Social Care with Counselling Skills will be of benefit to those who have a particular interest in the professional aspects of social care.
Social Care with Counselling Skills
Students will get an understanding of the many roles of a social care worker and models of social care provision. For instance, there is an emphasis in current practice of integrating people with disabilities or special educational needs within mainstream provision. Finally, this Social Care with Counselling Skills course introduces students to counselling skills, with an emphasis on reflection and self -awareness.
About This Course
Group Work Theory and Practice
Mental Health Awareness
Positive Behavioural Support
QQI level 5 award in Applied Social Care or equivalent. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements but can demonstrate industry experience.
Graduates of this course in Social Care with Counselling Skills are eligible to apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements.
Employment may be obtained in a wide variety of settings, including residential care centres, community projects, youth centres, centres for young people and adults with special educational needs, nursing homes and day care centres for the elderly/aged.
QQI Level 6 Certificate in Social and Vocational Integration.
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