Continuing Professional Development

Come to Reach Out Counselling's Training 2017

Locally in Nottingham ROC offers a wide range of training workshops to increase awareness and give specialist training for everyone who works in the caring professions.

Emphasis is given to the application of this knowledge to help carers in their demanding roles and to achieve a sense of fulfilment and confidence

Training is also open to students who do not have a placement with us and who wish to enhance their Continuing Personal Development.
Anyone who works within the caring profession is also most welcome to come along to any of the training sessions

All workshops entitle attendees to a Continuing Professional Development certificate.


April 19th - Wednesday

Domestic Abuse

Looking into the world of an abused woman, at the many ways she is affected and how the abuse actually affects women with its many intricacies. During the workshop you will be given an overview of the many kinds of abuse, some of which may seem hidden. This is a crucial workshop for anyone working within the caring professions.

Trainers; Nicola Pilgrim

Cost: £30 in advance (£35 on the night)


20th May - Full day Saturday

Creative therapy - Sand Tray working and making a memory jar

We will be spending this full day looking at two aspects of art therapy skills in greater depth. This will give participants time to enjoy starting and building on their skills in working with clients with memory jars and with enhancing the clients experience of counselling with sand tray work. This day will be eight hours long including breaks. The full itinerary will be sent out about 6 weeks before the weekend.

Trainer; Nicola Pilgrim

Cost: £70 in advance (£75 on the day)


21st June - Wednesday

Inside the mind of perpetrators of domestic abuse

The other side of the story. We will be looking inside the mind of a male perpetrator. How they prey on women and how they force them to stay in an abusive relationship through threats, violence and disempowerment. Importantly we also look at how as a culture we accept abusive terms and behaviours thereby enabling the men involved.

Trainers; Nicola Pilgrim

Cost: £30 in advance (£35 on the night)


19th July - Wednesday

Trauma

Trauma and anxiety are things very often experienced by our clients. Trauma can happen through a great variety of life experiences such as car crashes, domestic abuse and assault. This workshop will give you a far greater understanding of what it is and how your clients may experience it.

Trainer; Nicola Pilgrim

Cost: £30 in advance (£35 on the night)


23rd September - Full day Saturday

Creative therapy - Painting and expressing feelings

How to enhance therapy by supporting a client to express their feelings using paint and crayons. You will be shown how to facilitate the exploration of the clients work and how to support the client in enhancing their knowledge of self. This valuable work can be of great use when a client feels stuck or just simply cannot find the words to express how they feel. This workshop will be eight hours long, including breaks. The full itinerary will be sent out about 6 weeks before the weekend.

Trainer; Nicola Pilgrim

Cost: £70 in advance (£75 on the day)


25th October - Wednesday

Bereavement

An overview of grief and understanding a client in grief. This subject touches us all at some point in our lives. This workshop gives a clear understanding of how grief is perceived and how it affects us all.

Trainer; Nicola Pilgrim

Cost: £30 in advance (£35 on the day)


29th November - Wednesday

Supporting Carers and the Elderly

Millions of people in Britain, including children work as carers. ROC supports large number of carers and people from the elderly community. Supporting them with counselling is a crucial part of the help they may need. This workshop talks in detail about the problems carers are challenged with and how best to enable them. We will also be exploring the way in which a person centred counsellor may best support an elderly client and what their special considerations might be.

Trainer; Nicola Pilgrim

Cost: £30 in advance (£ 35 on the day)


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