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Transition from counselling adults to children

Transition from counselling adults to children

Expand on your existing skills as a counsellor by learning how to work with children and young people

We have currently withdrawn our Level 4 and 5 training courses for this academic year (2020/2021). Any changes to this will be updated on our website and included in the quarterly Mental Health Workforce newsletter. To sign up, please add your email address and tick the relevant boxes in our enquiry form.

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Fast Track Level 4 and 5

Complete our Level 4 and 5 in up to 18 months instead of 24, including shadowing one of Place2Be’s mental health professionals.

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Level 4

Develop your expertise as a child counsellor and gain the skills you need to work with children and young people.

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Level 5

Build on the Level 4 course by learning how to run an in-school service, including supervising counsellors.

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Become a child counsellor

Make a real difference to children's lives. See what your next step is, whether you're starting your child counselling training from scratch, partway through a course or making a transition from adult counselling.

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Counselling Placements

We offer child Counselling Placements in schools for counsellors and therapists across the UK.

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