Training courses in speech and language therapy

We offer a range of short continuing professional development courses for qualified speech and language therapists, on topics such as adult stammering therapy, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy, effective counselling skills and prioritisation and assertiveness skills.

We can also offer bespoke and onsite professional training to teams on the above topics. Please contact us to discuss your needs.

In addition, we offer an introductory two-day workshop, ‘Speech and language therapy as a career’, for people interested in becoming a speech and language therapist.

We regularly organise stimulating and highly popular one-day conferences. Watch the highlights from our 2016 conference, Stammering Pride and Prejudice

Want to know more? Contact us by email: speechtherapy@citylit.ac.uk or telephone: 020 7492 2579.

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  1. Acceptance and commitment therapy for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Thu 22 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The two major goals of ACT are acceptance of experience that is out of personal control and taking committed action towards living a valued life. On this workshop you'll learn how this is achieved and ACT's relevance to speech and language therapy.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  2. Advanced working with adults who stammer

    Course Date: Mon 29 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This 2-day interactive course is for speech and language therapists who wish to advance their stammering therapy skills with adults who stammer, and will cover topics such as stammering modification work, cluttering, acquired stammering as well as case discussion.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  3. Counselling skills for recently qualified speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Wed 1 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop and practise a range of essential core counselling skills to help you work with emotional issues you will encounter as an SLT. You will receive feedback and learn through experience and reflective practice. This course is suitable for recently qualified therapists as well as therapists in training.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  4. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Mon 11 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed for SLTs working with any client group, this interactive workshop will help you develop practical counselling skills. Topics include developing the therapeutic relationship, boundaries, ways of responding, paraphrasing, reflecting, questioning, immediacy, self disclosure and loss.
    Full fee: £369.00
    Senior fee: £369.00
    Concession: £369.00

  5. Introduction to mindfulness for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Thu 3 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the elements of mindfulness-based stress management and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Experience a range of mindfulness practices. Background theory is included and relevance for clients and therapist well-being benefits will be explored.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  6. Prioritisation and assertiveness for recently qualified speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Mon 19 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your personal and professional effectiveness by learning and practising key prioritisation and assertiveness skills. This course will help you to improve your time management and to communicate more confidently in a variety of workplace situations.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  7. SLT-facilitated aphasia groups

    Course Date: Tue 26 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This interactive and experiential workshop will explore creative and effective ways to run conversation groups with people with aphasia. There will be contributions from service users and opportunities to observe examples of activities and resources used at City Lit.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £109.00

  8. Speech and language therapy as a career

    Course Date: Tue 24 Oct 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you interested in becoming a speech and language therapist? This two-day workshop gives you all the information you need to know. It covers training courses in the UK, what the job involves, career structure, pay and hints for a successful interview, plus the unique opportunity to meet clients.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

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