FACE to FACE WORKSHOP

ASIST- 2 day suicide first aid

Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th April 2022
Location TBC- will be a central Perth location
$360 + GST
(includes all materials and light refreshments)
*subsidised rate available for those who require

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a course in suicide first aide. During the two-day (16 hrs) interactive session, participants learn to help prevent the immediate risk of suicide by helping someone create a plan of community connections that can help them keep themselves safe

Course Content Includes:

Learning outcomes include, How to;
• Understand the ways personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and how to respond
• Provide guidance and suicide first-aid to a person at risk in ways that meet their individual safety needs,
• Identify the key elements of an effective suicide safety plan and the actions required to implement it,
• Appreciate the value of improving and integrating suicide prevention resources in the community at large,
• Recognize other important aspects of suicide prevention including life-promotion and self-care

Workshop is suitable for anyone over the age of 15, whether professional, volunteer or community member.

Registration:
https://s.surveyplanet.com/y0pt8abt

 


FACE to FACE WORKSHOP

safeTALK- suicide awareness

Thursday 14th April 2022 10am-2pm
The Platform Perth- Adelaide Tce
$90 + GST
(includes all materials and light refreshments)
*subsidised rate available for those who require

safeTALK helps increase your skills and confidence in:

  • noticing when someone may be thinking about suicide
  • Having the tools to talk directly with them about this
  • Know the places to support them to connect in with to help keep themselves safe

Workshop is suitable for anyone over the age of 15, whether professional, volunteer or community member.

Registration:
https://s.surveyplanet.com/qa7ugzqt

 


ONLINE WORKSHOP

Boundaries, Burnout & Self Care

Monday 28th March 2022 9:30am-1pm
Online via webinarjam
$120 + GST
Includes course materials, resources & certificate

A workshop for people who are engaged professionally or personally in caring for others to provide peer support, community services or support around mental health and wellbeing.

This session seeks to build personal capacity for resilience and will provide you with tools that can support your own wellbeing, as you continue to provide care for others.

Course Content Includes:

  • The impact of providing care or support in personal, peer, community and professional contexts
  • What professional, personal and ethical boundaries are and why they are important
  • Sympathy vs Empathy​
  • How to have “hard conversations” about mental health and wellbeing
  • How to identify and respond to Burnout
  • What is Self Care and how to use it to increase your resilience ​
  • What is Community Care and how can it help you support yourself and others
  • Referrals and Networks of Support

Registration:
https://event.webinarjam.com/register/41/xq34limz

 


ONLINE WORKSHOP

Challenge, Connection & Control

Friday 29th April 2022 10am-1:30am
Online via webinarjam
$140 + GST
Includes course materials, resources & certificate

Interactive online workshop that will build your capacity to understand, reframe and respond to “challenging behaviour”. Look at how to prevent and deescalate situations of conflict. A valuable workshop for those working in human-facing roles within their organization or community.

Course Content Includes:

  • Reframing challenge and control
  • How to prevent situations of challenge and conflict
  • De-escalation and meeting needs
  • Communication Techniques
  • Building a toolkit of responses
  • Debriefing and supports

Registration:
https://event.webinarjam.com/register/37/r43pwbv4

 


ONLINE WORKSHOP

Foundations of LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Practice

Friday 6th May 2022 10am-1pm
Online via webinarjam
$160 + GST

Includes course materials, resources & certificate

  • Wondering how to create a more inclusive workplace or be more inclusive in your work practice or community?
  • Unsure about what language to use when discussing LGBTIQ+ topics?
  • Want to remove barriers that may be preventing LGBTIQ+ people from accessing your services?
  • Looking to develop your referral networks to LGBTIQ+ groups and services?
  • Keen to learn how you can be a better ally to the LGBTIQ+ community?

Having safe and informed services and individuals in Regional areas can make the world of difference to health and wellbeing outcomes for LGBTIQ+ people.

Registration:
https://event.webinarjam.com/register/17/xq34liz

 


ONLINE WORKSHOP & FACE TO FACE WORKSHOP

LGBTIQ+ Family and Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence

FACE TO FACE WORKSHOP
Tuesday 31 May 10am – 1pm
The Platform Perth, Adelaide Tce
$240 +GST

ONLINE WORKSHOP
Tuesday 31 May 10am – 1pm
Online via WebinarJam
$190 +GST

​​​​​​​28th May marks LGBTIQA+ Domestic Violence Awareness Day.

In an effort to build the capacity of services, we invite FDV / IPV Practitioners, GPs and Medical Practitioners, Community Service Providers, Mental Health Workers, First Responders, Advocates, Suicide​​​​​​​ Prevention Providers and the wider community to join Connection And Wellbeing Australia (CAWA) and the LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Foundation at this event.

CAWA will deliver aa workshop that will explore the experiences of LGBTIQA+ Family and Domestic Violence (FDV) and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and how we can better respond to the needs of LGBTIQA+ people.

Discussion will cover:

  • How FDV and IPV presents in LGBTIQA+ communities
  • Specific contributors to LGBTIQA+ FDV and IPV
  • Unique challenges faced by LGBTIQA+ people experiencing FDV and IPV
  • How to work inclusively with LGBTIQA+ people experiencing FDV and IPV
  • ​​​Referring to and working with LGBTIQ+ groups to provide access to supports

Knowledge gained in this workshop will reduce the barriers faced by LGBTIQA+ people in being able to seek support.

After the workshop we invite you to join us for the launch of the appointment of aWestern Australian Coordinator for the the LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Foundation, as we explore how we can work together in the coming years.

Proceeds will fund CAWA’s LGBTIQA+ suicide prevention projects and support the work of the LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Foundation

Registration:
FACE TO FACE – 31 May: https://s.surveyplanet.com/1gTdjKfVR
ONLINE – 31 May: https://event.webinarjam.com/register/15/m25qnc5

 


ONLINE WORKSHOP

Mental Health 101

Monday 23 May 2022 9:30am-1:30pm
Online via webinarjam
$160 + GST
Includes course materials, resources & certificate

Mental Health 101 is a half day (3.5hrs) workshop which gives a fundamental understanding of mental health and wellbeing and provides the skills to connect someone with the supports they need.

Practical Tools and Resources will support your learning and can be applied to professional and personal contexts.

Learning outcomes include, How to;

  • Understand the ways personal and societal attitudes affect views on mental health
  • Develop a basic understanding of common mental health needs. Including depression, anxiety..
  • Challenge common mental health myths and stereotypes
  • What mental illness might look like from the outside and feels like from the inside
  • How to notice when someone may need support with their mental health
  • Factors that may affect mental health and wellbeing
  • Learn how to listen to someone about their mental health need
  • Develop knowledge of how and where to connect people with support
  • Creating mentally healthy workplaces and communities

Registration:
https://event.webinarjam.com/register/47/51mo8i37

 


Designing Tools, Resources and Workshops that build capacity is our passion!

CAWA can create bespoke training packages that meet the specific needs of your staff, volunteers or community, contact us to chat about what you need and if we can’t make it happen, we can recommend someone from our extensive networks to connect with.