Counselling for Hearing Healthcare Professionals

Posted by 2563 on January 8, 2018

Counselling for Hearing Healthcare Professionals

Mar 12th 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dates: January 8 – March 12, 2018
Course director: Ms Lucy Handscomb

This 10 week course aims to enable practitioners at all levels to improve the quality of their day-to-day interaction with patients and their carers through the use of counselling skills.

By the end of this module, students will be able to:

  • Compare different approaches to counselling
  • Use a range of verbal and non- verbal listening skills
  • Use questioning and challenging techniques in a helpful manner
  • Describe the principles of cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Discuss the relevance of counselling skills in audiological practice
  • Recognise when onward referral is needed
  • Critically evaluate their own performance as a counsellor.