy works, particularly with young kids D Analyze practice-based research in the field of childhood/family education

Method of teaching and learning

he teaching sessions are interactive and divided into three components: lectures, practicals and tutorials. The tutorials and practicals will build on the materials covered in the lectures.