Introduction to person-centred communication skills in groups

An introduction to communications skills which are required for the effective facilitation of groupwork.
The training will provide participants with an appreciation of the practice of communication skills when working with therapeutic groups.This course is a pre-requisite of the ‘Developing and Enhancing Person-Centred Skills in Groups’ module.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • recall the style and ‘spirit’ in the helping 
  • demonstrate general communication skills to guide 
conversation in groups and to support individuals’ exploration of self
  • demonstrate the use of different strategies to explore and strengthen 

Aimed At

Drug workers, housing workers, social workers, GPs, nurses, teachers and mental health workers.


Commissioned – please contact Richard Bloodworth ( for more information.


Two days