Training courses in speech and language therapy
We offer a range of short continuing professional development courses for qualified speech and language therapists, on topics such as adult stammering therapy, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy, effective counselling skills and prioritisation and assertiveness skills.
We can also offer bespoke and onsite professional training to teams on the above topics. Please contact us to discuss your needs.
In addition, we offer an introductory two-day workshop, ‘Speech and language therapy as a career’, for people interested in becoming a speech and language therapist.
We regularly organise stimulating and highly popular one-day conferences. Watch the highlights from our 2016 conference, Stammering Pride and Prejudice
Want to know more? Contact us by email: [email protected] or telephone: 020 7492 2579.
Course Date: Mon 29 Jan 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis 2-day interactive course is for speech and language therapists who wish to advance their stammering therapy skills with adults who stammer, and will cover topics such as stammering modification work, cluttering, acquired stammering as well as case discussion.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £199.00
Course Date: Mon 19 Feb 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop your personal and professional effectiveness by learning and practising key prioritisation and assertiveness skills. This course will help you to improve your time management and to communicate more confidently in a variety of workplace situations.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Mon 26 Feb 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDesigned for speech and language therapists, this five-day interactive workshop will cover assessment and selection, block modification, interiorised stammering, art therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy. Opportunity to practise teaching techniques to clients included. This course runs between February 26 - March 2, with a follow-up day on October 8.Full fee: £579.00Senior fee: £579.00Concession: £579.00
Course Date: Thu 22 Mar 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe two major goals of ACT are acceptance of experience that is out of personal control and taking committed action towards living a valued life. On this workshop you'll learn how this is achieved and ACT's relevance to speech and language therapy.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £199.00
Course Date: Thu 3 May 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn the elements of mindfulness-based stress management and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Experience a range of mindfulness practices. Background theory is included and relevance for clients and therapist well-being benefits will be explored.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £199.00
Course Date: Fri 25 May 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetTo what extent does SLT unwittingly perpetuate public- and self-stigma for people who stammer? This thought-provoking workshop will explore this question drawing on disability theory, stammering activism and the experiences of people currently developing novel ways of taking pride in and celebrating the uniqueness of the stammered voice. You’ll come away with ideas on how you can adapt your own practice in light of this radical way of viewing stammering and stammering therapy.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £99.00Concession: £99.00
Course Date: Tue 5 Jun 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetInterested in becoming a speech and language therapist? This workshop covers training courses in the UK, what the job involves, career structure, pay and hints for a successful interview, plus the opportunity to meet clients.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £99.00Concession: £60.00
Course Date: Mon 11 Jun 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDesigned for SLTs working with any client group, this interactive workshop will help you develop practical counselling skills. Topics include developing the therapeutic relationship, boundaries, ways of responding, paraphrasing, reflecting, questioning, immediacy, self disclosure and loss.Full fee: £369.00Senior fee: £369.00Concession: £369.00
Course Date: Tue 26 Jun 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis interactive and experiential workshop will explore creative and effective ways to run conversation groups with people with aphasia. There will be contributions from service users and opportunities to observe examples of activities and resources used at Build.Full fee: £109.00Senior fee: £109.00Concession: £109.00