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13/012020

Counselling for Hearing Healthcare Professionals Masterclass

This 10-week, highly interactive course at the UCL Ear Institute aims to enable practitioners at all levels to improve the quality of their day-to-day interaction with patients/ clients and their families through the use of good counselling skills.

UCL Ear Institute

Counselling for Hearing Healthcare Professionals Masterclass

DATES: This course runs in UCL Term 2, Monday afternoons 2-5pm over 10 weeks. Commencing Monday 13 January 2020

Course Director: Lucy Handscomb

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Overview

This 10-week, highly interactive course aims to enable practitioners at all levels to improve the quality of their day-to-day interaction with patients/ clients and their families through the use of good counselling skills. Participants will learn about and practice key counselling skills such as active listening, reflection and effective use of questioning and challenging, and there will be ample opportunity to discuss tricky situations. Some basic training in cognitive behavioural therapy will also be provided.

Course themes

Each week the course focuses on a different topic. Topics will include:
  • Different approaches to counselling
  • Verbal and non-verbal listening skills
  • Evaluating one’s own performance as a counsellor
  • Questioning and challenging techniques
  • The basic principles of cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Working with people in distress
  • How to use counselling skills in audiological practice
  • Working within professional boundaries
  • Recognising when onward referral is needed

Upcoming Dates for this event

  • Mon 13 Jan 2020
  • Fri 10 Jan 2020
  • UCL Ear Institute, 332 Grays Inn Road, London