HELLO, WE CARE
Trinity Western offering "Listen Up!" Crisis Line Training course November 3
For a small course fee you can be on the way to helping people in the community in a big way.
TELECARE CRISIS & CARING LINE, ABBOTSFORD—WEBSITE IMAGES
lot of us believe
we can multitask, but research indicates we half-task, meaning we split our
attention between our screens and the people beside us. This is one reason we
believe that listening well has become increasingly challenging.
“So we asked ourselves, how might we make a difference, and Listen Up! is our answer," commented Bill Strom, board chair of Telecare Crisis & Caring Line, Abbotsford.
While Telecare has been providing emotional support on the lines since 1989 with over 2000 calls per year, Listen Up! is new.
designed it for people who help people, and for anyone seeking to support
friends and family,” Strom added. The workshop integrates psychological
research, counselling skills, biblical perspective, and insights into
Attendees can expect a lively environment, engaging curriculum, videos, role plays, activities, and discussion.
One attendee said, “I feel like I now have the right kit and resources to listen to people with an open heart.”
Organizations that wish to sponsor the workshop on location may get in contact through the Telecare website here.
Telecare is a registered non-profit under the BC Society Act.
The next Listen Up! workshop is Saturday, November 3, 2018, at Northview Community Church in Abbotsford, 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.