Level 3 Counselling Skills T/601/7567

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Level 3 Counselling Skills T/601/7567 LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE IN COUNSELLING SKILLS T/601/7567 Rob Stawell Defining counselling skills & definition. The definition from the BACP is:- A certain type of helping activity in which one person (the helper) respects the value, resources & capacity for self opportunity for them (the client) to work towards living in more satisfying and resourceful ways. ‘Also counselling (helping) is an activity freely entered into by the person seeking help, it offers the opportunity to identify things for the client themselves. It is clearly & explicitly contracted, and the boundaries of the relationship identified. The activity is designed to help with self exploration and understanding. The process should identify thought, emotion & behaviour. Giving the client a great sense of personal awareness & to make determined change.’ (ref A) Counselling or helping can be used in many roles:- Parent - Child Doctor - Patient Teacher - Student Manager - Employee Police - Public Counselling or helping, can be used in many situations. If you look at the list above these are many areas in which counselling can help. Also talking to friends in our day to day life, we can use the skills. A vicar or priest listening to someone who recently lost a loved one. Nurses listening to patients or dealing with grieving relatives. Manager trying to resolve an issue at work or helping an employee who has family issues and its effecting their job. Counsellor Counselling Skills Accountable Unregulated One to One Everyday life Controlled Environment Informal Confidentiality Un-contracted Contract & structure Sympathy Empathy Everyday life Registered by BACP Structured Identify the key features of the recognised ethical framework for good practice for counselling? One of the key features of

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