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

Maximum/Minimum Numbers:  15 max/ 6 min


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
Thurs 5 Oct, Tues 17 Oct + Friday 27 October 2017
(9.30 - 4.30pm)
CEC - Altnagelvin Sue Patchett
Stella McFadden
Friday 17 November, Thursday 23 November & Tuesday 5 December 2017
(9.15 - 4.30)
CEC - Belfast Stephen Hamilton
Sue Patchett
Julie Pollock