CLEAR Research & Training

CLEAR Training - Working therapeutically with Children and Young People

CLEAR TRAINING COURSE: Beginning January 2016
A part-time, 18 month course for qualified counsellors and therapists who wish to gain further training in working therapeutically with children and young people. The course will combine both experiential and theoretical training, providing both a practical and academic understanding of working within this field.

The course will take place on one weekend each month and will be based at the CLEAR offices in Truro
Teaching will be in a small group (maximum 10 students)
First weekend in January 2016, will be a residential (Friday evening to Sunday lunchtime) at a location close to Truro

Core modules:

  • Child development
  • Therapeutic approaches
  • Safe clinical practice
  • Working with children and young people who have experienced abusive relationships

The course will include two clinical placements which will start from September 2016
  • Placement 1: September to December 2016
  • Placement 2: January to April 2017
Students who complete the course successfully may be eligible to apply for work with CLEAR as a counsellor or therapist and will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge to enable them to work successfully with children and young people in a therapeutic service
All students MUST complete a DBS check and will be encouraged to register for the DBS update service.

Feedback from our first residential:

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Saturday 26th September 2015

  • Arrive 9.30am, 10.00 start
  • Presentation on the structure and content of the course
  • Interview
  • An application form can be downloaded here and should be returned to to book your place on the day
  • If you cannot attend please contact Liz Eddy on to register your interest for further dates

The overall cost of this course is £1950 and this includes the cost of the residential weekend, all teaching and supervision over the following 18 months, refreshments on teaching days, access to the CLEAR library, and a therapist toolkit box.
Once a place is allocated a deposit of £400 is payable to secure the place.

10% discount if paid in full before the first teaching weekend:
£1950 - £195 = £1755 total cost
Installments: £1950 total cost
£400 to secure a place (due by 31/12/15), then installments as follows:
Installment 1 By 30/04/16 £400
Installment 2 By 31/08/16 £400
Installment 3 By 31/12/16 £375
Installment 4 By 30/04/17 £375