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Accidental Counsellor

Focus AreaHuman wellbeing
Length Full day
Who Is It For?           Anyone in a service delivery role
Key Outcomes Respond appropriately
About Accidental Counsellor is a full-day course that provides practical skills for when you are ‘being a counsellor’. Accidental counsellors often find
themselves in a counselling role by accident, as a result of conversations or requests from customers, colleagues, friends or others.
This training provides practical and effective skills to step into the shoes of a counsellor and be able to respond to and support others when they
are angry, distressed or experiencing a challenging time. Learning outcomes participants can expect by the end of the course,
include:

  • Improve communication and skills for active listening
  • Identify signs people may need emotional support
  • Practice counselling techniques relevant to each participants’ roles
  • Understanding of mental illness and suicide intervention
  • Learn techniques to respond appropriately to aggressive or distressed
    clients, and in crisis situations
  • Develop skills to maintain one’s own professional boundaries and selfcare
    strategies
  • Gain support options and referral information

This training is suitable for workers in any profession, and provides the foundation skills for our Working with Grief training.

DateTuesday, 21 May 2019 – Enrolments Closed

Monday, 2 September 2019

Time9.30am – 4.30pm
VenueRelationships Australia South Australia, Hindmarsh Office
49a Orsmond Street, Hindmarsh
CostFull Fee $185 / Concession $150
Course FlyerAccidental Counsellor
More CoursesFull 2019 Course Guide

Student Quote:

“Really good course. I really liked the different questions and information throughout the day! A great revision for a social worker.”

Enrol Here (2 Sept)

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