Podcast: Check-in with CPCAB

CPCAB would like to support learners on their counselling training journey and are pleased to have collaborated with Counselling Tutor with a 10-minute section 'Check-in with CPCAB' within their weekly podcast.

123 - Dual relationships in the training group

Why can’t I study in the same group as my partner/mother/son? This podcast looks at what is meant by a dual relationship and discusses the effects on confidentiality boundaries, personal development and group dynamics if two people in the same group are closely related.

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* This podcast will be released after 2pm on 21/09/19

The resources below are suggested as further information regarding the ethical effects of dual relationships i.e. two or more people in a training group who already have a close relationship.

Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions (2018)
‘Guidance for ethical good practice in counselling, supervision and counselling training’ www.bacp.co.uk

Dual Relationships in Counselling & Psychotherapy
‘This book examines the circumstances in which such relationships arise and provides guidelines on how to ethically manage or avoid’ Sage Publishers

122 - Why do we ‘check-in’ at the beginning of a training session?

In this Podcast we talk about the possible underpinning reasons why learners are asked to ‘check-in’ at the beginning of a teaching session on their course.

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The resources below are suggested as further information regarding the authentic/genuine self, self-awareness and group work agendas.

Person-Centred Counselling in Action
‘This book offers the definitive exposition of the theory and practice of the person-centred approach. Since then the book has supported and inspired hundreds of thousands of trainees and practitioners worldwide’ Sage Publishers.

How to look after your mental health using mindfulness
Download your free guide to looking after your mental health.

Group Leadership Skills – Interpersonal Process in Group Counselling Therapy
‘This group counselling textbook helps counsellor/therapist trainees bring together the concepts of group work with the reality of working with complex group phenomena’ Goodreads.com

121 - The difference between a Learning Outcome and Assessment Criteria

In this podcast we discuss the difference between a Learning Outcome (LO) and Assessment Criteria (AC). By looking at the LO and AC a learner will get an understanding of what they will learn and the sort of activities they will undertake.

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Read our CSK-L2 Candidate Guide

120 - Purpose of Counselling Awarding Bodies

In this podcast we talk about CPCAB as an Awarding Organisation and discuss the video interview which was filmed with Rory from Counselling Tutor, when he visited our head office this summer.

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Watch the video interview below.

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