Events on: August 25, 2022


Become an accredited CALM trainer and empower others to recognise and respond to suicide.


Suicide is a public health issue that affects individuals, families, communities and work environments across Australia. . This Train the Trainer program will set you up to run your own business training others in the important area of suicide prevention. The CALM training programs are being engaged by organisations across Australia. Your passion and expertise will help make a difference to this landscape and provide you with an alternative career choice for your future This Train the Trainer virtual program, will provide you with the skills, resources, knowledge and support to deliver both programs. T4T participants gain an understanding and workable knowledge of the theories, principles and models that underpin CALM and CALM Care programs; are able to grasp and demonstrate their ability to explain and use the CALM model of intervention and lastly gain confidence in their ability to competently deliver both programs to their audiences.


ProfessionaLE: Using your lived experience at conferences


Whether you have attended a conference, presented at one or are just considering your options, this online session is for you. Join Lived Experience advocate Hayley Purdon in conversation with Peta Dampney, principal trainer and consultant at From Me to You Consulting to learn skills to effectively pitch your presentation to a conference organising committee. In an informal Q&A style session, we will be chatting about how to create a message worth communicating, submitting an abstract, what to expect at the conference and how to best deliver your presentation. By the end of the session, you will have the tools needed to submit an abstract and present at conferences such as the National Suicide Prevention Conference 2023. This session is the first in a series of monthly conversations to empower you to professionalise your lived experience. CriticLE is partnering with leaders who use their lived experiences to make change in the suicide prevention sector. The ProfessionaLE sessions are for anyone who wants to do more with their lived experience work and for anyone who wants to partner with people with lived experience. Join us as we learn by experience. Find out more about us here: Hayley Purdon Peta Dampney