Counseling skills for Teachers course

Who is this course for:

If you are a teacher, educator, school staff, faculty or administrator of an educational institution at any level, (or in any role where you work with students and parents directly or indirectly), this course is right one for you. Typically, you are the first to notice problems or be approached directly by a student needing help.

About the course:

This is a long-awaited course for teachers/educators who already do so much more than deliver instruction on subjects in classrooms. Come learn to integrate counseling skills into your daily teaching roles. Teachers are expected to respond to students emotional and social needs and have had to rely on their own abilities to do so as little training in this area exists presently.

This course is a training for teachers/educators to be effective helpers when confronted with common challenges in schools today. You will learn to respond to a variety of student situations and behaviors while building your skills to help students in need. Helping parents is another aspect of a teachers role and this course will help you improve communication with parents as well.

The purpose of this course

(1) to introduce you to basic counseling skills needed for responding to student’s psychological, emotional, social and developmental issues (2) to learn to identify students in need of additional academic, career or personal counseling.

We will obviously not create professional counselors in one week, but you will be better equipped to handle a number of student issues that arise in your daily work.

Dates: April 24th – 30th 2019 (April 24, 25, 26, 29 & 30 2019, five days of classes)

Timings: 9 am to 1 pm

Location: The Hyderabad Academy of Psychology, 68 Gruhalaxmi Colony, Kakaguda, Secunderabad 500015

Fees: Rs. 9000/- (inclusive of 18% GST) (Early bird offer: Join by Feb 28th 2019 and pay only Rs. 8000/-)

Fee includes Course material, Certificate of participation, tea and snacks.

Tentative Course content:

Counseling skills :theory and practice

Counseling Process: How counseling and human change works

Identifying and assessing children’s problems

Communicating with parents

Communicating with other professionals/school management/counselors

Taking care of yourself

Course Director: Dr. Diana Monteiro, Ph.D. (USA), Counseling Psychologist and Health service provider, License no 2665, TN, USA.

To Register: Call 90002-34262 (Dr. Diana) ; 98663-45405 (Rekha Lagu); HAP: 9493975140

Payment of fees is required for registering for the course. Last date to register: April 15th 2019


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