Specialization in vitality training

Vitality training combines personal growth and counselling education. The programme aims to enhance the students' self-awareness and self-esteem. It provides knowledge of and experience in the use of various counselling methods.

1 year part time
Oslo
Supported by Lånekassen
Application date 15.04.2018
30 credits

Communication that enhances coping abilities

Would you like to become a skilful counsellor for individuals and groups? Do you want to explore new aspects of yourself and discover what is important to you?

Through mindfulness and communication that enhances coping abilities, vitality training provides a theoretic understanding for and experience in communicating in ways that enhance coping abilities based on confluent pedagogy and phenomenology.

Lead your own courses

After you have completed this programme, you will be qualified to lead courses in vitality training for individuals with various, complex health issues. You will enhance your general communication- and counselling skills. And you will have experienced the importance of practising mindfulness in your own life.

Jeg hadde tatt dette studiet på nytt uten å blunke. Har du lyst på personlig utvikling eller å bli enda bedre i å møte mennesker i din arbeidshverdag og i ditt hverdagsliv, så ikke nøl med å søke på livsstyrketrening.

Borghild Aarskog Myhre, tidligere student ved livsstyrketrening

What do you learn?

  • To lead various exercises in mindfulness
  • Communication- and counselling methods that enhance coping abilities
  • To use yourself as a tool in communication and counselling
  • Connections between thoughts, emotions, the body and life experiences
  • Stress and coping with stress
  • Groups- and group processes
  • Theories about health promoting pedagogy

Target group

The Specialization programme in Vitality Training targets professionals who wish to specialize in counselling and rehabilitation, regardless of their background: occupational therapist, physical therapist, sports educator, doctor, minister, psychologist, social worker, nurse, preschool teacher or teacher. You may also be a professional within special health services, rehabilitation, NAV (the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration) work- or public medicine or kindergartens and schools.

Do you seek personal development or wish to improve your interpersonal communication skills at your workplace and in your everyday life? If the answer is yes, vitality training is the programme for you.

Videreutdanning i livsstyrketrening

Organization

This is a part-time programme of one year. It is arranged through tree joint sessions per semester, from Wednesday to Friday, totally six joint sessions. Wednesdays and Fridays are full days and on Fridays the session ends at approximately 3.00 p.m. Written assignments must be submitted on itslearning in between the joint sessions. An oral examination is scheduled in May.

Facts about part time

Application deadline

15. April 2018

Language of instruction

Norwegian

Study program and semester fee

Part time, 2017–2018

Semester fee: NOK 460
Copy fee / student council: NOK 270
Study fee: NOK 14000
Total per semester: Kr 14730

Part time, 2018–2019

Semester fee: NOK 460
Copy fee / student council: NOK 270
Study fee: NOK 14000
Total per semester: Kr 14730

All fees are in the Norwegian krone. Read more about study program and semester fee.

Heidi Zangi

Academic questions?

Heidi Zangi
associate professor
Oslo
+4722451933
heidi.zangi@vid.no

Helle Nærø

Questions about admission?

Helle Nærø
Oslo
+4722451922
opptak@vid.no

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Read the admission requirements before you apply

Søker må ha minst 3-årig bachelorutdanning eller tilsvarende, og minst to års praksis innen medisin, helse-, sosial- eller trygdefag etter endt utdanning.

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