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Accidental Counsellor training

This four-hour course is delivered by qualified Lifeline trainers, and helps equip any member of the community to identify those in crisis and how to respond. Think of it as mental health first-aid.

Lifeline Northern Beaches’ Accidental Counsellor training has moved online for the time being. Check out the dates below to book your spot.

 

The Accidental Counsellor training will equip you to:

  • RECOGNISE when others are struggling
  • RESPOND appropriately with confidence and
  • REFER someone to the best community-based help on the northern beaches

 

Now more than ever we need to be alert to common signs or behaviour changes that may occur when someone is struggling due to a personal crisis.

 

Uncertainty and anxiety are being experienced by many as people worry about jobs, businesses, family, health, friends and particularly elderly relatives. People are putting life ‘on hold’ and experiencing sadness and isolation.

 

Our next Accidental Counsellor workshops will be conducted via ZOOM over two nights. So you can learn how to recognise, respond and refer without leaving your home.

 

Format: 2-part training

Dates: 17 Sept 2020 & 24 Sept 2020

Time: 7pm-9pm

Cost: $100 (usually costs $150).

Register: www.trybooking.com/BJTSV

This training has been made available through the support of Rotary Balgowlah.

 

Format: 2-part training

Dates: 22 Oct 2020 & 29 Oct 2020

Time: 7pm-9pm

Cost: $100 (usually costs $150).

Register: www.trybooking.com/BJTUD

This training has been made available through the support of Rotary Balgowlah.

 

Format: 2-part training

Dates: 19 Nov 2020 & 26 Nov 2020

Time: 7pm-9pm

Cost: $100 (usually costs $150).

Register: www.trybooking.com/BJTUE

This training has been made available through the support of Rotary Balgowlah.

 

Contact training@lifelinenb.org.au for more details.

Interested in taking part?

For information on tailored programs and in-house training for corporate or community groups, email training@lifelinenb.org.au or call our Training Manager on (02) 9949-5522
Our Training Manager is available 8:30am-4:30pm, Monday to Friday. If you call outside these times, please leave a message and we will get back to you.

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