Aims

SeedlingUBUNTU COUNSELLING SERVICES is a non-for-profit multicultural Counselling Social Enterprise service based in Devon covering The South West of England





Aims of the Social Enterprise:

 


To provide a holistic and evidence-based, multicultural counselling service for all communities across Devon and wider population.

We deliver counselling and practical support in a personís mother tongue and can offer support in other languages through trained and culturally sensitive interpreters in partnership with multilingua Devon

 

 

http://www.multilinguadevon.co.uk/

 


We have accredited professional and volunteer counsellors, and through partnership working to a team of multi-lingual cross-cultural support workers and volunteers who deliver support to clients. We also utilise Clinic psychology and Social work students. We work closely with partners from the many groups and organisations in our localities.

 

Our model of counselling is Humanistic and Integrative. In this we respect the unique ability of each person to find his or her own solution and recognise the need to provide a range of proven skills to facilitate this process.

 

"As an Organisational Member of BACP we are bound by its Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy,the Ethical Guidelines for Researching Counselling and Psychotherapy (Where organisations undertake research) and subject to the Professional Conduct Procedure for the time being in force".        http://www.bacp.co.uk/ethical_framework/

 

 

We are committed to developing opportunities for a greater number of people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities to take on professional roles in health and social care.

 

In our drive and commitment to life-long learning and continuing professional development(CPD), we are developing training packages, modular and degree courses in cross cultural and multicultural Counselling as well as research opportunities in partnership with the mental health Trust and local universities.