The Y TA Institute
Psychotherapy & Counselling Training

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Certificate in Counselling Children  & Young People

Level 5 accredited qualification    

This certificate provides robust training developing students as ethical and professional child therapists. 

This diploma uses a Transactional Analysis model to train therapists in working with children and young people. 

The certificate is a year long course and pre-requisite for the Diploma in working with children & young people. 

The following are required for successful completion of the  course:

  • 100 practice hours gained in a voluntary settling
  • Ongoing supervision with a BACP or UKCP registered supervisor with a           Children/Young People specialty (ratio of 1:8 for duration of clinical hours)
  • Completion of two supervisors reports indicating good professional practice
  • Successful completion of assignments and presentations
  • Personal  therapy hours certified by a BACP or UKCP registered therapist
  • Case study presentation and Q&A session
  • Completion of training portfolio

The requirements for this course exceed others available however this course is designed to provide you with a high level of knowledge, clinical skills and a strong theoretical and ethical base to further develop as a competent practitioner.  It is also designed to fulfil BACP's requirements for accredited courses.