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Supporting mentally healthy workplaces by encouraging safer and more effective informal workplace support.

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Supportive Relationships in the Workplace

This workshop is being offered FREE to eligible workers (whether currently employed or not) in the Construction industry in:

  • Brisbane;
  • Ipswich;
  • Rockhampton; and
  • Mackay

thanks to generous funding from Construction Skills Queensland.

Overview

This peer support workshop for adults in the workplace, adopts a powerful person-centred approach to problem prevention and to addressing a range of issues that impact on people including social isolation, bullying, mental health concerns and suicide.

Peer prevention programs are based on the evidence that individuals often turn to a peer for support for stressful life events. Participants are upskilled to respond appropriately when a peer or co-worker discloses a personal crisis, thereby making these informal interactions more structured, effective, and safe.

Outcomes

Participants are supported to:

• Define and understand peer support

• Define and understand values and how they impact on our interactions with others

• Develop empathic communication skills

• Problem-solve and support peers to problem-solve using a simple model

• Take care of their wellbeing

Proof of Eligibility for a Funded Place

On registration, you must quote the name of your employer and your job title.

We also require one of the following as verification of this information, which must be emailed to lifeline.training@uccommunity.org.au:

  1. payslip showing the above details; or
  2. a letter signed by the Participant’s employer confirming the above details; or
  3. if the Participant is self-employed, a copy of an invoice or invoices detailing work undertaken for a client; or
  4. current QLeave membership statement or relevant QBCC or ESO Licence; or
  5. if none of the above evidence is readily available and includes all of the details required, a statutory declaration confirming the employer and job title, or status as a worker (whether or not currently employed) in the construction industry.

Unfortunately we cannot accommodate exemptions to this criteria, due to contractual requirements.

COVID SAFE WORKSHOPS: At Lifeline Training, we are serious about the health and safety of our trainers and participants. Through employing the below procedures, we are committed to hosting our training in a COVID safe environment:

* Our staff and trainers are strictly directed to stay home if they are unwell/ to go home immediately if they become unwell whilst at work. It is an organisational procedure that staff is tested if they have COVID symptoms and must not return to work until cleared with a negative test.

*Ensuring there is space for 1.5m between our participants and trainers. All training components and exercises are structured to ensure that no contact training takes place. This also includes the registration and sign-in process on the day.

*Ensuring that our participant numbers are capped to allow for a minimum of 2 square metres per person in the room

*Hand sanitisers available on site

*Individual pens and workbooks for all participants

*No shared food offerings

If any of the below apply to you, you must NOT attend the workshop:

* If you are unwell or have any cold, flu, or COVID symptoms

*If you've returned from a hotspot within the last 14 days

*If you have had contact with a confirmed COVID case in the last 14 days

*If you have a confirmed case of COVID

Should any of the above prevent you from attending, please contact us at your earliest opportunity to organise alternative arrangements.

Please note: By enrolling in and attending this workshop, you agree that the details you share with us (including your name, organisation and phone/email, and any written feedback you provide us with) will also be shared with the funding provider.


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There are many benefits to engaging Lifeline Corporate Training. The expertise and experience of decades of Crisis Support training, professional and reputable resources, and our training promote a mentally healthy workplace for which the return on investment is significant. Here in Queensland, there is an additional benefit of supporting our service. All profits raised from training in Queensland go back into our Crisis Support Service where revenue has a direct impact on meeting call demand, and ultimately saves lives.

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