Befriending for Beginners


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Are you interested in becoming a befriender or would you like to know more about what it means to befriend somebody?

This course will provide an understanding of what it means to befriend someone and how your companionship can make a big difference to somebody’s life.

Our befriending for beginners course will provide you with information regarding the:

  • Definition of befriending and the befriending process
  • Role and qualities of a befriender
  • Benefits involved of being a mentor
  • Confidentiality and boundaries to be considered
  • Adult safeguarding

Duration: Half day

Contact: Irina Jarrett-Thorpe on Irina.jarrett-Thorpe@vckc.org.uk or call 0208 960 3722 for further information.