Lifeline – Training Opportunities

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) 7/8 February  Book here: https://www.trybooking.com/BESJH

Two-day, accredited workshop Cost $200 (subsidised)

Each year 1 in 5 Australians will experience a mental illness. Many people are not knowledgeable or confident to offer assistance. Physical first aid is accepted and widespread in our community, however most do not cover mental health problems. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches people the skills to help someone who they’re concerned about.

Accidental Counsellor 12 March  Book here: https://www.trybooking.com/BHUCO

4- hour workshop open to anyone (17+ years) who has found themselves concerned about someone’s mental health and wants a ‘toolkit’ to be able them to recognise concerning signs, respond appropriately and know where to direct someone for professional help. Cost $150 per person. Please contact the Training Team for group bookings and discounts.

 

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 19/20 March

Two-day, accredited workshop Cost $300  Book here: https://www.trybooking.com/BEOSX

In ASIST, people learn to apply a suicide intervention model. It helps caregivers recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide. It then explores how to connect with them in ways that understand and clarify that risk, increase their immediate safety and link them with further help. Over 80,000 people in Australia have attended ASIST which is available in all states and territories.

 

Domestic and Family Violence (DV alert) 20/21 February  

Book here: https://www.dvalert.org.au/workshop/enrolment-forms/cselif03572-enrolment-form

Two- day, accredited workshops FREE to health/ allied health/ community frontline workers

DV-alert aims to build the knowledge and capacity of community frontline workers to provide appropriate support to women and children in Australia.