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Issue 01.17 13 January 2017

3D Bear Hunt in the Park - 18 January 2017  west

Participants Called to Join Study for Best Practice Guidelines for Suicide Prevention

A groundbreaking new study is set to be carried out in a bid to develop a set of best practice guidelines for crisis care and suicide prevention.

LifeSpan, an evidence-based approach to suicide prevention developed by the Black Dog Institute and the Centre for Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention, is calling on people with professional or lived experience of suicide or self-harm to participate in the survey.

Blue Knot Foundation - Professional Development Training 2017

'Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide': Accredited Course and Workshop Calendar for early 2017  (City) west

Utility Literacy Workshops - February and March 2017  west

Do you work with people who struggle to pay their utility bills, who have high energy consumption or are unsure about what kind of contract they have with their energy supplier? You might be a financial counsellor or housing officer, a case manager in mental health or working in emergency relief - hardship as we know cuts right across our sector.

UCWB delivers innovative training in utilities literacy to the community services sector in South Australia. We have designed a set of five half-day modular-based workshops:

  1. Decoding bills and reading meters
  2. Contracts and getting a better deal
  3. Calculating running costs, energy and water efficiency
  4. Hardship, concessions and assistance
  5. New technologies and tariff reform

The workshops will be offered at Bowden in February and March 2017. If you wish to register (yourself, colleagues, volunteers…) for any of the training modules, just click on the date(s) of your choice on the calendar. While the sessions are complementary, they can be attended as stand-alone workshops.  

UCWB delivers training state-wide so if you would like to host a session, please get in touch with us to discuss options. Sessions can be tailored to your needs. To find out more contact Stephen Graham or Heather Merran on 8245 7148 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Youth Development Voyage aboard the One and All - 27 to 31 March 2017  west

Port Adelaide Enfield Council is looking for young people aged 15-19 to participate in a 5 day Youth Development Voyage aboard the One & All Tall Ship. The Voyage will begin on Monday March 27th and end on Friday March 31st and is at zero cost to young people.

This is a great opportunity for young people to challenge themselves, learn new skills & make new friends and is an opportunity that does not come along every day.

Nominations close 17 February 2017.

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