Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury’s training team provides a range of courses developing awareness, skills and knowledge for issues that are of concern in the community. In addition to training our volunteer telephone crisis supporters, both ASIST and safeTalk address the uncomfortable topic of suicide and prepares us to recognize and respond effectively to those with suicidal thoughts.
Accredited Training Courses
Telephone Crisis Supporter Training
The Telephone Crisis Support Training Course is based on adult learning principles and experiential learning.
Lifeline is providing a Domestic Violence Response Training program called DV-alert which provides skills to recognise, respond and refer cases of domestic and family violence.
Non Accredited Training Courses
This 4-hour workshop teaches the core skills necessary to engage with someone who is struggling to cope with their day to day life due to stress, mental health issues, DV, or other crisis.
In ASIST, people learn to apply a suicide intervention model. It helps caregivers recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide.
safeTALK moves beyond general awareness to demonstrate how people alert to suicide risk can increase suicide safety.
Mental Health First Aid Training
MHFA courses teach mental health first aid strategies to members of the public.
Mental Health First Aid For The Suicidal Person
This is an education course to learn how to give first aid to someone who is feeling suicidal. We are able to offer this course to interested organisations.