Free Trauma Training Opportunity

Phoenix Australia, affiliated with the University of Melbourne, is offering training in Psychological First Aid or Trauma-informed Care.

Psychological First Aid (PFA) and Trauma-informed Care (TIC) are practical courses and can be completed online at your own pace or accompanied by a 3-hour live workshop. Normally $308, for only a short time longer they are free for eligible first responder individuals and organisations who support communities affected by the 2019-20 bushfires.


About the courses:

Psychological First Aid for leaders – this course has been designed specifically to help emergency services managers and leaders to support the resilience and wellbeing of their team and organisation, as well as the broader community.

Watch this short video to learn more about the benefits of PFA.

Trauma-informed Care is for frontline emergency service staff members or volunteers who support and engage with community members affected by the bushfires.

Watch this short video to learn more about the benefits of Trauma-informed Care.


Please follow the below links to register:


Prefer to join in person?

2022 Training Calendar now available. Register for in person or web-mediated sessions via www.phoenixaustralia.org/bushfire-recovery

About the Australian Government’s Mental Health Supports for Bushfire Affected Australians package

The Department of Health has engaged Phoenix Australia – Centre for Post-traumatic Mental Health to deliver free training to eligible frontline workers in order to better support them in their work with community members affected by the 2019-2020 bushfires across Australia.

Who is Phoenix Australia?

Australia’s National Centre of Excellence in Post-traumatic Mental Health, the internationally recognised experts in trauma-related mental health and wellbeing.

Phoenix Australia build evidence and translate knowledge into action, such as improved treatment options and greater support for trauma-affected individuals, families and communities.

Read the course flyer.

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