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Managing Resistant Clients

Learn to identify resistance in clients and the techniques for effective handling. Develop an understanding of resistance including its definition, its misidentification and its positive side. Explore potential mistakes made by counselors to foster resistance in clients, the alternative perspective of resistance and how to develop a personal philosophy for dealing with resistant clients.

This course can be applied to the Professional Certificate in Human Services.

Who Should Attend

Licensed therapists, social workers, teachers, counselors, psychologists, health care professionals, shelter workers, youth care workers and more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Learn effective techniques for dealing with resistant clients
  • Explore how interactions can foster resistance
  • Gain an understanding of the meaning behind resistance
  • Develop insights into the definition of resistance


Lunch provided

Dates and locations to be announced.


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