University of Malta

Degree Plus Befriending Programme
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This course gives the opportunity to students to provide friendship and social support to service users with mental health issues as part of the Befriending Volunteer Programme organized by Mt Carmel Hospital Psychological Services, Health Directorate. It is open for students who have already developed basic communication and helping skills as part of their training, namely students in their final years of their course at the Faculties for Social Wellbeing, Medicine and Surgery or Health Sciences. Students will be expected to give one to two hours per week to a befriended (a service user with mental health issues) to develop a one to one relationship and engage in a range of experiences and activities together. Activities may involve going out for a coffee and a chat, going out for a walk, eating out, a cultural visit, cinema, shopping, or accompanying befriendee to an appointment Students will be provided with training, guidance and supervision/mentoring during the whole programme.
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(Staff) Payment Return Sheet
Return sheet to be filled in with working hours for part-time members of staff who do not have a Tpost or who have read a dissertation.
Last Updated: 4 July 2016

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