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Short course on Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP)

Aim:

  • To equip EAP-co-ordinators with the necessary knowledge and skills in order to promote the EAP in their work environments

Course structure and objectives:
Delegates should be able to:

  • define and to contextualise the EAP;
  • understand the rationale and functions of the EAP;
  • know and apply the standards of an EAP;
  • understand the role of the EAP-co-ordinator;
  • distinguish between EAP and Organisational Development;
  • know the EAP and the law;
  • do supervisory training within EAP-context;
  • understand the therapeutic component of the EAP;
  • market the EAP and formulate a marketing plan;
  • evaluate the EAP;
  • design an evaluation procedure.

Scheduled dates for 2017:

Pretoria:

28-31 March 2017

4-7 July 2017

3-6 October 2017

Port Elizabeth:

23-26 October 2017

Cape Town:

6-9 November 2017

Durban:

20-23 November 2017

Bloemfontein:

4-7 December 2017

Course leader:
Prof LS Terblanche
Tel: 012 420-3292
Fax: 012 420-2093
E-mail: [email protected]

Contact person:
Samedah Davis
E-mail: [email protected]
 

Advanced short course on Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP)

Aim:
  • To provide delegates having a solid base in the EAP field, with advanced knowledge on the commercial components of the EAP. Delegates are equipped to focus on the business aspects of managing their EAPs.
Course structure and objectives:

Delegates should be able to:
  • administer EAP administration;
  • understand the business component of the EAP;
  • apply different pricing models in the EAP field;
  • design strategies for Return of Investment.
Scheduled dates for 2017:
 

Pretoria:

10-12 May 2017

11-13 October 2017

Port Elizabeth:

15-17 November 2017

East London:

22-24 November 2017


Course leader:
Prof LS Terblanche
Tel: 012 420 3292
Fax: 012 420 2093
E-mail: [email protected]

Contact person:
Shameda Davis
E-mail: [email protected]
 

Short course on Employee Wellness

Aim:

  • To provide delegates with advanced knowledge on Employee Wellness Programmes. Delegates should have professional training and be tasked to promote wellness in the workplace.
Course structure and objectives:
After completion of this course, delegates would be able to:
  • conduct a wellness survey;
  • build a business case for wellness;
  • gain management support;
  • serve as a role model;
  • integrate services and efforts; and
  • monitor and celebrate success.

Admission requirements:
Prospective delegates should at least have a 3-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Should these not be met, each individual case will be assessed on merit.

Scheduled dates for 2017

Pretoria:

5-7 April 2017

11-13 October 2017

Course leader:
Prof LS Terblanche
Tel: 012 420 3292
Fax: 012 420 2093
E-mail: [email protected]

Contact person:
Shamedah Davis
E-mail: [email protected]

 

Short course on Supervision in the Helping Professions

Aim:
  • To empower delegates, supervisors and potential supervisors - employed within non-government organisations, companies, public service departments or service-rendering organisations in the social service professions - with relevant knowledge, skills and attitude concerning supervision based on appropriate values in the helping professions

Delegates have to be professionally qualified to enrol for the short course certificate.

Scheduled dates for 2017:


To be announced.

Course leader:
Prof LS Terblanche
Tel: 012 420 3292
Fax: 012 420 2093
E-mail: [email protected]

Contact person:
Thandeka Sibiya at CE at UP
E-mail: [email protected]

 

Short course in HIV and AIDS Counselling and Management (presented in conjunction with the Centre for the Study of AIDS, UP)

Aim:

  • To empower counsellors with knowledge and skills to intervene in the challenging field of HIV/AIDS

Course structure and objectives:
Delegates should be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of the basic facts of HIV/AIDS;
  • demonstrate knowledge and skill in pre- and post-test HIV-counselling;
  • understand the concept of living positively;
  • manage HIV/AIDS in the workplace;
  • understand the psychosocial impact on those infected or affected by HIV/AIDS and the role of long-term counselling;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the needs of a person at the “end of life” stage.

Scheduled dates for 2017:

To be announced.

Course leader:
Dr C L Carbonatto
Tel: 420-2410
Fax: 420-2093
E-mail: [email protected]

Contact person:
Thandeka Sibiya at CE at UP
E-mail: [email protected]

Short course: Management and Administration in the Social Service Professions

Aim

  • To provide delegates representing the social service professions with the necessary managerial skills.

Course structure and objectives
Delegates should be able to:

  • understand the ethics of management;
  • understand the managerial functions;
  • compile and analyse reports in the context of social services; and
  • understand financial principles related to income and balance sheets.
Scheduled dates for 2017:

To be announced.

Course leader:
Prof LS Terblanche
Tel: 420-3292
Fax: 420-2093
E-mail: [email protected]

Contact person:
Thandeka Sibiya at CE at UP
E-mail: [email protected]
 

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