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The Accidental Counsellor workshop (2 day)

February 27 @ 8:30 am - February 28 @ 4:30 pm

The Accidental Counsellor workshop aims to provide non counsellors with a range of skills to work effectively with people who may be distressed, agitated or in crisis.  This course draws on Lifeline's vast experience in crisis counselling.  The training gives participants a practical framework for managing these issues, while achieving a sense of structure and confidence.  The safety and well being of an Accidental Counsellor is addressed in the session on Self Care.  Participants who complete the training will receive…

7 Steps to Safety Workshop

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This free, 3-hour interactive workshop is for anyone who works with families, caregivers and communities and wants to engage them in discussions and planning around children's safety. 7 Steps to Safety is a Territory-designed, flexible and child-friendly kit that aims to help families give their children the skills and confidence to feel, and be, safe at home and in other environments. Contact and organiser: Meron Looney, NAPCAN 8942 2254/0411 737 630

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention/Mandatory Reporting Workshop

March 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Essential knowledge for anyone working or volunteering with children and young people. This free, 3-hour interactive workshop looks at roles and responsibilities in the prevention of child abuse and neglect; definitions of child abuse and neglect, including recognising harm indicators and protective factors; mandatory reporting roles and responsibilities; and responding to disclosures of child abuse and neglect.

Child Safe Organisations Workshop

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

In light of the Royal Commission we know that it is critical to embed a child safe culture into every single organisation that has anything to do with children or young people, either directly or indirectly. This means that every member of an organisation needs to understand their role in keeping children safe and preventing child abuse and neglect. This is a brand new 3.5-hour interactive workshop designed to help all organisations to keep children and young people safe. The…

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

March 6 @ 8:30 am - March 7 @ 4:30 pm

ASIST is a 2 day interactive workshop, founded on the principle that everyone can make a difference in preventing suicide.  The more people in the community who have suicide intervention training, the more likely it is they will be able to identify someone at risk and intervene to keep them safe.  The training provides participants with the confidence to ask about suicide and know what action to take.  By learning to recognise and assess someone with thoughts of suicide, participants…

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) workshop – 2 days

March 13 @ 8:30 am - March 14 @ 4:30 pm

This course teaches first aid skills for adult members of the public to give initial help to adolescents experiencing mental health problems, in a mental health crisis situation, or in the early stages of mental illness. The fourth edition YMHFA course is based on the international MHFA Guidelines.  Mental Health problems and crises covered include depression, anxiety problems, eating disorders, psychosis, substance abuse problems, suicidal thoughts and behaviours, non-suicidal self-injury, panic attacks, traumatic events, severe psychotic states, severe effects from…

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Industrial Relations for Community Sector Employers

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

"Our people are our greatest strength…" It seems like the ground rules for employing people properly are constantly changing.  And that’s because they are constantly changing – through legislation, changes to awards and agreements, and case law that reinterprets the rules. Getting your employment arrangements right is essential if you want to be able to focus your energy on the mission of your organisation.  Getting your employment arrangements wrong can mean huge costs – not just money but also time,…

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The Equal Remuneration Order: Your Budget and Your Funding

March 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

NGOs need to be able to calculate for themselves the costs associated with the Equal Remuneration Order (ERO) as part of their budget submissions for funding, and to ensure they are paying staff correctly. This short workshop will take you through: How the ERO works, and why, Who is covered by the ERO, Using the right transitional award and classification, Step by step process for calculating pay rates using the ERO, and Answering the question - will the modern award…

Domestic and Family Violence Work Aware workshop

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Domestic and Family Violence Work Aware workshop is a three hour workshop to assist managers, supervisors, teams leaders, human resources personnel and other employees respond to the impact of domestic and family violence at work.  The training includes: an understanding of what domestic and family violence is, how to recognise the signs in victims of DFV and make appropriate referrals to specialist services responding to disclosure, identifying risks and supporting victims to maintain their employment while addressing the violence…

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