Events List

Splash the Stigma

Help turn the tide on youth mental health Splash the Stigma brings our community together to raise vital funds for youth mental health whilst getting active, having fun and taking on a challenge. Too often stigma stands in the way of young people getting help, and the consequences can be devastating - suicide remains the leading cause of death for young people in Australia. All funds raised through Splash the Stigma will go to batyr to provide life-changing mental health education for high school students. Choose your swim distance and complete your challenge throughout February! Dive in this February and let’s splash the stigma!

Free

Become a CALM Yarn Trainer

Richmond Fellowship Queensland 485 Ipswich Road, Annerley, Queensland, Australia

The CALM Yarn 4-day T4T Workshop The CALM Yarn workshop is a one-day workshop that teaches four key actions: Connect, Ask, Listen, Monitor to build confidence, knowledge and skills. Developed in partnership with the Indigenous Peoples Team at Richmond Fellowship Queensland. The T4T is effectively delivered over 4 days in-person. This ensures that all participants understand the theories, principles and models that underpin the CALM Yarn program; fully grasp and are able to demonstrate their ability to explain and use the culturally appropriate CALM Yarn model of intervention, and gain confidence in their ability to competently deliver this program to their participants. Selection Criteria The CALM Yarn is an indigenous suicide intervention program and the T4T is open to those that identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or work on country.  See button below to access an Expression of Interest application. What you will learn Day 1 – When delivered face-to-face the CALM Yarn one-day indigenous program will be delivered in its entirety to give you a view of the one day presentation from a participants perspective and provide reflection and feedback. Specific course content and learning outcomes for CALM Yarn be viewed at this weblink: https://www.suicideprograms.com.au/workshop/calm-yarn/ Day 2 – The CALM Yarn model will […]

Essentials of Grant Seeking

Online , Australia

The  Essentials of Grant-Seeking webinar is part of Suicide Prevention Australia's new membership support for Grants and Fundraising.  A second 45 minute webinar specifically on GEM Local will follow. Qualifying members receive exclusive access to the Strategic Grants platform, GEM Local, which has over 6,500 grants across multiple sectors and funding resources. This benefit is for not-for-profit members who have an annual revenue under $1 million. The Essentials of Grant-Seeking Webinar will step you through best practice principles of grant seeking including getting your organisation grant ready, planning your projects, engaging with funders and writing applications. Presented by Laura Carlton, of Carlton Creative and Consulting, and Roxanne Sanjar of Key Integrity Systems, who both have extensive experience working with for-purpose organisations throughout Australia. This workshop will be followed up with a second webinar on how to use Gem Local, a 45 minute workshop on how to use the portal on 12 March at 11:30 AEDST. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Mindframe training: Public communication about suicide & mental ill-health

online via Zoom

Mindframe training session on safe and sensitive public communication around suicide and mental ill-health will include: A brief overview of the Mindframe program The Australian context, with current data The guidelines in-depth Examples of problematic communication Information about help-seeking and self-care Opportunity for a Q&A with Everymind team members about Mindframe. Register for this event via Eventbrite N.B THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD AT AUSTRALIAN EASTERN DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME (AEDT)

Free

Mindframe training: Communicating about suicide & mental health concerns

This Mindframe training session on safe and sensitive public communication around suicide and mental health concerns will include: A brief overview of the Mindframe program The Australian context, with current data The guidelines in-depth Examples of problematic communication Information about help-seeking and self-care Opportunity for a Q&A with Everymind team members about Mindframe. Learn more about Mindframe prior to this session at: Mindframe.org.au

Suicide Prevention Australia Data in Practice Series – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) – Suicide and Self-harm Monitoring System

Online , Australia

Our Data in Practice series will take a deep dive into the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) Suicide and Self-Harm Monitoring System. This national system is the most comprehensive collation of data for deaths by suicide as well as self-harming and suicidal behaviours. It’s designed to improve the quality, accessibility, and timeliness of data on suicide and self-harm and to support policy makers, researchers, and practitioners to drive better outcomes The first webinar of the year will be hosted by Chris Killick-Moran and Rosalind Morland from AIHW and will showcase the Suicide and Self-Harm Monitoring System, focussing on data relating to the priority populations under the National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Agreement: ·        LGBTQIA+SB people ·        Culturally and linguistically diverse communities and refugees ·        People with a disability ·        People experiencing socioeconomic disadvantage CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

GEM Local Tutorial

Online , Australia

Strategic Grants will deliver a 45-minute tutorial on the new GEM Local service – one of our member offerings. The GEM Local Introductory Training will guide you through setting up and using GEM Local. You will learn how to identify prospects that match your organisation's funding needs, track applications and manage funder reporting requirements within the GEM Local system. All GEM Local subscribers have access to regular live refresher webinars to assist them in using the platform. GEM Local also contains inbuilt How To videos guiding users through the varied functions of the portal as well as multimedia resources on grant seeking and strategy. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

2024 Monthly Meetings, Coffs Coast Suicide Prevention Initiative

Lifeline North Coast office 2/115 West High Street, COFFS HARBOUR, NSW, Australia

We All Have a Role to Play - We are a group of people with Lived Experience of distress around suicide, and others, who want to make a difference towards suicide prevention in our community. Our Monthly Meetings keep us up-to-date with local services, new opportunities for collaboration, and planning for future activities. All welcome at Meetings, RSVP via email where possible. Please Like, Follow and Share our Facebook Page to stay up-to-date with any of our upcoming Community Activities. Venue: Lifeline North Coast, meeting rooms, 2/115 West High Street COFFS HARBOUR 2450.

Free

Learnlinc Member Induction

Online , Australia

This year Suicide Prevention Australia launched a new membership benefit, Learnlinc. Learnlinc is a comprehensive platform that aims to facilitate learning and skill development in the field of suicide prevention by offering a range of resources and educational opportunities to individuals and workplaces. Organisational Members*, Associate Members and Subscribers all receive licenses to the Learnlinc platform to assist in identifying your learning needs, achieve learning goals, and apply that knowledge effectively in suicide prevention efforts. This webinar is available to all Organisational Members, Associate Members and Subscribers of Suicide Prevention Australia. The webinar will explore the key features of the platform, how it can be accessed, and detail the benefits it provides. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Become an Accidental Counsellor Trainer

Virtual , Australia

The Accidental Counsellor 4-day T4T Virtual Workshop Receptionist and front counter employees are often at the frontline and first contact with a client. If that contact presents as aggressive, angry, or upset sometimes it’s not easy to find a response to diffuse or sooth a situation. The Accidental Counsellor 1-day workshop equips staff how to handle difficult scenarios and provides a helpful, appropriate response. Participants learn how to take a calm and safe approach, while conveying empathy and encouraging cooperation. It will assist your staff to de-escalate an otherwise challenging situation or potential crisis. This workshop is ideal for counter staff, frontline workers, receptionists, telephone operators, support workers and members of the public. They will learn how to have a difficult conversation; help someone identify their strengths provide them with strategies to manage their stress and distress better; re-frame their thinking to give them a different perspective on things that previously appeared negative and unachievable. The Virtual T4T is effectively delivered over a 4-day period period. This ensures that all participants understand the theories, principles and key concepts that underpin and inform the Accidental Counsellor program; fully grasp and are able to demonstrate their ability to explain the contents of the program, and lastly to gain […]

Manning Suicide Prevention Network Monthly Meeting

Taree 75 Manning St, Taree, NSW, Australia

Manning SPN is a local group of community members & services dedicated to reducing the incidence of suicide in the Manning Valley, increasing awareness of issues & strengthening the support for our communities. What We Do: Manning SPN works to raise awareness, reduce stigma and boost community wellbeing through informed activities such as.... Suicide Prevention Education & Training Raising Awareness of Services & How To Get Help Advocating on Behalf of The Manning Community Events & Training to Support Wellbeing Assisting Local Issues with Local Solutions Our monthly meetings keep us aware and up to date on local issues and services, create opportunities for solutions, support and collaboration and future planning. Our meetings are generally a hybrid of Microsoft Teams and In-Person, and open to community members willing to volunteer their time and or services toward building connections in our communities while reducing the incidence and impact of suicide. All are welcome. RSVP's are appreciated. For more details please email: manningspn@gmail.com and follow FB/ManningSuicidePreventionNetwork for updates and upcoming community events. Venue: Wesley Mission Conference Room: 75 Manning St, Taree NSW 2430

Free

2024 Monthly Meetings, Coffs Coast Suicide Prevention Initiative

Lifeline North Coast office 2/115 West High Street, COFFS HARBOUR, NSW, Australia

We All Have a Role to Play - We are a group of people with Lived Experience of distress around suicide, and others, who want to make a difference towards suicide prevention in our community. Our Monthly Meetings keep us up-to-date with local services, new opportunities for collaboration, and planning for future activities. All welcome at Meetings, RSVP via email where possible. Please Like, Follow and Share our Facebook Page to stay up-to-date with any of our upcoming Community Activities. Venue: Lifeline North Coast, meeting rooms, 2/115 West High Street COFFS HARBOUR 2450.

Free