1WAY FM Weekends
1 Day Training Program for the Salvation Army
Date & Time: Fri 11th May, 2012 9:00am - Fri 11th May, 2012 4:30pm
Location: OzHelp Foundation
Organised by: OzHelp Community Services
To find out more about this event: Visit www.ozhelp.org.au, or Phone 62514166
Living Hope is a 1 Day Training Program developed by The Salvation Army, with funding provided by the Department of Health and Ageing under the National Suicide Prevention Strategy.
This comprehensive program covers all aspects of suicide bereavement including:
•practical matters to be attended to following the death
•the grieving process
•aspects of spirituality
•the influence and impact of culture on grieving
•understanding emotions In the course you will learn:
•the impact of the loss of a loved one by suicide on family, friends and the community •grief and the grieving process
•the five big feelings
•the importance of rituals
•trauma and resilience
•qualities of a helpful carer
•practical concerns - funeral arrangements, the Inquest, etc
The course is targeted at people who may be able to provide support to people who have been bereaved as a result of the suicide death of a loved one. This could include Chaplains, Counsellors, Health and Welfare workers, education professionals & support workers etc.
The presenter Stephanie Wilks has extensive experience in the counselling and mental health fields and worked in a variety of roles. She has managed a range of programs within The Salvation Army including the 614 Life Centre programs designed to support homeless and disadvantaged people and managing the education programs for disadvantaged young people operating from a major Salvation Army Centre in Melbourne Victoria.
Produced with the assistance of the Community Broadcasting Foundation.