Be your own boss! Become an accredited CALM Trainer and train others to recognise and respond to suicide.

Be your own boss or be the difference in your organisation or community! This Train the Trainer program will set you up to run your own business training others in the important area of suicide prevention, or ensure you have all the resources your organisation or community need to make a difference in the lives of others.

Suicide is a public health issue that affects individuals, families, communities and work environments across Australia. . This Train the Trainer program will set you up to run your own business training others in the important area of suicide prevention. The CALM training programs are being engaged by organisations across Australia. Your passion and expertise will help make a difference to this landscape and provide you with an alternative career choice for your future.

The T4T is effectively delivered over a 4-day period face-to-face OR over a 5-day period virtually, and provides you with the skills, resources, knowledge and support to deliver the CALM 1-day suicide intervention  skills program and the CALM Care suicide awareness program. T4T participants gain an understanding and workable knowledge of the theories, principles and models that underpin the programs; are able to grasp and demonstrate their ability to explain and use the CALM model of intervention and lastly gain confidence in their ability to competently deliver both programs to their audiences.

Workshop Duration

The T4T is effectively delivered over a 4-day period face-to-face OR over a 5-day period virtually. CALM Trainer accreditation presented virtually requires your attendance for two half days on day 1 and day 2, and attendance for full days 3 and 5. Accreditation for CALM Care requires your attendance for full days 4 and 5.

What You Will Learn:

DAY 1

When delivered face-to-face the CALM one-day program will be delivered in its entirety to give you a view of the one day presentation from a participants perspective and provide reflection and feedback.

  • When delivered virtually the one-day program will be presented over two half days to account for virtual fatigue and ensuring participants can consolidate their learnings.

Specific course content and learning outcomes for CALM can be viewed at this weblink: https://www.suicideprograms.com.au/workshop/calm-suicide-intervention/

DAY 2

Each component of the model will be explained and explored in full detail covering the evidence and practice theories that underpins and informs the model.

DAY 3

The CALM Care half-day program will be delivered in its entirety to provide a comprehensive overview. The difference between programs, evidence and delivery will be outlined. The afternoon focuses on the organising, planning, preparing and arranging of a  CALM / CALM Care workshop.

Specific course content and learning outcomes for CALM Care can be viewed at this weblink: https://www.suicideprograms.com.au/workshop/calm-care-suicide-awareness

DAY 4

Each participant will have the opportunity to practice and present a section of the program to ensure they have understood the intent and delivery method of the CALM and or CALM Care model, as well as enabling them to gain confidence and peer feedback on their presentation styles.

 

What T4T participants receive:

CALM Trainers receive:

A certificate of accreditation, a comprehensive trainers manual, trainers PowerPoint presentation with trainer notes, a detailed guide of preparing for a workshop, videos, a 24-page CALM workbook and wallet card, full access to two apps; Be Safe, and Be Calm, video demonstrations for different cohorts, role-play scenarios, bookings spreadsheet, attendance templates, certificate templates, ice breaker cards, safety plan template, burn-out scale, email template with pre-reading material, promotional posters, flyers, and helpful marketing tips.

CALM Care Trainers receive:

A certificate of accreditation, a comprehensive trainers manual, trainers PowerPoint presentation with trainer notes, videos, a 16-page CALM Care reference booklet,  full access to the Calm Care app, plus a complete set of resources for your participants including, bookings spreadsheet, attendance templates, certificate templates email templates, promotional flyers, posters, helpful marketing tips.

Participants Options:

Option 1

Attend 2-days for the CALM Care suicide awareness presentation T4T, $1,250 (+GST)

Option 2

Attend 4-days for the CALM suicide intervention skills training T4T, $2,500 (+GST)

Option 3

Attend 5-days for the combined CALM and CALM Care T4T, $2,950 (+GST)

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Testimonials

Hear from people who have participated in our in-person and online suicide prevention training.

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Interesting, informative & well presented. Good balance of film clips, worksheets & reading material. Short film clips were good, except those where the presenter merely stated what was written below.

K. Reval

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It is an excellent course, very informative and research-based. It raises awareness about the issue and provides skills and tools on the topic. I highly recommend it to everyone, not…

K. Figiel

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Thank you so much for this course. I found it so so helpful especially in the work I do as an Injury Management Adviser. I had a situation this week…

A. Cozyn

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Excellent course. Thank you for the course, it helped answer a lot of questions where I had gone wrong in the past and now I feel more equipped to help…

C. Calanna

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Extremely Informative. This course is extremely helpful and full of crucial information to assist us in feeling more confident and knowledgeable about what to do in certain situations, I highly…

N. Yusuf

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Excellent course. It was an excellent course. I even applied myself to many of the examples and knowledge. I would appreciate the elimination of swear words throughout the examples, and…

A. Gates

Accidental Counsellor Online

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Great introductory short course. Recommend for those who work in student wellbeing.

J. Bauman

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I found the course to be interesting and also enough information for a beginner counsellor. It had everything you needed to know, this was a good refresher as I have…

M. Clarke

Accidental Counsellor Online

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Mel and Sandi are dedicated, passionate and inspiring. I could not commend them highly enough and would like to thank them both sincerely. I have no doubt this program has…

Anonymous

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The information and resources provided to me completing the CALM T4T training, equipped me to be able to deliver high quality, evidence based education to my community. The ongoing support…

Mission Australia

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Thank you Mel & Sandy – great training. Really enjoyed your passion, enthusiasm, incredible knowledge and delivery styles and the way you worked together. Awesome

MHFA Trainer

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CALM Train the Trainer equipped me with the confidence and skill to deliver the training.  Sandra and Melanie ensured that we had a thorough understanding of suicide and the purpose…

Richmond Fellowship Queensland

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The instructor was organised and gave a thought provoking and insightful presentation. I enjoyed the activities and learning skills related to PFA

Psychological First Aid

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I thought the training was delivered in a way that was easy to understand. Loved the visual drawings and the trainers “shiny moments” Great training!

Psychological First Aid

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The trainer was excellent – made it very interesting and gave lots of information and explained it very well.

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Well prescribed content and lessons – helps boost confidence in presenting.

Lifelines Prevention

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Lots of very comprehensive handouts, manuals and DVD’s etc. and a variety of forms of presentation.

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Engaging presenter, highly skilled and knowledgeable, and preparation of all materials – all ready to go!

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All school approach, concrete roleplays for students, simple steps for suicide intervention that can applied universally.

Lifeline Trilogy

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It was well paced, confidently presented, superbly resources and a good size of participants.

Lifeline Trilogy

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I go back to college with a comprehensive plan. I’m optimistic that it will be well received and put into action. Thank you – it was excellent!

Lifeline Trilogy

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Excellent information and resources provided. Trainer was very easy to understand and friendly.

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Thank you for your candid, relational approach regarding the delivery of the anti cyber bullying content. I gained a great deal from your session. Thank you!

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Excellent training. I like the fact it is all ‘in the book’ – easy to deliver to schools as all info provided.

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Loved the session today. Very knowledgeable, and interesting. Awesome!

Accidental Counsellor

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This has been the best training I have attended and recommend this to everyone.

Accidental Counsellor

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Even though I already have a Diploma in Counselling it gave me more information in such a way to explain and fill in the gaps. Very informative!

Accidental Counsellor

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Excellent presentation! Learned a lot about suicide and feel that I have more of an understanding of suicide.

Calm Yarn

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Excellent! Looking forward to learning more about culture.

Calm Yarn

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Great, informative, and easy to follow. Loved the training, I believe all should do this training.

Calm Yarn

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Amazing training course! Very concise and helpful. Well presented.

CALM C-A-R-E Suicide Awareness

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I’m so pleased I came along and thankful you have created this training. Love the app and the colourful graphics.

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Great program! Lots of information this is helpful. Videos were great too. Lots of opportunity for comments, questions and discussion.

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I thoroughly enjoyed this course. It was the best quality course that I have attended on suicide intervention and would love to attend more CALM courses on this and other…

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This training has helped to improve my confidence discussing this topic. One of the best training sessions I’ve done in years. Thank you.

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Amazing training model and delivery. Has helped me greatly to improve my confidence in my personal support to someone suicidal. I now have knowledge around an action plan.

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Excellent presentation. Learned a lot about suicide and feel that I have more of an understanding of suicide.

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This has to be the best training I’ve attended and recommend this to everyone.

Suicide Programs

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It is an excellent course, very informative and research-based. I highly recommend it to everyone.

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