About the Register & Registrants
Counsellor Member (Organisations): minimum of 150 hours of endorsed training and entiltled to practice within an organisational member of COSCA but are not eligible to practise independently as a counsellor.
Details of the above registration standards are in our Membership Information leaflet
www.cosca.org.uk - Membership
The following categories of COSCA Individual Membership are not eligible for entry on the COSCA Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists:
Counselling Skills Member
Registrants can apply for a career break from their practice as a counsellor or psychotherapist. Registrants on a career break may still be involved in the counselling field. Registrants on career breaks are identified as such in their profile on the COSCA Register of Counsellors and Psychotherarpists.
1. Education and Training of Registrants - www.cosca.org.uk - COSCA Register
2. Complaints - Information on the following can be found on www.cosca.org.uk - Complaints:
2.1 COSCA Complaints Procedure
2.2 Complaints Procedure FAQ's
2.3 COSCA's Member Organisations and How to Raise a Complaint
2.4 Infogram on How to Make a Complaint to COSCA (Page 2 of Complaints Procedure)
3.1 Applying of Sanctions (Section 6 of Complaints Procedure - www.cosca.org.uk - Complaints)
3.2 Sanctions applied against registrants are listed in our Sanction Notices. They are also shown on the Register within the profile of each Registrant.
4. Statutory and Healthcare Professional Bodies Register - for informing choices about COSCA Registrants - www.cosca.org.uk - COSCA Register.
5. COSCA's Client Network
Explains how clients and members of the public to be involved in COSCA's work. See details on how to join on www.cosca.org.uk - Counsellors