Basic Counselling Skills | 27 June 2024

Dates: 27 June 2024 (in person)
Venue: Resource Room 3 Neuroscience Building
​Time: 09h00 to 16h00

Course fee is R 1,500 per person

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.

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