Dates: 12 July 2024 (in person) (next date: 15 August)
Venue: Resource Room 3 Neuroscience Building
​Time: 09h00 to 16h00 

Course fee is R 1,500 per person

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Basic counselling skills are crucial to foster healthy relationships when working with people, albeit patients in a clinic or hospital setting; members of the community; or research participants.

This course stimulates growth in knowledge, self-awareness and skills development. It aims to enhance participants’ ability to accurately empathize with their clients, developing and applying listening and communication skills, attending skills, active listening, body language and verbal skills such as paraphrasing, reflection, using questions appropriately and summarising. 

The course is aimed at lay counsellors, adherence counsellors, community health workers, research workers, psychologists, social workers, nurses, medical officers

Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements. However, preference will be given to candidates working in a health- or social sciences-related field. 

Course Content:

  • What is Counselling?
  • The counselling process
  • Basic Counselling Skills
  • Role-play

Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participants of the course.

For more information or to register email ce.administration@uct.ac.za

Only participants registered for the workshop will be eligible to attend. Limited space available