- Feb 03 - 25 2024
TimeSaturday - Sunday
- 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Workshop on Counselling Skills Training (30 Hours)
This workshop gives students an opportunity to enhance their understanding of counselling micro skills as well as an opportunity to learn the skills necessary for applied counselling. The workshop will cover the following topics:
- Skills and Techniques in Counselling Psychology – Having a foundational understanding of the micro skills involved in therapy are necessary for every practitioner. These skills and techniques will help budding psychologists structure and plan their sessions. These classes will focus on role plays and giving each student a chance to enhance their therapeutic skills.
- Self-harm, suicide and risk Assessment – This theme will focus on how one can work with clients who self-harm and have suicidal ideations/wishes. The sessions will consist of a foundational theory focusing especially on risk assessment with such clients followed by case discussions.
- Grief and Bereavement – This theme will focus on working with grief and bereavement in clients. The session will focus on understanding grief as a concept as well as identifying symptoms and responses to it. The session will be followed by a case study and discussion.
- Trauma-Informed lens: This session will focus on the importance of being trauma-informed in counselling practice. Students will gain an understanding of how challenging and traumatic circumstances can impact individuals and their mental health. The session will include a case study and discussion to illustrate the practical applications of a trauma-informed approach.