This two day course will run over two Saturdays in January 2017 and is suitable for anyone wishing to draw alongside the bereaved, but, in particular, those working within a pastoral care setting. The aim is to equip those willing to invest their time and compassion in the lives of others with the necessary understanding, awareness, attitudes and skills.
The course will involve presentations, group work, discussions, demonstrations and exercises that will give students ample opportunity to practice the skills and apply the principles introduced on the course. Models and theories relating to the grieving journey, practice of active listening skills and examples of how best to facilitate the grieving process will be included.
About the Presenter : Sheila Rae
Before retiring in 2009, Sheila worked within the NHS as a Palliative Care Nurse Specialist. She is a volunteer counsellor with Quiet Waters Charitable Trust, doing both general counselling and bereavement support work. She leads and supervises the bereavement support team within Quiet Waters. Sheila is an elder and the pastoral care team convenor in St Michael's Parish Church, Linlithgow responsible for the training and support of the church visitors and of the church bereavement support team.
Free to Quiet Waters Volunteers
£80 - must be paid prior to the event
Refreshments, snacks, handouts and CPD certificate are included in the price.
Note – lunch is not included.
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Places are limited - 20 maximum, so it is advisable to book early to avoid disappointment.
Terms & Conditions: Payment must be received prior to the event. If you cancel prior to 7 January 2017, you may send a substitute. If you cannot send a substitute, you will be charged a cancellation fee of £40. Please note that delegates who do not cancel prior to 7 January 2017, or who fail to turn up on the day, will be charged the full amount.
Disclaimer: Workshops are provided by third parties. The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the speakers/facilitators are theirs alone. Quiet Waters make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, suitability, or validity of any information presented or provided before and during workshops and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its use.
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