NT Police learn about MHACA’s Suicide Bereavement Service during February and March 2016

Around 55 Northern Territory Police Officers attended mandatory information sessions about MHACA’s StandBy Response service over a period of five weeks in Alice Springs recently. Sessions were supported by MHACA staff talking about mental health first aid, StandBy Response team members sharing their experiences and Headspace School Support providing additional information about their role in suicide postvention when a young person is involved.

The majority of police officers had no previous training in suicide prevention, suicide intervention or suicide postvention. Their knowledge about suicide came mostly from experience on the job and some personal experience.

They were hugely grateful for the opportunity to learn about the StandBy Response Service and felt that their awareness of the needs of people bereaved by suicide had increased as a result of the training.

 

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The Housing and Homelessness Support Worker (HHSW) will work across MHACA’s housing and homelessness programs specifically the Tenancy Support Program and Housing Psychosocial and Support Program.

For the Position Description and how to apply go to www.mhaca.org.au/2023/01/27/career-opportunity-housing-and-homelessness-support-worker-2/

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MHACA is seeking a Housing and Homelessness Support Worker. 

The Housing and Homelessness Support Worker (HHSW) will work across MHACA’s housing and homelessness programs specifically the Tenancy Support Program and Housing Psychosocial and Support Program. 

For the Position Description and how to apply go to https://www.mhaca.org.au/2023/01/27/career-opportunity-housing-and-homelessness-support-worker-2/

Temporary full time 12 month contract with potential opportunity to become permanent.

MHACA EAP/NT SACS Level 4.1 ($78,353 - $84,320) Plus Salary Sacrifice

Applications close Wednesday 1 February at 4pm

There are still a couple spots left for the SafeTALK workshop which will be delivered in Alice Springs on Wednesday 1 February. Register at www.mhaca.org.au/suicidepreventiontraining/

The Mental Health Association of Central Australia (MHACA) delivers the Central Australia Suicide Prevention Training Program. For more information please call 0437 947 257 or email training@mhaca.org.au

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There are still a couple spots left for the SafeTALK workshop which will be delivered in Alice Springs on Wednesday 1 February. Register at https://www.mhaca.org.au/suicidepreventiontraining/

The Mental Health Association of Central Australia (MHACA) delivers the Central Australia Suicide Prevention Training Program.  For more information please call 0437 947 257 or email training@mhaca.org.au

Find other upcoming training opportunities at https://www.mhaca.org.au/suicidepreventiontraining/
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