Age Range: KS3 KS4
A clear and comprehensive programme for those wishing to set up peer counselling in their school. The first section raises awareness of the benefits and can be used in PSHE lessons. Section two comprises a specific training programme for use with small groups of students identified as potential counsellors. Introductory pages give excellent teacher support.
Topics include: What is peer counselling?; Why peer counselling in our school?; Qualities, responsibilities and commitment of a peer counsellor; Confidentiality contract; The role of the peer counsellor; What makes a good listener?; Dealing with a client's problems; Creating a climate of trust.