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Pastoral Training Courses

Central Counselling & Training Service (CCTS) runs several courses each year for those involved in pastoral care in the church, workplace or community setting. CCTS's approach is Christ-centred and holistic, and their training will help to better equip you for your pastoral role.

For more information about CCTS and its courses, or to apply for a course, please visit the CCTS website.

Upcoming Courses:

Caring for the Bereaved
This is a one-day workshop that will help anyone who finds themselves supporting bereaved people, whether that is as a leader, pastoral worker, friend, neighbour or colleague. The course will cover the topics: Understanding Bereavement, The Grief Process, Family Dynamics, and How to Help (or Hinder!).

Where: Central Hall, St. Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NF. 
When: 10am-4pm, Saturday 23rd February.
Cost: £35 (includes refreshments, notes and a certifcate of attendance. Lunch is not provided).
Course Trainer: Nicola Symes.
For the full details or to apply for the course: Please go to the course page on the CCTS website.
For more information: Please email training@ccts-southampton.org, or phone 023 8038 5247. 


CCTS also offer several counselling training courses which may also be relevant to those involved in pastoral care. You can see all these upcoming courses on our Counselling Training Courses page.