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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 (2018)
22nd & 23rd March 2018, Mackay QLD View the flyer
26th & 27th March 2018, Rockhampton QLD View the flyer
9th & 10th April 2018, Muswellbrook NSW View the flyer
12th & 13th April 2018, Mayfield NSW View the flyer
16th & 17th April 2018, Moorabbin VIC View the flyer
16th & 17th April 2018, Wonthaggi VIC View the flyer
23rd & 24th April 2018, Frankston VIC View the flyer
26th & 27th April 2018, Foster VIC View the flyer
7th & 8th May 2018, Brighton SA View the flyer
10th & 11th May 2018, Ottoway SA View the flyer
21st & 22nd May 2018, Darwin NT View the flyer
24th & 25th May 2018, Katherine NT View the flyer
28th & 29th May 2018, Moe VIC View the flyer

$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.