ACCORD Marriage Education Facilitator
Are you interested in becoming a Marriage Education Facilitator with Ireland’s leading provider of Marriage Preparation Programmes?
Would you like, as part of a team, to meet couples preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage in the Catholic Church and share part of their very special journey?
Our training will provide you with A Special Purpose Award from the Pontifical University,
St Patrick’s College Maynooth on successful completion of the Certificate Initial Training Programme
ACCORD Facilitators work as a team, with groups, encouraging couples to engage in conversation with each other, discuss relevant topics, and consider their future plans.
This is all done in a very secure, confidential, non threatening environment.
The role of Facilitator is to act as an impartial presence, assisting and guiding the group process. He /She will facilitate and manage group activities and discussions
Couples are involved in this process at whatever level is comfortable for them. Facilitators will not meet with the couples individually or get involved in personal discussions. If issues arise as a result of the group work, facilitators will offer information or referral to another ACCORD service.
Marriage and Relationship Counsellor
Are you interested in becoming a Marriage and Relationship Counsellor with Ireland’s leading provider of counselling to couples and individuals?
Are you a good communicator? Do you enjoy interacting with people? Have you the capacity to be respectful towards others at all times? Are you a good listener? Are you open minded? Are you warm and genuine? Can you listen to others without making judgments about them? Have you the ability to see situations from other peoples’ perspectives? Are you able to support others to make their own decisions? Have you the ability to maintain confidentiality?
Are you open to learning and to further developing self awareness?
Do you have the time to commit to attending training, to study and to complete assignments involved ?
On completion of training will you have the time to see clients, attend monthly meetings, supervision and continuing professional development?
Our counsellor training programmes will enable you to achieve:
A Higher Diploma In Counselling (Marriage and Relationship) validated by the Pontifical University, St Patrick’s College Maynooth
A Certificate in Couple Counselling awarded by ACCORD
on successful completion of the ACCORD Associate Counsellor Training Programme