Counselling Skills - An Introduction
Duration 1 day
Central Training's Introduction to Counselling Skills course aims to equip candidates with the tools to create a framework of support and the basic counselling skills to encourage discussion, promote sharing and practise effective listening when engaging with clients. The trainer will focus on increasing awareness of effective responding, listening to understand and the importance of creating a safe space.
This course aims to equip delegates with the skills to: Explore and understand basic counselling skills and techniques Develop awareness around effective listening and effective responding Understand how to use questions in discussion to promote sharing Develop awareness around the Core Conditions and the importance of relationship Explore the importance of framework Understand congruency and how this relates to professional boundaries Explore how to utilise these skills in practical approach
Methods of Delivery
This training is interactive and employs group work, presentations and case studies. Delegates are provided with comprehensive learner notes to facilitate learning.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- Counselling skills and techniques
- Effective listening and responding
- The use of questions
- The 3 Core Conditions
- The therapeutic relationship
- Professional boundaries
- Principles of therapy
- Skills practice
All front line staff looking to expand their understanding to include basic counselling skills and tools.
There are no pre-training requirements for this course.
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.
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