Upcoming Events

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Seasons for Healing – Companion Training (Dubbo)

When: 9am – 3pm on 27 & 28 May 2021

Where: NALAG Dubbo Branch (7 Welchman Street, Dubbo)

Cost: $650 per person

This professional development training, delivered by an authorised Good Grief Trainer, enables educators and professionals to run Seasons for Healing Groups within their own community. Learn the theory and principles behind the program and the skills and techniques necessary to implement it. Understand the possibilities and limitations of the Companion role and become empowered to run a successful program.

Basic Loss & Grief Support Training

When: 31 May and 1 June 2021

Where: Sydney

Learn the skills necessary to provide basic loss and grief support to people traversing the experience of grief.

Fully Booked

Basic Loss & Grief Support Training

When: Online from 9:30am–12:30pm on 18, 19 and 20 June 2021 + Follow up Face-to-Face from 9:30am–4:30pm on 9 July 2021

Where: Online via Zoom + Face-to-Face at NALAG Dubbo Branch (7 Welchman Street, Dubbo)

Cost: $250 per person

Learn the skills necessary to provide basic loss and grief support to people traversing the experience of grief.

Accidental Counsellor

If you are interested in attending our next Accidental Counsellor Training, please express your interest by completing the form below, and we will be in contact as soon as the next training session has been scheduled.

This interactive course aims to develop the knowledge and skills of human services workers to effectively support people who are distressed. The course is aimed at those who are not trained counsellors and who are not in counselling roles, however frequently find themselves having to use counselling skills due to the nature of their roles.

Introduction to Sandplay Therapy 

If you are interested in attending our next Introduction to Sandplay Therapy workshop, please express your interest by completing the form below, and we will be in contact as soon as the next session has been scheduled.

Sandplay Therapy is a play-based technique that is a valuable and powerful tool for counsellors. Sandplay is a healing tool which opens the window into the psyche, accessing unconscious material and making it conscious by giving it form. This workshop will focus significantly on experiential learning and interactive participation.

Suicide Awareness and Prevention (Dubbo)

When: TBC

Where: TBC

Cost: TBC

Through this workshop, you will gain a greater understanding of the prevalence of suicide in Australia, learn how to identify individuals at risk, be aware of suicidal behaviour and understand prevention options.

Registrations open soon

Bereavement Support Group (Taree)

Postponed until further notice (pending NSW Health advice)

The Taree Bereavement Support Group meets on the second Tuesday of every month. It is an open group, facilitated by an experienced Counsellor, and suitable for anyone who has suffered the death of a loved one. Participating in a bereavement support group can help you to normalise the grief journey and reduce feelings of isolation as you listen and share personal experiences with others.

Promoting Resilience in Older People Workshop (North Sydney)

When: TBA

Where: North Sydney NSW

What makes older people resilient? Why are some people ageing with a great sense of freedom and others with a sense of despair? This one-day workshop - based on a strength-based approach - will explore these questions and identify strategies that promote a culture of resilience as you provide support for older people. The workshop presenter, Beate Steller, will share her extensive knowledge, clinical experience and practical approaches and methods throughout the day including the Tech – Connect – Staying Meaningfully Connected in Aged Care program that she developed.