Bower Place is a counselling and research facility in Gawler Place, adjacent to Rundle Mall. TAFE SA delivers a number of community services qualifications through Bower Place, where students have the opportunity to work alongside highly skilled practitioners and clients in the Complex Need Clinic (CNC), developing skills in being first point of contact for clients.
Students gain knowledge, skills and experience within a confidential, professional counselling context, where people are seeking assistance for a wide range of family, relationship, emotional, mental health & behavioural difficulties.
Students generally attend Bower Place one day a week and develop further skills and knowledge through face-to-face workshops, e-learning opportunities and vocational placements in other community services settings.
Bower Place is a real-life community services clinic. Listen to Kelly as she explains how TAFE SA students undergo practical family, youth and community services training in a workplace environment. Students deal with real clients and complex real-life issues whilst working alongside professional practitioners. This hands-on training provides students with the necessary skills to obtain work in the industry.