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c. One or two units of Continuing Professional Development [CPD] (of 75 hours each unit), which must be subsequent to obtaining the S/NVQ Level III qualification.


Together the total must add up to 10 units.

One year of supervised practice = 1 unit

75 hours of CPD                       = 1 unit.


In addition to the above, the applicant is required to meet the following criteria:


2. Has an agreed formal arrangement for counselling supervision, as understood by BACP, of a minimum of one and a half hours monthly on the applicant's work, and a commitment to continue this for the period of the accreditation.


3. Gives evidence of serious commitment to ongoing professional and personal development such as regular participation in further training courses, study, personal therapy, etc.


4. Is a current individual member of BACP and undertakes to remain so for the accreditation period.


5. Has a philosophy of counselling which integrates training, experience, further development and practice. Evidence of at least one core theoretical model should be demonstrated.


6. Demonstrates practice which adheres to the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling & Psychotherapy and undertakes to continue working within this Framework.


7. Can show evidence of having completed a minimum of 40 hours of personal counselling or has engaged in an equivalent activity consistent with the applicant's core theoretical model.


8. Can show evidence of serious commitment to working with issues of difference and equality in counselling practice.


In addition to the above, the applicant is required to meet the following criteria:


Applicants are asked to give evidence of the above in the form of a written application including two case studies.  Assessors will be looking for congruence between all parts of the application as well as checking that the above criteria have been and are being met.

Counsellor Accreditation

The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) is one of the major bodies concerned with maintaining counselling standards and a high level of safety for clients and counsellors within the U.K. It is a learned society whose members comprise individuals and organisations committed to counselling.


BACP aims to:



As a means of maintaining professional standards and because there are so many differing counselling qualifications BACP has introduced an accreditation scheme, whereby counsellors are required to meet certain criteria to become accredited by the BACP. This is also an assurance for members of the public that when choosing a counsellor from the list of  BACP Registered Counsellors, those counsellors have at least the minimum requirement of qualifications and experience.

There Are Four Routes to Accreditation.

The successful applicant will be one who prior to application:


1. i.Has completed a BACP Accredited Counsellor Training Course and has had at least 450 hours of counselling practice supervised in accordance with paragraph 2, over not less than three and not more than five years.


OR


Has undertaken a total of 450 hours of successfully completed counselling training comprising two elements:


a) 200 hours of skills development; and

b) 250 hours of theory


and has had at least 450 hours of counselling practice supervised in accordance with paragraph 2, over not less than three and not more than five years.


OR


1.ii. Is claiming little formal (course based) counselling training, but can provide evidence of ten years experience in counselling as understood by BACP with a minimum of 150 practice hours per year under formal supervision. The last three submitted years must have been supervised in accordance with paragraph 2. [NB: This route will no longer be available to applicants after 31 December 2002.]


OR


1.iii. Can provide evidence of a combination of:

(a) some formal counselling training and

(b) several years of practice (of 150 hours minimum per year, under formal supervision). This includes a requirement for at least 450 hours of counselling practice supervised in accordance with paragraph 2, over three years.


75 hours of completed counsellor training = 1 unit

1 year of supervised practice                    = 1 unit


Together, the total must add up to 10 units.


Applicants claiming two or more training units must show a balance of theory and skills approximately in line with that stated in 1.i.


OR


1.v. Can provide evidence of:

a. Having obtained S/NVQ Level III in Counselling

    [This will be seen as equal to 4 units.]


b. Four or five years of supervised practice (of 150 hours minimum per year under formal supervision. This includes a requirement for at least 450 hours of counselling practice supervised in accordance with paragraph 2, over three years).


At least two years must be subsequent to obtaining the S/NVQ Level III qualification.

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