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May 2019

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Workshop

Thursday 2 May @ 8:30 am - Friday 3 May @ 4:30 pm
Lifeline Central Australia, Unit 5 Helm House 40 Bath Street
Alice Springs,NT0870Australia
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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…

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EOI for Sexual and Gender Diversity Stakeholder Group

Wednesday 8 May @ 12:00 am - Wednesday 13 November @ 12:00 am

Relationships Australia NT is looking for expressions of interest to join our Sexual and Gender Diversity Stakeholder Group. This is  a multi-disciplinary consultation group for practitioners and organisations within the NT that work on developing and promoting Gender and Sexual Diversity. The group meets every 6-8 weeks, with meetings lasting approximately 75 minutes. Stakeholders can attend the meeting in Darwin, Katherine or Alice Springs. The three sites are video linked. We are looking for individuals affiliated with organisations or working…

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Older Persons Mental Health First Aid (2 Day)

Wednesday 8 May @ 9:00 am - Thursday 9 May @ 4:00 pm
Carers NT Alice Springs, 1/9 Parsons St
Alice Springs,0870
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$250

Carers NT will be holding OPMHFA training on the 8th & 9th May at our new Alice Springs premises between 9am - 4pm both days. Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until the appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. The Older Persons Mental Health First Aid training is held over 12 hours and on…

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Digital Transformation for Business Leaders

Tuesday 14 May @ 12:00 am
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No industry is immune to the wide ranging impact of "digital" – the ever-changing landscape of new technologies that are rapidly changing how we live and work.  Employment services, community and social services organisations need to adapt to survive. It is up to business leaders to stay abreast of the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation and lead the cultural change needed for your organisation. Jobs Australia is pleased to present a series of exclusive national workshops with Euan Semple, author…

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The Accidental Counsellor workshop (2 day)

Tuesday 14 May @ 8:30 am - Wednesday 15 May @ 4:30 pm
Lifeline Central Australia, Unit 5 Helm House 40 Bath Street
Alice Springs,NT0870Australia
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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 the Accidental Counsellor is addressed in the session on Self Care. Cost: $395 pp (incl GST) for Volunteers,…

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Mindfulness & Managing Stress

Tuesday 21 May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Level 1 Jock Nelson Building, 16 Hartley Street
Alice Springs,
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$89

What’s it all about? Stress is not necessarily negative. Excessive stress though is on the increase and can have a significant negative impact on people’s lives if it is ongoing and un-managed. This workshop raises awareness of the nature and cause of stress, both at home and in the workplace. Participants learn to identify signs and symptoms of stress in themselves as well as range of relaxation and stress management techniques. In this workshop we will explore: Causes of stress…

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Understanding Separation within Same-Sex Parented Families.

Friday 24 May @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Relationships Australia NT – Alice Springs, 5/11 Railway Terrace
Alice Springs,0870
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This workshop is about Do you work in the legal and community service sector with families experiencing separation?  Would you like to know more about separation within same-sex parented families?  If yes, come and hear about: Understanding Same-Sex Parented Families Changing Social and Legal Realities The Australian Separated Same-Sex Parent Study How to work with Same-Sex Parents and Separated Same-Sex Parented Families (for more information on the workshop and Dr Luke Gaham, please see attached flyer)   Workshop date and…

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ASIST TuneUP (refresher)- half day workshop

Friday 24 May @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Lifeline Central Australia, Unit 5 Helm House 40 Bath Street
Alice Springs,NT0870Australia
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$50.00

This workshop is only for participants who have completed an ASIST Version 11 workshop. The ASIST 11 TuneUp provides participants with an opportunity to review learning from the ASIST 11 workshop. Test, examine or review how ASIST 11 is applied in the real world or to share what they have learned from applications in the real world. Recapture some of the experience of a caring community and networking opportunities from their ASIST 11 experience. If you have completed the ASIST…

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safeTALK workshop (half day)

Thursday 30 May @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Lifeline Central Australia, Unit 5 Helm House 40 Bath Street
Alice Springs,NT0870Australia
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safeTALK is a short practical half day workshop which encourages suicide alert communities. The program is designed to help participants see how misunderstandings and societal beliefs can cause otherwise caring and helpful people to miss, dismiss, or avoid suicide alerts. To help them move past these barriers, we teach participants the ‘TALK’ steps and gradually lead them into safe practice. To help show these steps in action, six very short video scenarios are used through the training. Cost: $75 (incl…

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June 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid workshop – 2 day workshop

Wednesday 12 June @ 8:30 am - Thursday 13 June @ 4:30 pm
Lifeline Central Australia, Unit 5 Helm House 40 Bath Street
Alice Springs,NT0870Australia
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This 14 hour YMHFA course (4th edition) teaches adults how to assist adolescents who are developing any of the following mental health problems, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. Developing mental health problems and mental health crises covered include depression, anxiety problems, eating disorders, psychosis, substance use problems, suicidal thoughts and behaviours, non-suicidal self-injury, panic attacks, traumatic events, severe psychotic states, severe effects from alcohol or other drug use and aggressive…

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