26 Apr 2017 10:30 - 26 Apr 2017 15:30
Counselling for non-counsellors
Date: April 26, 2017
Course content: Do you wish to improve how you help young people in your care? If so then this will be the perfect course for you. It will not make you a qualified counsellor, but it will help you to learn how to listen effectively, how to help young people choose better options in their lives, and it will re-assure you that you will not be making their situations worse.
- The issues young people commonly have
- Effective listening
- The use of questions and when to use them
- Getting the setting right
- How to help the distressed child
- How to help the angry child
Jackie Cox, Psychologist and Counsellor
Jackie has a degree in psychology and a diploma in counseling. As a teacher, counsellor and counselling supervisor with over thirty years’ experience, her casework has covered a wide variety of conditions. She has worked for schools, for MENCAP, and as a Samaritan undertaking prison visits. Later she coordinated the Harrow Victim Support Scheme where she was the first counsellor to be trained specifically to deal with cases of rape. She worked at Harrow School for more than thirteen years, teaching PSHE and acting as the school counselor. For the past fourteen years she has trained professionals on issues of child protection, mental health, eating disorders and self-harm, the adolescent neurological changes and gender differences.