Training Courses In Speech & Language Therapy at City Lit

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.

  1. Motivational interviewing for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Tue 16 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Motivational Interviewing is a short-term, empathic and practical counselling approach used to support change. It helps us as therapists explore and resolve ambivalence with our clients, while motivating them to make changes in a manner congruent with the client’s own values and concerns. This skills-based workshop will introduce you to a range of motivational interviewing techniques and give you the opportunity to practise them in a safe environment. The course is suitable for speech and language therapists working with any types of client group, carers and families.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £109.00

  2. Speech and language therapy as a career

    Course Date: Tue 8 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
    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

  3. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Wed 16 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
    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

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

    Course Date: Mon 17 Feb 2020
    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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  5. Working with adults who stammer

    Course Date: Mon 24 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed for speech and language therapists, this four-day interactive workshop will cover assessment and selection, stammering modification, interiorised stammering, cluttering, acquired stammering and an introduction to mindfulness. Opportunity to practise teaching techniques to clients included. This course runs for three days, plus a follow-up day in October 2020.
    Full fee: £459.00
    Senior fee: £459.00
    Concession: £459.00

  6. Difference not defect: stammering activism, empowerment and pride

    Course Date: Fri 28 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn more about the social model of disability and stammering pride in a shared and collaborative learning environment.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  7. Counselling skills for recently qualified speech and language therapists

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Mar 2020
    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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  8. Introduction to mindfulness for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Mon 18 May 2020
    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

  9. Acceptance and commitment therapy for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Thu 11 Jun 2020
    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: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £109.00

  10. Facilitating aphasia communication groups

    Course Date: Tue 21 Jul 2020 (and 1 other date)
    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

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