TRAINING

Registration for Training is closed for Spring 2020. Please check back at the beginning of the Fall 2020 term.

 

Who is Invited?

Any member of the Cornell Community who wants to:

  •     Become a better listener

  •     Gain valuable life skills in becoming more emotionally self-aware

  •     Acquire confidence and skill in communicating with others

  •     Prepare to become a counselor

  •     Make friends from across campus

  •     Build your resume

  •     Learning outcomes that support personal growth and professional development

  •     Confident and capable leaders are skilled in emphatic listening and communication skills

 

Training Overview

EARS Training supports a variety of student interests. The skill presented help enhance the quality of one's personal relationship with themselves an others. The curriculum of training is centered on building blocks and having a solid foundation. Beginning Training must be completed before enrollment in Advanced. For more specific questions about training, please contact ears@cornell.edu

Registration

Registrations for Training is closed for Spring 2020. Please check back at the beginning of the Fall 2020 term.

Everyone in the EARS community starts at the Beginning Level. If you have never taken or completed a semester of EARS training before, please select Beginning on the sign up form.

 

Beginning

  • 11 weeks - Mondays 7-9pm at RPCC, Multi-Purpose Room

  • Introduces a comprehensive counseling skills model

  • Interactive workshops, skits, games & small group discussions

  • Lots of opportunities to practice & get feedback

 

Advanced (Pre-requisite: Completion of Beginning Training)

  • 11 weeks - Mondays 7-9:30 pm at Anabel Taylor Hall

  • Builds on Beginning level skills through practice counselling sessions

  • Features presentations by campus & community experts

  • Topics include: multi-cultural counseling, relationship dynamics, eating disorders, substance abuse, self-harm, suicide prevention, and more

  • Upon completion of Advanced Training, trainees may qualify for the evaluation to become a counselor

 

Intensive (Pre-requisite: Completion of Beginning & Advanced Training)

  • 5 weeks - Meeting times are individually assigned

  • Trainees are matched with two mentors and receive extensive practice sessions with feedback

  • Upon completion of Intensive Training, trainees may qualify for the evaluation to become a counselor

 

The training helped me to be more confident that I can create a space for someone else's pain and that I can hang in there and know what to do to help the person in front of me to feel safe speaking to me.

    - EARS trainee, Spring 2016

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