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The StandBy Response Service is a community-based postvention program delivered by Northern Rivers Social Development Council providing 24-hour response to friends, families, associates and communities bereaved by suicide. Suicide is a time of immense crisis and the tragedy of suicide loss can create trauma, deeply affecting individuals, families and entire communities. In many cases those bereaved do not know where to turn for help or how to find supports that may already exist. The Standby Response Service provides a reliable single point of service coordination and contact, offering respect, understanding and support for the health and well being of people bereaved by suicide, Call 0417 119298 - 24 hours 7 days per week

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Suicide Call Back service: 1300 659 467

 

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NRSDC Training provides Professional Development on topics of interest to people working predominantly (but not exclusively) in the health, social, community services and education sectors.

Please register by using the relevant registration form to be found in the course details below, and send it to Training Coordinator by email
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Date Title Venue Location
Tue 10 Mar 2015 FREE Dementia Carer Education - Pottsville HealthOne Pottsville Pottsville
Tue 24 Mar 2015 - Wed 25 Mar 2015 Mental Health First Aid - 2 days YWCA - Goonellabah Goonellabah
Wed 25 Mar 2015 - Thu 26 Mar 2015 Communicating Mindfully in Conflict and Difficult Situations House With No Steps Alstonville

Training News

Cannabis Brief Interventions Training

North Coast Medicare Local is offering a free 1 day training on Cannabis Brief Interventions to youth workers on the North Coast: 12 March, 8:45am—4:45pm at Headspace, Lismore.

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Workers Compensation Training for ADHC Funded Organisations

As a part of its Disability Safe program, NDS will be running a series of workers compensation workshops in March 2015 to help organisations improve the management of their workers compensation policies.

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Training Alert: Dementia Carers Education

FREE for Family Carers: This course on Communication, Community Services and Planning Ahead is being held on Tuesday 10th March, 9.00am – 2.00pm at Pottsville – HealthOne, 10B Elizabeth St, Pottsville.

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Training Alert: Accidental Counsellor

This introductory level one-day training is for frontline workers who find themselves in situations where clients are distressed, difficult to support and/or highly emotive. It’s on Tuesday – 31st March at YWCA Lismore, 101a Rous Road, Goonellabah, 9.30am – 4.00pm.

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Sticky Stuff Sexual Health Training

Free Sticky Stuff Sexual Health Training will occur in Coffs Harbour on 19th March, as well as 18th March at Port Macquarie and 20th March at Grafton.

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Northern Rivers Peer Facilitator Training

On 18 April 2015 ACON Northern Rivers will train peer facilitators in the Northern Rivers area of NSW with a course on sexually adventurous and other sexually active LGBTI peer facilitator training.

Peer facilitators will then provide peer based education in their own communities, building capacity to provide accurate information and education around HIV, STIs, access to testing, sexual health and safe sex.

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Training Alert: Dementia Carers Education

FREE for Family Carers, this course covers Communication, Community Services and Planning Ahead with trainer Christine Vannucci (Alzheimer’s Aust NSW). It’s on Tuesday 10th March 9.00am-2.00pm at Pottsville - HealthOne, 10B Elizabeth St.

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Training Alert: Coaching Essentials for Managers (FULL)

Understanding the right questions to ask, understanding our listening skill needs and the cognitive biases that our brains engage in can help to make us more effective, more balanced coaches in the workplace.  This course is on Thursday 12 March, 9.00am – 4.30pm at NRSDC Boardroom, Killclare House, 16 Keen St, Lismore.

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Training Alert: Youth Mental Health First Aid

Mental health problems such as depression, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders and eating disorders frequently arise in adolescence and early adulthood. Young people are likely to  need support from adults to get appropriate professional help. 

This 2-day program is designed to train adults to assist young people in the early stages of mental health problems or mental health crisis situations. It's on 11 & 12 March 2015 (Wed & Thu) at Summerland House Farm (House with No Steps), 253 Wardell Road, Alstonville.

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Training Alert: The Emotionally Intelligent Leader

This introductory level course will explore where emotional intelligence (EI) came from, the science behind it, why it’s useful in business and in life and where the GENOS model came from. It’s on Monday, 20th April, in Lismore.

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Ballina Community College Term 1 Course Guide

Ballina Community College has released its Term 1 Course Guide, including an 8-week course on Mindfulness For Wellbeing.

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Training Alert: The Emotionally Intelligent Leader

Trainer Nick Mills will host this course on Tuesday – 21st April, 9.00am - 4.30pm in the NRSDC Boardroom, Killclare House, 16 Keen Street, Lismore.

An introductory level course, the day will open with an introduction to where emotional intelligence (EI) came from, a bit about the science behind it, why it’s useful in business and in life and where the GENOS model came from.

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Training Registration - Confidence and Connection

Please find Registration form for Confidence and ConnectionTraining Registration - Confidence and Connection

 
Revised 2015 Training Calendar

The revised 2015 NRSDC training calendar is now available.  2015 Training Calendar - revised

 
Training Alert: Confidence and Connection: How to Speak with Presence and Authenticity

This workshop will be held in the NRSDC Boardroom, Killclare House, 16 Keen St, Lismore, on Thursday - 5th March, 9.30am – 4.30pm.

This experiential and innovative course is for Beginners to Intermediate level. It demonstrates that effective communication with others starts from within.

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ON-Q Human Resources Training Calendar

ON-Q Human Resources has released its Training Calendar for February-June 2015.

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Staff Workshops

Workplace Coaching workshops and Values Orientated Service Delivery workshops will be held in the Northern Rivers region during February and March 2015. 

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NRSDC 2015 Calendar

The 2015 NRSDC Training Calendar is now available: NRSDC Training Calendar 2015

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Older People Planning Ahead

An information session covering enduring guardianship and advance care directives will be held in Grafton on Monday 14 October 2013.

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Parenting Course Calendar

The Family Centre's Tweed Shire Parenting Course Calendar for term 2 is available now.

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