‘Tab C’ Notes (Click – sign to drop down)

Due to the nature and source of this financial support Fully Funded places are allocated ONLY for individuals from the CORK & KERRY counties and on Social Welfare payments. These places are subject to availability, for a list of qualifying payments click the link above – >> PLEASE READ – Reduced fee and funded places notes above.<< [...]

‘Tab B’ Notes (Click – sign to drop down)

Eligibility for a reduced fee place is for individuals who are: 1) In full-time education and experiencing financial difficulties 2) Experiencing financial hardship 3) On a social welfare payment (See list of qualifying social welfare payments on following link >> PLEASE READ – Reduced fee and funded places notes above.<< ) [...]

‘Tab A’ Notes (Click – sign to drop down)

For the full fee option, the applicant pays all of the fee themselves. Payment plans are available from the accounts dept. (accounts@socialandhealth.com) Payment can be made via the SHEP website or bank transfer, all major credit and debit cards excepted. [...]

Frequently Asked Questions

Where a course is over-subscribed, we give weighting to a number of factors, details of which are available on the website or by phone. Applicants will be contacted at least a week in advance of the commencement date as regards offers of places on the courses. In-Person Courses – Guidelines to all participants on attending In-Person courses will be given prior to course commencement and will follow public health advice On-line courses this Jan t [...]

How will SHEP use Personal Data of course participants

SHEP asks only for the minimum information from course applicants, sufficient enough to process applications and course participations. You have rights in relation to your own personal information used by SHEP, including right to object to processing and right of access to your own personal information. We genuinely encourage you, if you have any queries or concerns about how your personal data will used or stored, to talk with SHEP training st [...]

Do I need a referral letter?

No, a referral letter is not necessary. However, your G.P. or some other health care professional may recommend that you ring Coisceim. [...]

Is there a limit to confidentiality?

Yes. In extreme circumstances confidentiality might be broken without your consent, for example if a counsellor believes you might be at risk of seriously harming yourself or someone else.  Another example would include concern for a child and child protection procedures.  This information will be explained further at your first meeting with your counsellor. [...]

Is it a confidential Service?

Yes. All personal information is treated in the strictest confidence. Coiscéim Staff – who are all trained counsellors and all Counsellors on the panelare ethically bound to practise in accordance with the Code of Ethics of his/her professional organisation and the ethos and policies of Coiscéim. In the unlikely event, information about you or your attendance at counselling can only be given with your written consent. [...]

Where does the counselling take place?

Coiscéim Counsellors are based in different locations throughout Cork, City & County & Kerry. Our referral counsellor will discuss with you your preferred location when choosing a counsellor for you. [...]

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