Contact’s Training Department provides a comprehensive introduction to the world of counselling and related practices including the values, attitudes and skills which can be used in a range of contexts.  

Our strength lies in our experience and ability to tailor make courses to meet your needs.


  We train

  • health workers,
  • social service personnel,
  • members from the teaching
  • medical fraternity practitioners
  • law enforcers such as the victim friendly unit officers (VFU) in the police
  • community workers.
  • Staff of organisations working with communities.
  • NGO staff members


We offer a One-Year Training Course in Systemic Counselling as well as the following short courses:


  • 1 Day workshop in Stress Management
  • 1 Day workshop in Couple Counselling
  • 1 Day workshop in Children’s Rights and Responsibilities.
  • 1-3 Day workshop in Life Skills for Adolescents.
  • 1-3 Day workshop in Suicide Counselling/Prevention
  • 3-5 Day workshop on Basic Counselling Skills
  • 3-5 Day workshop in Basic Skills in Child Counselling
  • 3-5 Day workshop in HIV/AIDS Management.


  • CONTACT offers workshops on the following
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Marital Counseling
  • Bereavement
  • Crisis counselling
  • Conflict counselling
  • Stress and stress management
  • Relaxation
  • Assertiveness