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Brief Focused Counselling Skills – Strategies from Leading Frameworks

Aug 09 - Aug 10, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)


Price: 420.00 (regular rate)


Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canadian Mennonite University


Trainer: Sheri Coburn, MSW, RSW

photo of Sheri Coburn, Trainer at CTRI

About the trainer

Sheri Coburn, MSW, RSW

Sheri is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor's degree in Criminology. She has a diverse professional background with experiences as a correctional officer, addictions counsellor and developer and coordinator of a domestic violence outreach program. In addition to her work with CTRI, Sheri is also a counsellor in a private practice setting...


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Description

This workshop is full. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please contact our office.

This workshop is designed to move beyond general counselling skills and offer increased capacity and confidence to those wanting to expand their existing knowledge base and current skill set. Participants will acquire a deeper understanding of Cognitive Behavioural, Strengths Based, Narrative and Solution-Focused frameworks. Practical strategies and techniques of each of these leading theoretical frameworks will be explored and be accompanied with experiential opportunities to assess and understand their application within a counselling context.

About This Workshop

Workshop Outline

Day 1
  • History of Counselling Frameworks
  • Value and Purpose of Theory
  • The Eclectic Approach
  • Current Knowledge and Preferences
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Distortions
  • Strengths Based Therapy (SBT)
  • How Who We Are Affects How We Help
  • Direct Practice Bias
  • Helper Boundaries
  • Client Boundaries
Day 2
  • Narrative Therapy (NT)
  • Solution Focused Therapy (SFT)
  • The Assessment Process
  • Helping Clients Understand
  • Risks and Roadblocks: The Art of Helping
  • Is the Plan Working?
  • Moving Forward and Building Confidence

Target Audience

This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop intended for social service and health care professionals, teachers, social works and anyone wanting to gain increased capacity in counselling skills.

Method of Delivery

Lecture, video, personal reflection, demonstration of skills, skill development and small group discussion.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the key components of leading counselling frameworks
  • Apply different strategies and skills in different helping roles
  • Understand how personal beliefs affect being a helper
  • Utilize questions and activities to help clients identify and meet goals

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Details

Start:
August 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am
End:
August 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
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Venue

Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canadian Mennonite University
600 Shaftesbury Blvd., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2N2 Canada
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Phone:
877-353-3205
At checkout you will have the option to pay by credit card or to receive an invoice to be paid later.
Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled 7 or more days prior to the workshop are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to attend, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify CTRI of the name of the alternate person who will be attending.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop fees only. Please make travel arrangements with this in mind.

Limited Seating

Register Early! To better facilitate group interaction, seating is limited.

Children and unregistered guests are not permitted in the meeting rooms.

You Will Receive

A spiral bound training manual and workshop certificate as well as morning and afternoon refreshments. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM, unless otherwise stated above. For livestream participants, you will receive a pdf copy of the manual.

Group Registration Instructions

To register a group for a workshop, register for selected workshop, then once in shoppping cart, add quanitity of participants and provide names of all participants.

Concerns and Grievances

If concerns arise throughout your interaction with the CTRI office or our workshop please contact the CTRI office directly at 204-452-9199 or [email protected].

Special Accommodations
for Disabilities

Please contact the CTRI office directly at 204-452-9199 or [email protected] to discuss any special needs or accommodations you may require to have a positive learning experience.

Continuing Education Credit

While many associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits. Credit hours: A two day workshops earns 12 continuing education hours and a one day workshop earns 6 hours. A certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the workshop.

The following associations have formally approved our workshops:

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
www.ccpa-accp.ca

Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA)
www.cpca-rpc.ca

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
www.aswb.org

Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF)
www.caccf.ca

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
www.nbcc.org

Alberta College of Social Workers
www.acsw.ab.ca
*Category A Competency Credit

Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRA Canada)
www.vracanada.com

 To have your organization or association listed here, please contact [email protected]