Course information

C16 - CERTIFICATE IN SUPPORTING POSITIVE PARENTING

Provider: Irish College of Humanities and Applied Sciences (ICHAS)

Address: Walton House, Lonsdale Road, National Technology Park, Castletroy, Limerick

Web: http://www.ichas.ie/

Contact: Administration offices

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Email: info@ichas.ie

Telephone: 061 216 288

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

The programme is designed as an Embedded Minor award within the Principal Programme titled the Bachelors of Arts (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy and is designed for learners who wish to develop knowledge and competence appropriate to enhance parenting competence and knowledge of the impact of trauma in developmental and parenting contexts for both personal and professional development.

Content

The programme will be delivered with an emphasis on experiential and inter-communicational modes of learning. It will facilitate graduates with opportunities to develop their knowledge, skills and attitudes of positive parenting to prepare them for working with parents in a range of professional contexts.

The programme will afford learners opportunities to develop knowledge of relevant theoretical and conceptual competencies required for engagement in supporting positive parenting.

Target Group

It is anticipated that the programme will be attractive to learners from a range of disciplines including psychotherapy, social care, nursing, teaching, early childhood education and care, social work or other relevant areas who wish to explore the meaning of trauma and its influence on development and parenting.

Entry Requirement
  • All applicants must be over 18 years of age.
  • Applicants will be required to have a BA Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy at Level 7.
  • Applicants will be required to have basic IT literacy, skills, and competence,
  • For non-native speakers of English, a C score in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) or an equivalent IELTS score of 6.0 is required.
Selection Procedure
Qualification
Certificate in Supporting Positive Parenting – QQI Level 8 (15 ECTS)
Assessment
See syllablus.
Accreditation
ICHAS
Background

n.a.

Dates / Availability
September for 12 weeks.
Location
Available at Dublin and Limerick campuses
Region
Munster,Leinster,Dublin,Connacht
Application
Please contact the ICHAS administration office on 061 216288, or apply online.
Cost
Course fees are €900 which is payable in full in advance of course commencement. Payment can be made by PayPal or EFT.