Counselling Skills for Non-Counsellors
This is a course for those engaged in a helping or supporting role privately or professionally. The purpose of the course is to offer a framework and the skills necessary in listening to and helping others. This course does not provide a qualification in counselling.
What are counselling skills.
The core conditions, a three stage model based on Carkhuff and Egan, and the skills associated with the three stage model
The fundamentals of the counselling process and use of skills.
Interview management and time keeping.
The need for clear boundaries and structure.
The limitations of the use of counselling skills and the need for support.
This course is usually delivered over 2 days.
Riding the Storm
This three session programme aims to help the parents or carers of teenagers develop their relationships with their children. Some parents/carers may not recognise the valuable skills that they already possess as parents/carers, and the course is designed to allow parents/carers to build on these skills and to learn to adapt behaviours to different circumstances.
The programme has the overall objectives of:
Understand the pressures of being a teenager
Breaking bad habits
Identify an individual’s skills as a parent/carer of teenagers
The course is usually delivered over 3 x 3 hour sessions.