ACS Communication in Helping Relationships

ACS - Communication in Helping Relationships

College program in Northern Quebec

Cegep Marie-Victorin is providing a credited training program developed specifically for workers in the health and social services field. This training program is created for employees of the DYP, social services, rehabilitation services in Nunavik and the community organizations.

  • Understand job functions in helping relationships
  • Communicate with clients and members of a work team
  • Gather information about a person’s behaviour and/or situation
  • Communicate with persons in crisis situations
  • Protect one’s personal well-being
  • Apply the competencies developed in the Communication in Helping Relationships program

For this credited program, the students are supervised individually by experienced trainers of Cegep Marie-Victorin.

For health, social services and community-based organization workers who want to improve:

  • Communication with clients and members of a work team
  • Communication techniques in crisis/suicidal situations, professional development and personal well-being

Professional Integration Training offered

The objective of this training is to develop communication skills and competencies in helping relationships.

The Professional Integration Training is provided in English; it starts in September and continues through April, with each group session lasting for three days. The duration of the P.I. Training depends on the pace of each participant. Every session includes group activities and individual work. Topics covered include developmental psychology, communication within a team and with individual clients, communication techniques in crisis/suicidal situations and professional development.

At the end of each session, students will be required to present their practical work and a learning journal is used to allow trainers to follow the development of each student.

Contact us

514-325-0150, ext. 2064