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.
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
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.
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All fees are in Norwegian kroner. Les mer om studie- og semesteravgift.
Organization of the study
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 15:00. Written assignments must be submitted on itslearning in between the joint sessions. An oral examination is scheduled in May.
Sessions fall 2018:
- Session 1: September 19–21 (Week 38)
- Session 2: October 24–26 (Week 43)
- Session 3: December 5–7 (Week 49)
Sessions spring 2019:
- Session 4: February 6–8 (Week 6)
- Session 5: March 20–22 (Week 12)
- Session 6: May 8–10 (Week 19)