Advanced Skills in Advice


UPDATE MAY 2020: Learning to Advise and other face-to-face courses, are postponed until at least the start of September 2020.

Cost: Members – £99, Voluntary sector £125 + VAT, all others £145 + VAT

“Definitely recommended. Very interactive. great to take some time and constructively reflect on my practice”

Natasha Pearce, Terrence Higgins Trust

“Great course…trainer very knowledgeable”

Brian Taylor Cardiff Metropolitan University

This practical one-day course is for experienced advice practitioners wishing to reflect on their personal practice and explore alternative approaches to helping people.

Learning outcomes

  • Review and apply the 6 stage advice process and the key skills within it
  • Define types of adviser models and techniques for helping people
  • Develop greater self-­awareness

Proposed Content: What is effective advice?

  • Review of the six stage process
  • What are the key skills and approaches that help us to advise challenging clients?
  • What does an effective adviser look like?
  • Ways of approaching advice

What sort of adviser are you?

  • Organisational culture & its impact on work practice
  • Transference & displacement as psychological phenomena in advice work
  • Staying well, staying happy

Tools & techniques for effective de­‐briefing after challenging situations

  • How to embed a practice of reflection and team-­‐support

To make a booking, please complete the booking form attached below and forward to us at AdviceUK, 101E Universal House, 88-94 Wentworth Street, London, E1 7SA or send it by email to 

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