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Lifeline Canberra’s Training Team offers a wide range of course to the Community

In addition to training the volunteers for Lifeline’s well-know Telephone Crisis Support service, the training team also has extensive experience in delivering training to the public sector, private business, the community sector and young people.

Accidental Counsellor

  • 2 days
  • $550.00 incl. GST

Lifeline Canberra is the original creator of the Accidental Counsellor course. This two-day program has been developed for people in virtually any role, who find themselves in situations where counselling or empathetic communication is required.

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Dealing with People in Difficult Situations

  • $200.00 incl. GST

This course provides participants with fundamental skills to deal with people who are displaying difficult behaviour. This intensive course equips people with the skills needed to de-escalate difficult situations as they arise, and most importantly, the value of boundary setting and self-care.

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Mental Health First Aid

  • $400.00 incl. GST

This two day course teaches adults how to assist other adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis or developing a mental health problem.

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R2MR - The Working Mind - Leadership Course

  • 1 day
  • $400.00 incl. GST

The Working Mind Leadership course, where in addition to the topics covered in the employee course, leaders acquire tools and skills specific to: Workplace accommodations and return to work; The role of leadership in promoting positive mental health in employees; Ad hoc incident reviews; and Early recognition.

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R2MR - The Working Mind - Primary Course

  • 4 hours
  • $275.00 incl. GST

Primary (4 hour course), where participants are provided with valuable information, skills, tools and resources specific to: Stigma and barriers to care; Healthy coping strategies; Mental toughness; and The Mental Health Continuum Model, a self-assessment tool with indicators of positive, poor, and declining mental health.

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ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

  • Two-day program
  • $400.00 incl. GST

Would you know what to do if someone talked to you about having thoughts of suicide? Lifeline Canberra offers a two-day program designed for people in the community who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping people at risk of suicide. ASIST is a highly interactive, practical, practice-oriented workshop.

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DV Alert

  • 2 days
  • Free

DV Alert is a course for professionals working in a related field to provide them with the tools to assist those in domestic violence situations.

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DV Aware

  • 2 hours
  • Free

The 2 hour DV-aware is a one-day awareness session that is available to the public or organisations, providing an in-depth awareness session around the issue of domestic and family violence

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