SDC workshop boosts capacities of counsellors

April 09, 2014 - 1:28:20 pm

DOHA: The Social Development Center (SDC) boosted counselling skills of 42 local practitioners at a DiSC career counselling and vocational training workshop held at its headquarters here.

DiSC is an online personal assessment tool used to improve work productivity, teamwork and communications.

Attendees from Hamad Bin Khalifa University, the Supreme Education Council, Bedaya Center, Al Noor Institute for the Blind and the social services department of Hamad Medical Corporation picked up counselling and career guidance tips at the workshop held in collaboration with the Centre of Global Innovation, SDC said Wednesday.

SDC Executive Director Amal Al Mannai honoured the counsellor who conducted the course.

"The SDC provides top quality training as per Qatar National Vision 2030."

"We strive through these workshops to guide and assist individuals when choosing a profession that is in line with their capabilities."

"We ensure that we put the right person in the right place," she said.

Such workshops that match international standards, give participants insights into their own behavioural strengths and challenges through DiSC and helps them relate to others, she said.

SDC regularly conducts such workshops, awareness programmes and development initiatives which help better capacities of community members, she added. (QNA)