Counselling with Addiction - Kerry Campus

MTU - Kerry Campus


Course Name Counselling with Addiction - Kerry Campus
Course Provider MTU - Kerry Campus
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code TL_HCOUA_B
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Munster Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Apply to the Admissions Office, MTU.
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 1 year Add-on
Entry Requirements

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- Applicants must be 23 years of age on the 1st of January on the year of entry AND hold an NFQ Level 7 in Counselling (or equivalent) AND are accredited as counsellors with the IACP or ACI or NAPCP.

- Where English i...

Mature Applicants The Institute welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st of January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. The Institute reserves a minimum of 5% of all places for mature applicants.
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Course Content

Expand+Counselling involves talking and listening to clients about their emotions, relationships, thought processes, patterns of behaviour or life events, such as bereavement, addiction, divorce, health issues or job concerns.

Counsellors help clients to...

Subjects Taught Semester: 1
Title Credits
Research Methods 10
Psychodynamic Perspectives 10
Motivational Interviewing 5
Clinical Supervision 5

Semester: 2
Dissertation 20
Advanced Addiction Studies 10
Careers or Further Progression

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Counselling is a growing and evolving profession in Ireland and internationally. Also, addiction in recent years is becoming an increasing problem in Ireland, with the Government pledging to increase funding in the...


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