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The following training courses are a sample of those offered by Enable Workplace Consulting to enhance the skills of individuals or groups of staff in the workplace. They can be tailored from lunchtime, through to half day, single day or two day workshops, depending on the needs of your organisation. The courses can be conducted at your workplace, or at a venue that we arrange.


We're offering an online training opportunity to enhance your crisis response skills. 

Training in strategic planning and tactical decision making is the cornerstone of this course, facilitated by psychologists Merryn Snare and Ange Wallace. 



DATES: Thursday May 9th & Friday May 10th 2024

FACILITATORS:  Merryn Snare & Ange Wallace

TIME: 9.30am to 4pm each day AEST

This training combines individual and group processes and assists participants to respond effectively to incidents and crises. It is designed for those managing staff in the workplace, those responding to incidents in client/customer organisations and particularly those in peer support roles within the workplace.

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Develop the confidence and skills to be able to prevent bullying in your workplace and to be able to handle any allegation proactively while protecting your staff and reputation.

Topics include:

  • Recognising bullying and how it is different from reasonable management action
  • Legislation including changes from January 1 2014 and the obligations they impose on managers and staff
  • Understanding the contribution of individual and group factors that give rise to bullying behaviour
  • Practical strategies to minimise conflict and promote productivity
  • Taking appropriate steps if bullying is occurring
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Do you lead or just manage? This course is designed to enhance your skills to lead others in achieving your business goals and objectives. Topics include leadership styles, empowering good decision making, dealing with mistakes, effective delegation and leading change.


Everyone needs to negotiate each day. This course skills the participants in specific strategies to use in their professional career, which can also be helpful in personal relationships.

Topics include:

  • win-win outcomes
  • five stages of negotiation
  • understanding different perspectives
  • the types of power
  • tips and techniques.
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Learn how to turn workplace conflict into positive outcomes for your team. This course will address skills and strategies to change the focus from problem oriented to successful ideas to drive business solutions. Topics include understanding the nature of conflict, sources of conflict, understanding individual and group aims, risk management while working on solutions, seeing the ideas in the situation and managing difficult individuals and personalities.


Training Length: Three Days

This training (usually two courses of two days each but delivered as a three day course due to the accreditation and experience of the trainers) is to assist participants to respond effectively to incidents and crises and to support people in the community, their colleagues and the organisation in the most appropriate way.  It focuses on both individual and group processes and is useful for all staff and particularly those in any peer support role within workplaces.

Course content includes

  • Crisis Intervention and CISM terminology and background
  • Introduction to Psychological First Aid
  • Crisis communication skills
  • Psychological and behavioural reactions to critical incidents and approaches to people in crisis
  • Crisis Management Briefing (CMB)
  • Rest, Information and Transition Services (RITS)
  • Immediate Small Group Support (ISGS)/Defusing
  • Powerful Event Group Support (PEGS)/Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
  • Stress Stocktakes
  • Resilience/wellbeing sessions and associated strategies
  • Values, ethics and practice standards; and
  • Post traumatic growth/Self care
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Training Length: Two Days

This course focuses on the sequence of crisis intervention processes to use, for which individuals and/or groups, at what times and under what circumstances.

Training in strategic planning and tactical decision making is the cornerstone of this course, along with preparedness of the crisis support personnel.

This course requires prior completion of the Assisting Individuals in Crisis and Group Crisis Intervention training programs (GRIN) or equivalent.

Course Content Includes:

  • Strategic planning as it applies to crisis intervention
  • Incident management systems and crisis intervention
  • Elements of effective planning
  • Steps in developing the plan
  • Planning process in assessing target populations
  • Determining the type, timing and resources necessary
  • Assisting large numbers of people involved in a crisis
  • The most important crisis intervention tactics, and
  • Managing a complicated or large scale crisis event in the workplace or the community.
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Having the confidence to act appropriately in different situations assists your ability to network effectively and achieve your business goals. Topics include Professional introductions, Top tips to build rapport and make contacts, Expected courtesy and manners in business, Meeting protocols, and Embracing gender and cultural awareness.


Training Length: Two Days

This course is designed to cater for those who have been providing individual support services after crisis for at least two years and who have previously completed the Assisting Individuals in Crisis course (or equivalent).


  • Key terms and concepts and highlights of recent developments.
  • Listening strategies and empathetic communication techniques.
  • Psychological reactions and advanced psychological triage.
  • Developments in Psychological First Aid.
  • Ethical issues and cautions in a risk minimisation framework.
  • Complex situations such as suicide, complex bereavement, grief and terrorism.
  • Follow-up and referrals; and
  • Self-care and sustainability.
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We're passionate about training and are thrilled to announce Crisis Response in the Workplace is back in May 2024.

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Contact us for further details about solving your ‘people problems’ in effective compassionate and comprehensive ways tailored to your business or join us at one of the many workshop opportunities in crisis intervention, psychological first aid and proactive staff and culture approaches to early intervention in the workplace.

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