Counselling Skills in Practice (3 days)



To provide opportunities to increase knowledge, develop skills, participate in and evidence the use of counselling skills in practice.

Learning Outcomes

During the course the participants will be actively engaged in:

  • Developing working relationships to begin the therapeutic process
  • The use of therapeutic communication skills
  • Examining the core conditions applicable to all counselling theories
  • Developing the use of a problem solving approach
  • Applying learning to practice through critical reflection


Nurses and Midwives in all parts of the professional register



Lecture, discussion, DVD media and group work

Attendance Requirements:

The course is designed as a system of progressive learning, particularly in relation to practice skills. Students must therefore attend the course on all 3 days.



Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
Tuesday 18 & Wednesday 26 September & Friday 19 October 2018
(9.30 - 4.30)
CEC - Antrim Mary McMenamin
Sue Patchett
Valerie Lyttle
30 October & 13 & 22 November 2018
(9.15 - 4.30)
CEC - Belfast Janet McCusker
Tom Mulligan
Debbie Verlaque
Monday 14 January & Monday 4 & Tuesday 5 February 2019
(9.30 - 16.30 )
CEC - Belfast Sue Patchett
Tom Mulligan
Heather Brennan