THE “LET’S TALK” TRAINING COURSE CONSISTS OF 3 MAIN PARTS
Part 1: Theoretical Training
Objective of this phase is imparting knowledge and skills related to para-counseling. This consist of an orientation session and 9 training sessions (Total 18 hours in duration, 9 sessions). Participants will explore the ethical issues confronting para-counselors and discuss topics such as elements of a good para-counselor, basic counseling and communication skills. The training will focus on hands-on practice of the skills taught in each session.
Some of the skills covered in the course:
Part 2: Mentoring & Practice Sessions for Participants
After completing the “Let’s Talk” training phase, participants will be required to practice their new skills through a 2 – 2,5 month mentoring at CoRE (total 8 sessions in duration). Mentoring will be provided by professional counselors and social workers.
Part 3: Enrichment Workshop for the Public
Participants will be divided into small groups to prepare and conduct workshops that address the emotional and mental health needs of the community.
These workshops will be opened to the public.
Some topics covered in the Mentoring phase and presented as workshops:
|Anger Management||Coping with Anxiety||Grief and Loss|
|Alcoholism||Coping with Loneliness||Homosexuality|
|Building Healthy Relationship||Depression||Stress Management|
|Conflict Management||Domestic Violence||Suicide Prevention|
|Common Problems Faced by Youths
and Ways to Address them
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