Listening Skills Training

This training session will help you to understand what is meant by “listening” in the context of the role of a Community Health Champion.

Many people think that “listening” is as simple as hearing someone else speak. But in reality, it’s less hearing, more listening. Without being able to really listen to someone, messages can be easily misunderstood or misinterpreted. This can cause a breakdown in communication. Listening is a process that requires effort.

Listening is about processing what you are hearing and understanding how that information is being shared, be it through words, tone of voice, or body language. It is about interpreting what you are being told; being aware of both verbal and non-verbal messages.

This 90-minute course with Health Literacy Matters will help you to develop the skills you need to be an effective Community Health Champion. It will equip you with the listening skills to share key information and, local and national health-related messaging to help improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Stoke-on-Trent.

We will announce further dates for this training in the near future. If you have any questions about this training, please email [email protected]

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