EP Training and Staff Development Programs

 Empower Pacific has committed to set up an infrastructure of counselling services in Fiji and 12 other Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICT’s).  Since 2011, Empower Pacific has being recognized as Training Institute with Fiji Higher Education Commission and forms a very integral part of Empower Pacific’s service delivery.

The training programs

  • Basic Counselling Skills for Work in the Field of HIV and other STI’s (10 days Training)
  • Diploma In Counselling (18 Months)

Regional Initiative

In collaboration with Secretariat of Pacific Community (SPC) and funding through Global Fund, Empower Pacific expanded its training services in 12 other PICT’s.  Since 2010, Empower Pacific has been training Health Care Workers (HCW) in “Basic Counselling Skills for Work in the Field of HIV and other STI’s” followed by capacity building HIV Counselling and Testing sites in the region.

Also through Response Fund initiative, 24 HCW from 12 PICT’s completed Diploma In Counselling. Empower Pacific will continue to support regional partners and countries in setting up of an infrastructure of counselling services in the region.

Diploma In Counselling

In partnership with Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors (AIPC), Empower Pacific is also offering Diploma In Counselling, a internationally accredited qualification.  It is an 18 months course with extensive focus on experiential learning. The course is facilitated by experienced Trainers and Clinical Supervisors with many years of counselling and clinical experience. 

For more information and details of the course, please get in touch.