|Course Title||:||Certificate Course in Counselling & Psychotherapy|
|For whom (target group)||:||This is a comprehensive introductory or foundation course for all those who wish to study and obtain essential training in the basic skills and techniques of psychological counselling with an introduction to the different schools and approaches of psychotherapy. This course is also suitable for practicing trainee counselors and other social workers who want to broaden their theoretical knowledge and practical skills in psychological counselling and psychotherapy, or for those who wish to embark on further academic and/or professional studies and clinical training in the field of advanced counselling psychology and psychotherapy.|
|Entry Requirements||:||University Graduates or Members of recognized Professional bodies, or Members of the Clergy, or Humanitarian / NGO / Social workers with Two passes at the G.C.E A/L, or Professional / Academic Diploma or Advanced / Higher (National) Diploma holders or Holders of a Certificate / Diploma in Psychology or Social Work, and Age not less than 20 years, and Fluency of the English language is essential.|
|Course Duration||:||3 Months (36 Hours) – part time study|
|Contact Hours||:||3 Hrs. per week|
|Total No. of Classes||:||12 class-contact sessions|
|Total No. of Contact Hrs||:||36 Hrs. of Lectures and teaching/discussion time|
|Class Times||:||10.00 a.m to 1.00 p.m. (on Saturdays for the group class) Individual Class: Flexible (3 to 6 hours per week – on weekdays only)|
|Course Modules (Syllabus Outline)||:||
Mode of Final Examination and Assessment
The award of the IMH Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy (CCP) will be contingent upon passing a 2-hour internally set unseen written examination paper to be answered on a closed book examination mode. The written paper will contribute 80% of the total marks, where the balance 20% of the final examination marks will be awarded on the submission of two separate time-constrained topical take-home assignments.
|Regular Group Course Fees||:||Rs. 38,000/- + Rs. 1,000/- for registration (Could be paid by cash, credit card or cheque in three equal monthly installments of Rs. 13,000/-)|
|Individual Fast- Track Course Fees||:||Rs. 77,000/- +Rs. 1,000/- for registration (Could be paid by cash, credit card or cheque in two equal installments of Rs. 39,000/-)|
|Course Start Date||:||Group Class: Saturday the 16th of May 2018 from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m (A maximum of only 10 students will be enrolled for the group class)
Individual Class: On a mutually agreeable date and time (to be decided jointly by the participant and the resource person).
|Resource Person||:||Dr. Sir Romesh Jayasinghe FRSPH(UK) FTBCCT(UK) MBCS(UK)|