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The Many Faces of Loss

Saturday 29 June 2019
10:00 - 15:00
5 Hours / 1 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

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£45.00 Course symbols: N

Course description

When we think of loss, our first thoughts may be of death or bereavement. Yes counsellors often have to deal with other major losses such as divorce/relationship breakdown, significant accidents and illness, abuse, ageing, loss of employment which can habe physical and psychological impact.  On this day, you were explore different forms of loss, common themes and differences and how a counsellor may deal with these issues. 


Entry requirements

A genuine, keen interest in this area. You may – or may not – have started training to be a counsellor.

What you will learn

Types of losses expereinced throughout life

Important life concepts

Resonses to loss

Individual differecnes

Loss and selff esteem

How you will learn on this course

Teaching methods will include tutor presentation, group discussions, exercises and case studies

How you will be assessed on this course

Self review of learning

Being able to 

identify a range of loss scenarios

describe a wider knowledge on how loss affects sour self concept, beliefs and relationships

recognise responses, sy,mtpoms and emotions accompanying loss

Identify some common themes of loss

More able to deal with loss in one's personal life and as a counsellor

Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)

None, although a certificate of attendance is available upon request.

What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time

There is no set work.

What you need for your course

1. Basic stationery. 2. There are no set books. 3. No additional costs. 4. Handouts are provided.

What you need to bring to the first class

Paper, pens if you wish to take notes.

What you can do next

There are further college courses in psychology/counselling.

Additional information

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor may ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. This paperwork is a requirement of the College’s Quality Improvement Programme.

Venue information

5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to http://www.bexley.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=3010