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  • 15/10/2024
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Seaforde Room
    Skainos Centre
    239 Newtownards Road
    BT4 1AF
  • Standard Course
    From £15 +VAT

Befriending Training Workshop

Befriending can reduce social isolation and loneliness by improving wellbeing. This 2-hour Befriending Training Workshop will cover the following points, for those interested in befriending and/or becoming a befriender:

  • What is Befriending?

  • Benefits of Befriending

  • Effective Communication Skills

    –  Body language and tone

    –  Face-to-face vs Telephone

    –  Use of questions

  • Boundaries


Your trainer will be Victoria O’Neill who is Chair of Befriending Network NI.

Once completed, participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance and a FREE Befriending Top Tips publication.

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