Mental Health Education and Resource Centre

Interpersonal Skills to Ensure Safe, Effective and Supportive Relationships


Course Type: Introductory | Course Level: Four | Catering: Refreshments provided

Our lives rely on effective interpersonal skills both personally and professionally. This course aims to give you those skills to effect and support good relationships.

The following skills will be explained and learnt utilizing theory and practice based learning:
• Personal values and beliefs
• Personal stress management and assertiveness
• Conflict management
• Managing boundaries
• Identifying own role within the supportive relationship

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Explore self (values and beliefs) in relation to impact on others in order to develop and maintain supportive relationships
• Examine and understand safe boundaries within both the extent and limitations of your role
• Explore effective self-management in relation to stress and conflict

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Working with Families/Whānau
• Working with Communities
• Challenging Stigma and Discrimination 
• Professional and Personal Development

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