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HIV/AIDS COUNSELLOR’S COURSE

HIV/AIDS COUNSELLOR’S COURSE CONTENT 

 

DURATION 10 DAYS
TIME Fridays -  8.30 -  3.30

 

Theory

Self-Awareness, Attitude, World View, Origins of HIV/AIDS, Socio-Economic Impact, Wellness Wheel,
HIV Basic Science, Basic on ARVs, Basic on side effects, Adherence Counseling, Legal & Ethical Issues,
Pre HIV – Test Counseling, HIV Testing Demo-Post-HIV-Test Counseling, Listening Skills, Probing & Paraphrasing.

Practical Skills

Sharing of experiences, attending to a client

Personal Development

Counselling and inter personal relationship skills

Methodology

Individual, couples, group case work
Video -  “In your face”
Presentation   -   HIV/AIDS

  • An exam will be written at the end of the course
  • A certificate is issued on graduation

 

For more information contact Thelma - The Open Door Crisis Care Centre,
7 Windsor Road, Pinetown or email to Thelma@opendoor.org.za
or telephone 031 7092679
 

LAY COUNSELLORS COURSE

LAY COUNSELLORS COURSE

LAY COUNSELLORS COURSE CONTENT

Theory

Worldview, counselling skills, counselling tools, ethical considerations, listening, reflecting, paraphrasing, different types of counselling and body language

Practical skills

  • Rape, definition and reporting procedure
  • Domestic violence, domestic violence Act, reporting procedure
  • Child abuse/incest, definition reporting procedure
  • Trauma and crisis management

Personal development

Collage, forgiveness journey, relationships

Methodology

  • Individual, couples, group work
  • Role play
  • Video and powerpoint presentation
  • Homework
  • A multi choice exam will be written at the end of the course
  • A certificate is issued on graduation
  • Lunch will not be supplied.
  • Refreshments supplied by The Open Door

 

Application forms may be obtained from The Open Door Crisis Care Centre,
7 Windsor Road, Pinetown or email to Thelma@opendoor.org.za
or telephone 031 7092679

LAY COUNSELLOR’S COURSE - STARTING 4th June 2016

containing-851227_1280Our lay counsellors course starting 4th June to 23rd July 2016

Its every consecutive Saturday for 8 weeks  including multi choice exam and graduation where you will receive a certificate.

There are 2 lectures per Saturday;

The course starts 8.00 am to 3.30 pm ½ hour for lunch supplied by you

Refreshments supplied by The Open Door.
Venue The Open Door, 7 Windsor Road Pinetown

The cost of the course is R2250.00.  If you cannot pay the full amount a deposit is acceptable to secure your place and the balance to be paid by the end of
Of June  2016.

Should you be interested please bring
1 x leverarch file
1 x small pritt and scissors
1 x old YOU magazine

As you will be building a monster please bring
Empty handy andy bottles, coke bottles, string ribbon anything you will need to put it together

Looking forward to a favourable response

CONTENT


Theory

World view, counseling skills, counseling tools, ethical considerations, listening,
reflecting, paraphrasing, Egan Model of counseling, different types of counseling,
telephone counseling, attitude, and body language

Practical skills

Rape, definition and reporting procedure
Domestic violence, domestic violence bill, reporting procedure
Child abuse/incest, definition reporting procedure
Depression, anxiety and mood disorders and suicide
Trauma and crisis management

Personal development

Collage, forgiveness journey, relationships

Methodology

Individual, couples, group case work
Role play
Video overhead
Homework

Application forms may be obtained from The Open Door Crisis Care Centre, 7
Windsor Road, Pinetown or email to thora@opendoor.org.za

A big THANK YOU to the wonderful sponsorship from Heather Fountain and her family

DSC_5677A Wonderful sponsorship from Heather Fountain and her family and she motivated her colleagues at Hirt and Carter to get involved to spoil a child or a family over the Xmas and festive season.  They brought the most amazing stuff but the love and care that was taken to wrap each gift, cover the boxes was done with such love and care.

2016 Training at the Open Door Crisis Care Centre

Home based care and HIV/AIDS courses as well as the first course for lay counselling

Lay Counselling

starting 30th January 2016  to 19th March 2016

Home Based Care

1st Course 15th January 2016 to 18th march 2016

2nd course 5th August 2016 to 7th October 2016

HIV/AIDS Course

6th May 2016 to 8th July 2016 – only one this year

For further information please contact The Open Door Crisis Care Centre

031 709 2679 or Thelma@opendoor.org.za

Amazing support from Sarnia Primary School

Amazing support from Sarnia Primary School –  with this incredible  generous gift of food as well as #xmas #gifts  we were able to share with 100 men and women in the #community. Thank you to the awesome Principal Peter O’Neil , teachers, parents and learners who have gone out of their way to make this a special time for #families.

For many it will possibly be the only gift or food they will receive this festive season.

Amazing support from Sarnia Primary School