As a delivery partner for Lifeline Australia, we offer a range of training programs based on the development of mental health awareness and skills. By choosing a Lifeline training program you benefit from our experience and expertise, built on decades of delivery as a leading provider in the mental health sector.
We know mental health crisis can affect anyone at any time and is not confined to one area of our lives. Having the skills to support others and helping people to know how to seek help, is the key to promoting strong, happy and resilient workplaces and communities.
Uniting Vic.Tas is a proud delivery partner for Lifeline. Lifeline Australia is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 88036) and a leading provider of crisis support, mental health and suicide prevention programs.
The training is:
Courses can be face to face, on line or a blend of both.
Lifeline training can be used for professional development, education, leadership support and team-building.
By offering health and wellbeing support to your people you will help to:
This interactive workshop is designed for frontline workers, or anyone exposed to challenging interactions in the workplace. This training aims to teach you to better understand what is behind the behaviour and how to safely intervene or de-escalate the situation. This is important for the wellbeing of those on both sides of the interaction.
Delivery: 4 hour interactive, facilitator-led session.
Accidental Counsellor is aimed at those who would like to be able to safely and effectively support friends, family, colleagues, and strangers who are in distress or experiencing a crisis. Participants will learn how to ask safely about thoughts of suicide, and develop the ability to recognise, respond and refer to an appropriate service.
A blended training model including:
1.5 hours self-directed eLearning, plus 3.5-4 hours delivered in-person or virtually by experienced Lifeline trainers.
This workshop lays the foundations to understanding and responding to domestic and family violence issues. DV-aware is free for participants (funded by the Department of Social Services) and there are no eligibility criteria - the awareness sessions are open to all members of the community over the age of 18.
Delivery: 2 hour online or in-person session delivered by an experienced Lifeline trainer.
Identify the different signs and forms of domestic and family abuse including education around power and control.
This training course is tailored to frontline workers or volunteers supporting the general community in the areas of heath, allied health, higher education and childcare. DV-alert is free for eligible frontline workers (funded by the Department of Social Services).
Delivery: 2 day face-to-face workshop with 2 trainers.
During the two-day interactive session, participants learn to recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide and how to explore and connect with a person in ways that help you to understand and clarify the risk. You’ll also learnt to apply a suicide intervention model that includes a safety plan.
Delivery: 2 consecutive days of face-to-face training (15 hours in total) with 2 accredited ASIST trainers.
A suicide alertness workshop that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. Participants learn to recognise the signs of when a person is considering suicide, how to respond accordingly, and how to link them in with further help. This course can be tailored to meet the needs of different communities or organisations.
Delivery: Half day face-to-face training with 1 accredited safeTALK trainer, and 1 community support resource.
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