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ASIST Workshop 2024: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Presented by Michelle Graeber (CEO – ARCVic) and Meredith Dalton

ASIST is the most widely used suicide intervention model in the world. In this 2-day interactive workshop, learn how to:

Recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide
Respond in ways that help increase their immediate safety (including reviewing risk and developing safe plans)
Understand why suicide thoughts are present and link person at risk of suicide to further help
ASIST is run by registered LivingWorks trainers and uses internationally standardised learning materials.

Dates:

2024 Dates

February Wednesday 14th & Thursday 15th
April Friday 12th & Saturday 13th
June Wednesday 26th & Thursday 27
August Wednesday 21st & Thursday 22nd
October Wednesday 30th & Thursday 31st
December Friday 6th & Saturday 7th

Cost:

Please discuss on booking (volunteer/ student / community costings)

For more information or to register please or call us on 03 9830 0566 for or email admin@arcvic.org.au

This is a two day workshop and you must be able to attend both days

For more information or to register please or call us on 9830 0566 for or email arcmail@arcvic.org.au

ASIST Tune-Up Workshop 2024

About ASIST Tune-Up

ASIST Tune-Up is a refresher course for anyone who has already completed the ASIST program. The Tune-Up includes a refresher of the Suicide Intervention Model and lots of opportunity to practice the Model.

2024 Dates

Wednesday March 20th 2024 9.30am-2.00pm

Wednesday July 24th 2024 9.30am-2.00pm

This is not a substitute for attending the 2-day ASIST program. It is a requirement to have completed the ASIST program before attending this session.

For more information or to register please or call us on 03 9830 0566 for or email admin@arcvic.org.au

For more information or to register please or call us on 03 9830 0566 for or email admin@arcvic.org.au

Managing Life and Anxiety Community Education Seminar

The seminar aims to increase community awareness provide information and practical support strategies for people living with anxiety.
By Anxiety Recovery Centre

When: October 14th 2023
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM AEST
Location: Mantra on Russell Melbourne 222 Russell Street Melbourne, VIC 3000

Join ARCVic on October 14th to celebrate 36 years of providing a community support information and referral service. This seminar aims to increase community awareness , draw on the wisdom and knowledge of well respected clinicians providing pyscho -educational sessions of anxiety and mental health .

The October 14th program includes the following topics

  • Managing OCD and Anxiety
  • Emotion focused approach to anxiety
  • CARES4me volunteer personal experience
  • Sleeping well with anxiety

ARCVic seminar is open to anyone living with and or supporting someone with OCD and anxiety. This includes parents, teachers, support workers and health professionals to assist the early detection, diagnosis and treatment of people of all ages with OCD and Anxiety Disorders.

Testimonials

“Fabulous presenters, confident and clearly (very evident) well educated and trained. I loved it and the phases and the methodologies behind them, the timing of each phase and the importance of listening” Karen (clinical psychologist)

“I need to be more aware of the people around me. Very professionally presented. Excellent. Very thought provoking” Lauren (youth worker)

Venue: Mantra on Russell
Time: 1-4.30pm
Cost: $30 To cover catering
Booking: Essential via Eventbrite Link below

For more information or to register please or call us on 9830 0566 for or email jpreston@arcvic.org.au

Mental Health First Aid 2023: MHFA 12 Hour Standard training

Mental Health First Aid 2023: MHFA 12 Hour Standard training

Presented by Jill Preston, Registered MHFA trainer.

The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches any adult (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to someone who is experiencing a mental health problem or crisis.

Learn about:

  • the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems in adults
  • how to provide initial help, where and how to get professional help
  • what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective
  • how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

Dates: Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th of August, 2023.
Cost: $200 to general community, $60 to ARCVic volunteers.

For more information or to register please or call us on 9830 0566 for or email jpreston@arcvic.org.au

ASIST Workshop 2023: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Presented by Michelle Graeber (CEO – ARCVic) and Meredith Dalton

ASIST is the most widely used suicide intervention model in the world. In this 2-day interactive workshop, learn how to:

  • Recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide
  • Respond in ways that help increase their immediate safety (including reviewing risk and developing safe plans)
  • Understand why suicide thoughts are present and link person at risk of suicide to further help

ASIST is run by registered LivingWorks trainers and uses internationally standardised learning materials.

Dates:
Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th of March 2023 – (Mar 15th & 16th)
Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th of April 2023 – (April 5th & 6th)
Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th of June 2023 – (June 7th & 8th)
Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th of August 2023 – (Aug 15th & 16th)
Thursday 9th and Friday 10th of November 2023- (Nov 9th & 10th)

Cost: $340 to members of Mental health services and university students $450 to the general public

For more information or to register please or call us on 9830 0566 for or email arcmail@arcvic.org.au

SafeTALK Workshop: Suicide Alertness for Everyone

Presented by Michelle Graeber (CEO – ARCVic)

Why come to a safeTALK workshop?
In this 3-hour workshop, you will learn how to become a suicide alert helper and be better prepared to:

  • Notice and respond to situations in which thoughts of suicide may be present
  • Apply basic TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen, & KeepSafe)
  • Connect the person with thoughts of suicide to suicide first aid help and further community resources

Upcoming Training Dates for 2023:

  • April 19th
  • June 21st
  • August 9th

SafeTALK is run by registered LivingWorks Trainers and uses internationally standardised learning materials. The cost to participate in the training for general public is $70.

For more information or to register please or call us on 9830 0566 or email arcmail@arcvic.org.au