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Counselling Techniques: Soft Skills in Social Care

Tackling life’s ups and downs is just part of everyday life but sometimes we need a little extra support during troubling times and need to turn to our friends or counsellors to talk through the problems that are bothering us. When someone turns to you for help, advice and comfort, it might be useful to employ some of these soft skills that counselling techniques are based on.

 

The Training Room | 30/10/2018 10:00:00

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How Volunteering Supports Your Career in Social Care

As soon as you decided you wanted a career change in social care you probably spent a fair bit of time on job sites or your local council website. How many times did the ad say “1 years’ experience essential”…”must have worked in sector for a minimum of 18 months”…After a while it makes you feel like that new career is just out of reach. Voluntary work could be the answer!

The Training Room | 12/09/2018 09:00:00

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Your Journey to Working in Social Care

Working in the social care sector, particularly with counselling skills is an incredibly rewarding career path. If you’ve got experience working as a care worker or social worker, you’re already familiar with the key skills needed for this area – you’ll be compassionate, caring and understanding; that’s the first step to getting started in your new career!

The Training Room | 03/08/2018 10:40:00

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What You Need to Know About Counselling Children and Adolescents

We’re all familiar with the concept of counselling. Whether it’s a talking therapy or hypnotherapy, we understand the benefits this one-on-one support can have to our general sense of wellbeing, working through a particular issue or help us cope with difficult times in our lives. As someone who displays natural empathy, is the go-to shoulder to cry on and wants to make a difference in the lives of young people, you may be interested in pursuing a career in this area. Here’s what you should know about counselling children and adolescents

The Training Room | 11/07/2018 12:00:00

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How to Become a Support Worker

If you are naturally the person that people turn to when they need a friendly chat or a comforting shoulder, you might make a fantastic support worker!
Let’s delve a little deeper into this rewarding career and find out why this could be the career for you!
 

The Training Room | 21/06/2018 10:00:00

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Counselling Skills You Can Use Now

If you're the type of person who loves to help others feel better about themselves and are great at listening, why not put those fantastic skills to good use and make a career of it? Whether you’re the person that your friends naturally seek out for advice, or you simply want to try out a few tricks to see if counselling is a possible route for your new career, we've put together a few top skills that you can use now!

The Training Room | 23/05/2018 10:00:00

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Social Care Cuts – What Does It Mean to Your Career?

The new financial year signals another step in social care reform - and new challenges come with that too. But what does the wave of social care cuts actually mean to your career in the social care sector?

The Training Room | 11/04/2018 16:25:00

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What Is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)?

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and how can it help people? We've looked at the issues CBT can support people with, including addiction, OCD and depression, and facts you can take through your course in this infographic!

The Training Room | 28/03/2018 10:28:11

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The 5 Stages of Grief and How You Can Work Through Them

When you’re grieving it can feel like there’s no light at the end of the tunnel. We look at the five stages of grief to help you overcome them and offer help to others. If you’re interested in grief counselling, this could really help! Take a look at our infographic for more information.

The Training Room | 27/03/2018 12:22:57

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Life Coaching Techniques You Can Bring To Your Everyday

It's understandable that life can have its ups and downs. How you deal with the peaks and valleys of the human existence is what can determine your happiness and sense of wellbeing. Here are some techniques that life coaches use with their clients that could help improve your day to day, and bring into your new career!

The Training Room | 19/03/2018 12:47:50

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