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An Introduction to Working with Individuals who have Self-Destructive Behaviours


This ACWA endorsed CPD activity is conducted by SAFE in Oz.

SAFE in Oz addresses specialist mental health issues through training workshops and consultancy services. SAFE in Oz provides training to professionals to allow them to better understand the concept of self-destructive behaviour and working with individuals who display this behaviour.

Day One

  • Self-Destructive behaviour... what is it all about?
  • What is a self-destructive behaviour?
  • How do we know it is a self-destructive behaviour?
  • Why do individuals do it?
  • How does it start?
  • What are the triggers for the behaviour and why does it continue to happen?
Day Two
  • Our response to Self-Destructive Behaviour
  • Meeting the needs of someone with self-destructive behaviours
  • Hospitalisation and associated problems.
  • Treatment environments and points of intervention
  • Boundaries, support plans and essentials for behavioural change
  • Meeting the needs of and supporting the worker
  • Introduction to ‘Facilitating the SAFE in Oz Consumer Program’
Format: 2 day workshop

When and where
2 & 3 March 2020, Port Augusta SA
5 & 6 March 2020, Magill SA
12 & 13 March 2020, Adelaide SA
16 & 17 March 2020, Mount Gambier SA
19 & 20 March 2020, Hove SA
30 & 31 March 2020, Gladstone SA
6 & 7 April 2020, Elizabeth East SA
1 & 2 June 2020, Port Lincoln SA
4 & 5 June 2020, Whyalla SA
15 & 16 June 2020, Alice Springs NT

$440, see SAFE in Oz for early bird pricing details

Registration and enquiries

This is an ACWA endorsed CPD activity. Members can claim CPD hours for their participation.