telephone counselling

telephone counselling

The provision of advice and moral support to a person with a particular need by a group of either volunteers or a paid staff, with some level of experience and/or expertise in the area of interest.

Examples
Crisis intervention (e.g., for suicide, HIV infection, addiction disorders).
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Funding of pounds 29,988 will be used for face to face and telephone counselling, helpline services and support and counselling to recent victims and victims of historic cases, including childhood sexual abuse.
To provide volunteer training and development in order to enhance telephone counselling and support services to individuals and families in need.
But 11 years after Libby, 51, of Edwardsville, joined a struggling telephone counselling service she is now managing director of a counselling organisation with 13 paid staff and 22 highly-qualified volunteer counsellors.
The charity ChildLine Cymru/Wales based in Rhyl wants people to staff its free telephone counselling service for children and young people needing comfort,advice and protection.
The services are provided at the organisation's city centre offices, while home visits and telephone counselling are also available.
It isn't an easy situation for you but I think you might find the telephone counselling service offered by the Step-family Association will help you to view things in a better light and hopefully resolve this unhappy situation.
TELEPHONE counselling service Connect which helps adults who were abused in childhood is to extend its hours during Christmas.
A significant number of people respond to short-term face-to-face or telephone counselling when you get to them early," the Courier Mail quoted him as saying.
The Wales Centre for Consumer Credit Counselling in Cathedral Road, Cardiff, will give free advice to borrowers in financial difficulty, with face-to-face or telephone counselling.
The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, providing immediate access to telephone counselling day or night.
MORE volunteers are being sought by the Samaritans of Northumbria organisation which provides a 24-hour telephone counselling service for suicidal, lonely and depressed people.
One of the main successes has been a telephone counselling service to help people suffering from stress.

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