Free counselling skills – accredited course

Dates: Tuesday – Thursday 10th -12th May (3 days) 18th and 19th May (2 days), 2016

Venue: Roots and Shoots, Walnut Tree Walk, London SE11 6DN.

This is a free course as it is kindly funded by Comic Relief. It is a level 2 Open College Network course.

Specific learning objectives include:
1. Understand the requirements for a short counselling session.
2. Understand the importance of verbal and non verbal communication.
3. Understand the importance of active listening skills.
4. Understand the use of questions in counselling.
5. Understand the concept of empathy and its application.
6. Implement unconditional positive regard.
7. Understand the importance of not directing the client.
8. Understand the importance of feedback for own development.

This course is for women from refugee/ asylum-seeking backgrounds (*NB you have to have status to be eligible to study in the UK).   We may require evidence of from your Home Office documents or passport.

It is open to any groups from across London.

Closing date for application is Sunday 10th April 2016

We can accept one person per organisation only. There is space on this course for 10 participants.
Students need to be proficient in English although the Evelyn Oldfield Unit can offer additional pastoral / student support.
Places will be given to those who can evidence the most potential benefit to their community.
In addition, in deciding upon places, we will ensure there is a spread of nationalities, ages and London boroughs represented.

For more information or to request an application form, please contact us by emailing Sheena on 020 7697 4103 or email: sheena@localhost

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