Certificate in Crisis Pregnancy Counselling (2017- 2018)
Training course delivered by NUI Maynooth and supported by the HSE Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme
Applications are currently being considered for the above training course from HSE employees who work in the broad field of children and family social services. Candidates are required to be actively engaged in providing crisis pregnancy counselling or providing other frontline supports to those experiencing crisis pregnancy or those who are at (significant) risk of experiencing crisis pregnancy. They should have at least one year’s experience in the relevant role.
This will include family support staff; child welfare and protection staff; counsellors, therapists and social work staff; nursing and medical staff; staff in residential care services and those working in supported accommodation services, etc. NUI Maynooth retain responsibility for the selection of suitable candidates based on the entry criteria that forms part of the application and interview process.
This skills based programme aims to support individuals to further enhance their counselling skills in this unique field of counselling and to set standards of good practice in the area. This is a 100-hour course over one academic year which will consist of four modules totalling 20 credits. The course will be delivered over seven two-day workshops.
Note: This is not a therapeutic course and does not offer a professional qualification in counselling.
A Course brochure and application details are available from:
Breda Gibney, Department of Adult and Community Education, NUI Maynooth, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Tel: 01 708 3752
Further Information and online application can be found at: https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/adult-and-community-education/news/nui-certificate-crisis-pregnancy-counselling-2017-2018
Closing date for receipt of applications is: Friday 25th August 2017
An interview process will be conducted on Monday 11th September 2017 to make the final selection for this course.