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, the Accidental Counsellor course addresses the uncomfortable topics of crisis and suicide. It also prepares us to recognise and respond effectively to those with suicidal thoughts.


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Telephone Crisis Supporter Training

The Telephone Crisis Support Training Course is based on adult learning principles and experiential learning.

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DV-alert Training

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.

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Other Training Courses


Accidental Counsellor

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.

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Dare to Ask

This 2-hour course teaches practical ways to help a friend, family member or co-worker. It deals directly with the topic of suicide and is designed to equip individuals with the ability to recognise when it is necessary to ask whether someone is thinking about suicide, respond with the appropriate skills and refer to relevant help.

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For further information on how Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury can assist your organisation with your training needs, and how we can tailor training solutions to your organisation’s situation, please contact our Corporate Training Manager Cutty Felton via email (click here) or on 0415 522 243