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Courses & Workshops

  1. A Retreat for Professional Men (PDF, 370kb)
  2. Introduction
  3. Counselling Skills
  4. Substance use and Abuse
  5. Super Advising
  6. Super Advising II
  7. Managing Employee Well Being
  8. Leadership
  9. Team Building
  10. Dealing with Difficult People
  11. Stress Awareness I, II & III
  12. Care of the Self
  13. Other Programs
  14. Fee Structure
  15. Contact Details

Introduction

HEAS Pty Ltd, formally RF Peters and Associates, are well recognised as trainers and presenters. Roger Peters wrote and can present all of the following programs. As a presenter, Roger is sought after throughout Australia and has taught the following programs on countless occasions. In the case of Alcohol and Other Drugs, over 200 presentations have been delivered. Care of the Self, we estimate has been presented well over 100 times. Of course, testimonials and validations are available on request.

While the following courses are “off the shelf”, HEAS stress the importance of completing a needs analysis before embarking on any training, thus, ensuring you maximise your training opportunity and of course, your budget.

Our consultants are ready to answer any questions you may have, so do not hesitate to contact us.


Counselling Skills

Aim:

A two day course aimed to teach participants some basic counselling skills for use in the workplace for dealing with staff experiencing difficulties due to work- and/or non work-related issues.

Objectives:

By the end of this session participants will be better able to:


Substance Use and Abuse

Aim:

1) For employees: This two hour course is aimed to teach employee's about the effects of alcohol and other drugs. The course focuses on performance at work, and is an ideal educational program for workplaces who are developing, or have introduced an Alcohol and Other Drugs policy.

2) For supervisors and managers: This two hour short course is designed to provide managers and supervisors with just some of the facts about substance use and abuse and how to recognise and deal with their effects in the workplace.

Objectives:

By attending this program, participants will be better able to:


Super Advising

A course for managers and supervisors on effectively dealing with staff experiencing difficulties

Aim:

This one day workshop is aimed to teach participants some basic counselling skills for use in the workplace for dealing with staff experiencing difficulties due to work- and/or non work- related issues.

Objectives:

By the end of this program participants will be better able to:


Super Advising II

Aim:

This one day workshop is aimed to teach participants some basic counselling skills for use in the workplace for dealing with staff experiencing difficulties due to work- and/or non work- related issues (Superadvising 1 is a pre-requisite).

Objectives:

By the end of this program participants will be better able to:


Managing Employee Well Being

Aim:

This half day course is aimed to provide participants with the knowledge to identify staff who may not be coping with the stress of workplace change and to recognise when and where to refer an employee for personal assistance.

Objectives:

By the end of this program participants will be better able to:


Leadership

Aim:

This one day course is aimed for the soon to be promoted, or newly appointed leader. it is specifically aimed to assist participants identify their style, develop a flexibility in approach (situational) and identify strengths and weaknessES in their own particular style.

Objectives:


Team Building

Aim:

This is a three day program, but each day stands independently. thus, parts of one day can be added to any other, to make any number of days. Aimed to develop a stronger team, characterised by empathy, loyalty and commitment. A team with shared goals, mission standards, and vision.

Objectives:


Dealing with Difficult People

Aim:

A one day program aimed to assert participants to better control the difficult behaviour of people, including staff, clients, customers, students, and even relatives.

Objectives:

Participants will better understand:


Stress Awareness I, II, III

Stress Awareness I Aim:

A two hour course aimed at teaching people the basis of the stress response and discusses physiological measures for controlling it.

Stress Awareness II Aim:

A two hour course aimed to teach what the current levels of work related stress is. To then teach people how to develop better coping resources.

Stress Awareness III Aim:

A two hour course aimed to teach people how to deal with conflict.

Objectives for Stress I - III:

To help participants better understand:


Care of the Self

Aim:

A two hour course aimed so that participants will develop a better understanding of themselves, in particular, why and how distress occurs. How to care rather than fix it, and how to come to terms and manage when trauma strikes.

Objective:


Other Programs

Dealing with Trauma in the Workplace and Peer Support Training Programs, are two workshops conducted by Dr Roger Peters, who is consultant to the NSW Police Department, The Department of Corrective Services, The Department of School Education and the Department of Defence, on matters relating to Critical Incident Stress Management.

Should these courses be of particular interest to you, then please contact Roger personally on the number listed below.

In addition, HEAS can provide tailor made courses to suit your needs. These include motivation, occupational health & safety, positive parenting programs and shiftwork, just to name a few.


Fee Structure

Most courses are based on $1650 per day in the Newcastle area, half day courses are $990 (plus travel for destinations greater than 100kms ). Outside the region it would be more cost effective in the case of shorter courses, to put two courses together at no extra cost, courses in Sydney are $TBA per day irrespective of the course chosen.

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact HEAS.


Contact Details

HEAS Consultant Psychologists
Ground Floor, 123 Scott Street
Newcastle NSW 2300

All correspondence to:
PO Box 1148
Newcastle NSW 2300

Ph: (02) 4925 3333 - 24 hours
Fax: (02) 4925 3933
Email: info@heas.com.au

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