Introduction To Counselling Skills

How to develop your interpersonal skills

Course details

Being able to provide guidance, advice and counselling is a valued asset for any career, especially when it involves helping others to improve the quality of their life. Introduction to Counselling Skills will enable that process by offering a well-informed foundation into this successful and rewarding discipline.

  • 1 day course
  • Develop an awareness of the counselling process and the skills involved.
  • Understand the sensitivities to and awareness of the process of change.
  • Learn how to identify the need for support in counselling activities.

What you will learn

By taking this course you’ll gain imperative knowledge on some key counselling skills and how to use them.

  • Demonstrate and understand some of the essential skills necessary for the managing of interviews using counselling skills.
  • Present their awareness of the need for support and the confines of using counselling skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of some of the ethical issues linked with using counselling skills.

*Know your limits: this course will not train you to be a counsellor.

Course outline

Module 1 - What is Counselling ?

What is counselling and what is the counselling process?

Module 2 – Conducting Interviews

Explore how to conduct interviews showing the use of a wide variety of counselling skills.

Module 3 – Setting clear boundaries

Learn why observation is important and how to set clear boundaries and structure.

Module 4 - Walking the Walk

Being able to provide guidance, advice and counselling is a valued asset for any career, especially when it involves helping others to improve the quality of their life. Introduction to Counselling Skills will enable that process by offering a well-informed foundation into this successful and rewarding discipline.

Introduction to counselling skills
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