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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Mrs Moriarty received telephone counselling from the Healthy Minds therapy service.
short term structured telephone counselling, where required.
The Macular Society's regional manager, Jamie Cuthbertson, shared information on local services and practical support, including the information and advice service, telephone counselling service, volunteer run services and support groups.
Furthermore, the Ministry has launched several new initiatives, such as relationship workshops for newlyweds in the first five years of marriage and a confidential telephone counselling service focused at resolving family issues.
The ministry has launched several new initiatives, such as relationship workshops for newly-weds in the first five years of marriage and a confidential telephone counselling service focused on resolving family issues.
"We have already provided PS142,000 to Missing People charity to increase awareness and use of their support services, including their 24-hour helpline, textsafe facility and telephone counselling service." ?
Additionally, you get access to our 24/7 telephone counselling and GP services and can even have prescriptions delivered to you at home, at work or while you are on holiday.
Telephone counselling services have expanded worldwide since the 1960s and form an essential part of community healthcare (Bobevski, Holgate & McLennan, 1997; Reese, Conoley & Brossart, 2002).
This could mean an issue, which could have been resolved through telephone counselling, may escalate into a bigger issue, requiring more health resources.
A TELEPHONE counselling service for adults abused in childhood has extended its opening hours over the Christmas period.
According to the website of Cardiff and Vale Action for Mental Health, CADT offers a number of support services: individual, couple and |family counselling; community care assess-|ment and care management social work service; telephone counselling; | information on local |agencies; consultation for profes-| sionals and public; training courses; | family support devel-|opment worker; and, Strengthening Families |programme for parents/ carers and their youth aged 10-14.
ChildLine, the UK's first telephone counselling service for children, was founded in 1986 and gets a million calls a year from youngsters worried about issues including abuse, bullying, divorce, pregnancy and drug use.

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