C25 - BA (HONOURS) IN COUNSELLING WITH ADDICTION. ONE YEAR ADD-ON
This course is no longer active but may be in the future so contact the course provider for more details.

Provider: Cuan Mhuire and IT Tralee

Address: Tralee, Co Kerry

Web: http://www.ittralee.ie/en/

Contact: Admissions Officer

Title:

Email: admissions@ittralee.ie

Telephone: 066 7145638

Category C : Courses leading to a professional or academic qualification (NFQ level 6 and higher)
Objectives

Graduates of counselling and psychotherapy programmes, completing studies in 2019 will be regulated under CORU, and all of the relevant Irish professional bodies will require practitioners in counselling to hold, as a minimum entry qualification, a NFQ Level 8 (Honours) Degree in counselling.

This one year programme has been specifically designed to facilitate holders of an NFQ Level 7 qualification in counselling to upskill and bring their qualifications into line with the upcoming changes in regulation.

Content

The first semester will be delivered on Thursday evenings, Fridays and Saturdays over 12 weeks commencing 11 September, 2017 (excluding mid-term week commencing 30/10/2017).
• Research methods
• Psychodynamic perspectives
• Motivational interviewing
• Clinical supervision

The second semester will commence 22 January 2018 and will run every Saturday for 12 weeks (excluding week commencing 12/2/2018 and weeks 12/3/2018 to 31/3/2018).
• Dissertation
• Advanced addiction studies

Target Group

Counsellors with a NFQ Level 7 qualification in counselling.

Entry Requirement

Applicants must be 23 years of age on 01 January on the year of entry AND hold an NFQ Level 7 in Counselling (or equivalent) AND are accredited as counsellors with the IACP or ACI or NAPCP.

See website for further requirements http://www.ittralee.ie/en/

Selection Procedure

See requirements.

Qualification
Ba (Honours) in Counselling with Addiction
Assessment
As per course description
Accreditation
IT Tralee.
Background

This is a collaborative programme between the Insitute of Technology Tralee and Cuan Mhuire/Galilee House of Studies in Athy, Co. Kildare.

Dates / Availability
September 2017. Part time.
Location
Athy, Co Kildare
Region
Leinster
Application
Apply to IT Tralee. Closing date 30 June, 2017.
Cost
Tuition fees are covered by the Free Fees Initiative, see www.studentfinance.ie. • Note, students who are eligible for the free fees scheme are required to pay a student contribution charge of €3,000 (2016/17).