Course: BTEC National Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care
Unit 24 – Introduction to Counselling Skills for Health and Social Care Settings.
Hand out date: Thursday 7th of November
Hand in date: Thursday 9th of January
Student: Assessor: Wilhelmenia Etoga Ngono
As a trainee counsellor you have been asked to review the various processes are of importance during a
helping relationship with a client. Your mentor has asked you to put together a PPT Presentation highlighting the
importance of referral as well as the boundary issues which could affect your practice. To finalise your unit, your
mentor has also requested to you write a reflective essay on supervision/ feedback and the positive impact of
using counselling skills with your clients.
To achieve the criteria the evidence must show
that the learner is able to
Task No Page no’s or evidence
e.g., booklet, video
P4 Describe the importance of referral to other
Task 1a and
P5 Describe potential boundary issues that could occur
in a helping relationship.
Task 1a and
M3 Discuss how supervision and peer feedback can
improve use of skills and self development.
Task 2 Essay
D2 Evaluate the effectiveness of the use of the use of
counselling skills in aiding clients’ decision making
Task 3 Report.
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Assignment title 2 Counselling enhancement of a client’s care plan and review of counselling skills.
I certify that the work submitted for this assignment is my own and research sources are fully acknowledged.
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In order to achieve P4, you will need to create a PowerPoint presentation in the context of the
fictional scenario which you have been given. You will need to create a PowerPoint describing
in the first instance the importance of referral to other organisation throughout a client’s care
In order to complete your PowerPoint presentation and achieve P5, you will need to focus the
remainder of your presentation on the potential boundaries issues which could have a negative
impact on a helping relationship. You will need to make use of the scenarios given to you in the
pack in order to provide clear and detailed examples in context.
In order to achieve M3, you will use the case study which you have been provided with as
reference and your own independent research of the benefits of supervision and feedback,
discuss how they can successfully improve counselling skills and self development.
In order to achieve D2, you will use the counselling skills which you have identified in P1 and
M1 need evaluate their effectiveness using the case study of Mary. You will need to evaluate
how the various counselling skills identified by Rogers and Egan in the context of Mary’s case
study meet or do not meet the need identified by Maslow.
Sources of information.
Stretch, B et al (2010) BTEC Health and Social Care Level 3 Book 1. Pearson Education
Moonie, N (2006) GCE AS Level Health and Social Care. Oxford Heinemann
Moore, S et al (2010) Sociology AS for OCR. Collins