Certificate in Adlerian School Counselling

Certified Adlerian School Counsellor (CASC)

The Certificate program in Adlerian School Counselling is a part-time professional training for teachers working in school settings. Using an apprentice model, the program provides expert training from renowned Adlerian faculty. Through combined courses in theory and methods, and a mentor-based clinical Supervision, candidates will prepare for a specialization in the Adlerian approach to school counselling. The program includes theory and skill development in Adlerian Psychology, counselling techniques with children and teens, ethical issues, interviewing and assessment techniques, classroom management, counselling in a diverse society, working with exceptional children, aiding with post-secondary transitions, working with case conferencing and multidisciplinary teams and working with families and caregivers. The Certificate leads to the professional qualification Certified Adlerian School Counsellor (CASC), a credential denoting accreditation as an Adlerian school counsellor, one recognized professionally as such by their peers.

Prerequisites:

  • The applicant is a member in good standing of the Adlerian Psychology Association of BC (APABC);
  • Attend an in-person interview with the Program Director or designate;
  • The applicant is a member in good standing of the BC College of Teachers;
  • The applicant holds a recognized, relevant Bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent).