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Programme(s) Details

Please provide a description of your Education Programme outlining its content and aims. (up to 300 words)

Is your programme(s) accredited/certified in your country by the state or a counselling organisation?

If Yes, Please name the certifying/accrediting organisation/s and the dates of certification.
If NO state/local certification currently exists in your country, please declare whether it is your intention to seek state, or local, accreditation/certification if, or when, it becomes available:

Please support your application by supplying the following information:

  • Programme Information (Brochure, Curriculum, Syllabus). Alternatively, a web-link to the information can be provided.

  • A copy of your Institutions ‘Code of Ethics’ or the one to which you work (e.g. that of an associated professional association).

  • A copy of local certification (if any) of your counselling programme.

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Eligibility Criteria

Question 1: Please indicate the ways in which the programme demonstrates a commitment to teaching about international developments in counselling/psychotherapy? (up to 300 words). Please provide examples of any textbooks or other education materials used in the programme that reflect this commitment.

Please note: IAC Education Institute Membership is an example of this commitment.

If Yes, please provide examples of textbooks or other education materials used in the programme that reflect this commitment.

Question 2: Do you subscribe to the principles underlying the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights?

Question 3: Are international students offered counselling or other psychological supports?

If yes, please describe the nature of these supports. (up to 300 words)

Question 4: Does your programme allow for discussion and recognition of local or indigenous helping/healing counselling practices?

Please describe the nature of these supports. (up to 300 words)

Question 5: Do programme staff take steps to understand the political contexts and relationships in the international students’ countries?

Please provide examples. (up to 300 words)

Question 6: Do programme staff receive any training on inter-cultural communication or cultural sensitivity?

If yes, please provide the nature and extent of this training. (up to 300 words)

Question 7: Does your programme staff participate in international conferences and disseminate the information learned in programme offerings?

If yes, please provide the nature and extent of this training. (up to 300 words)

Question 8: Do you promote inclusion and support diversity of students, and students’ families, from different religious and cultural backgrounds?

If Yes, please describe (up to 300 words) how

Examples might include: Faculty meetings include discussion of relevant student support; having an ‘Equality and Diversity’ statement; Equality based student recruitment practices; and promotion of the policy/practices at the Education Institution.

Question 9: Is there demonstrable commitment to the welfare of international students, including the international student experience in the classroom setting?

If Yes, please describe (up to 300 words) how this is achieved

Examples might include: Language supports; welcome and induction practices; mentor or “buddy” systems; having clear channels for discussion and support of students; access to a welfare officer; and student counselling/psychological support services.

Additional Information: If you wish to add any further information or give any details of the development of the international dimension of your programme/s, please do so here: