L6 Diploma in Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling

A specialist course enabling counsellors to work with Rape, Sexual Violence and Sexual Abuse, this diploma is run in conjunction with East Kent Rape Crisis Centre (EKRCC). The tutor will be Louise Mackinney. It comprises two parts:

PART 1:
Part 1 is a 30 hour Rape Crisis Training starting in January 2020

Entry requirements:
  • Qualified counsellors OR
  • L4 Diploma students (who cannot progress to Part 2 until qualified)

PART 2:
Starting in September 2019, covers theory and practice of working with rape and sexual abuse, dissociation, shame, advanced skills for working with sexual abuse, attachment, working with children and an introduction to a number of trauma-oriented theories including: EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR), Trauma-Focused CBT, Somatic Experiencing and more.

Entry requirements:
  • For 2020, passing the Part 1 Rape Crisis Training above OR for Sept 2019
  • Having already completed the EKRCC Part 1 training and submission of an Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) – details on application
PLUS

  • Minimum L4 Diploma in Counselling
  • Minimum 50 hours of specific rape or sexual abuse counselling

Dates & Times:

PART 1
  • 8 evenings of 2.5 hours and 1 Saturday. It will still start in January with dates to be confirmed

PART 2

  • Starts in September 2019 for those who have already taken the EKRCC part 1
  • 8 Saturdays, 6 hours per day – Sep 21st, Oct 19th, Nov 30th 2019, Jan 18th, Feb 15th, March 14th, April 18th & May 16th 2020

Fees:
  • Part 1 - £500
  • Part 2 - £1500
  • We are happy to take a deposit and spread the remaining fees over a number of monthly payments
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This L6 course is accredited by the ABC Awards Quality Licence Scheme.
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At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that CCT has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 6 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

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