A Peer Counselling course suitable for Years 11, 12 and 13 students. The course, which can be delivered by teachers and other adults, focuses on basic counselling and active listening techniques. It can be used to improve emotional health, reduce bullying and improve behaviour in your school.
The course includes:
- Active listening techniques
- Blocks to communicating and how to avoid them
- Confidentiality and when to break it
- Being empathetic
- Dealing with bullying
- Setting up a scheme
- Attitudes and values
- Referring on
- Trust games
Peer counselling has proved a very successful mechanism to help young people in many schools. This publication will help a school develop its own peer counseling programme quickly and efficiently.