Developing Helpline Skills is recommended for helpline workers; volunteers and call handlers who have completed the Level 1- Essential Helpline Skills course and have some prior helpline experience. This course will give you the skills to understand challenging calls; how to respond and engage using empathic listening whilst maintaining appropriate professional boundaries
Helplines Partnership is the membership body for organisations that provide information, support or advice via phone, email, text or online. We have around 350 members in the UK and internationally from large national charities to small local and specialist charities as well as some businesses. We are committed to supporting organisations that provide non-face-to-face advice, support and information to improve general wellbeing. We offer training, a Helplines Standard, and consultancy to help build sustainability and promote excellence, choice and accessibility for everyone.