Empowerment and healing for women moving on from violence

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About this course: 

This accredited programme provides a comprehensive introduction to the issues involved in working with women recovering from experiences of gendered violence. It is informed by feminist principles and promotes a holistic range of therapeutic techniques and traditional woman-centred ways of healing that seeks inspiration and expression from diverse global cultures. The programme also incorporates the latest advancements in neuroscience to aid understanding of the physiological responses of trauma and the long term impact on women’s’ lives. 

This training programme consists of 10 one-day sessions and comprises a combination of lectures, exercises, role-plays and multimedia. The interactive nature of the course, provides participants with the opportunity to participate in and contribute to the training. As well, participants have the opportunity to learn from each other and the facilitators. 

The programme is accredited by the Open College Network (London Region). The units for this course all are at level three and have 3 credits each. Please note  that in order to qualify for this course, participant will need to be able to complete all units which means attending all 10 days of the course.  

The units are listed below: 

  • Counselling knowledge = 3 crediits

  • Counselling Skills = 3 credits

  • Issues for Survivors = 3 credits

  • Personal Development = 3 credits


  • Day 1: 27 January 2021
  • Day 2: 28 January 2021
  • Day 3: 10 February 2021
  • Day 4: 11 February 2021
  • Day 5: 3 March 2021
  • Day 6: 4 March 2021
  • Day 7: 17 March 2021
  • Day 8: 18 March 2021
  • Day 9: 31 March 2021
  • Day 10: 1 April 2021

There will be two additional dates for assessments in April or May 2021. These dates are yet to be decided. Successful applicants will be informed at the start of the course.

Training date(s)
27 Jan 2021 (10:00am) to
1 Apr 2021 (3:00pm)
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