BASIC COUNSELLING SKILLS

BASIC COUNSELLING SKILLS

Have you ever struggled to respond to a friend who is grieving or in distress? Have you felt at a loss to find the right words that bring comfort?

The ability to listen to and support others can really make a difference, especially during these trying and uncertain times of COVID-19.

Through this course, you will learn how to play a vital role in supporting others around you through the use of basic counselling skills.

 

Trainer: Laurence Ho

Student-Teacher Ratio: 1:30

WHO IS THIS FOR?

This course is designed for the general public with little or no background knowledge of counselling but who are interested to become effective people-helpers to those in distress and need support. 

It is also especially useful for those who work with others in managerial / supervisory positions and/or in people-facing sectors.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN?

Lecture 1

  • What is Counselling?
  • Attending Skills
  • The attitude behind being an effective listener
  • What to listen for as clients share their stories?

Lecture 2

  • The skill of using encouragers
  • The skill of using paraphrases and reflection of feelings responses
  • The skill of using summaries

Lecture 3

  • The skill of asking good questions
  • Integrating all the listening skills together
  • Connecting Listening Skills to Counselling Theories/Approaches
CERTIFICATION

Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Completion upon meeting the attendance requirement.

COURSE DURATION

1 day (9 hours)

COURSE FEES

SGD 374.50w/GST (Skillsfuture Credit eligible) 

 

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