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Connector – Sydney

28 June 2021

When

8.30 - 12.30pm
28 June 2021

Where

Master Builders Association of NSW
52 Parramatta Road, Forest Lodge

To register your place in this event, please click here.

“A Connector is a MATE who can keep you safe while connecting you to help.”

The role of a Connector is to connect people who are struggling to a suicide first aid resource. Connector training takes approx. 4 hours.

A Connector is not a counselor or any other kind of professional, they are simply a mate who knows how to help. Most people participating in Connector training have naturally been in the role without even knowing it. The Connector training provides some extra skills for people to ask about suicide and then facilitate the link to help.

Connectors are trained in the following:

  • What is a Connector’s role?
  • What is not a Connector’s role?
  • How to be alert to the signs of suicide.
  • How to ask about suicide.
  • How to connect a person to help.
  • How to look after yourself as a Connector.
  • The help that a MATES Case Manager can offer.

Connector – Sydney

To register your place in this event, please click here.

“A Connector is a MATE who can keep you safe while connecting you to help.”

The role of a Connector is to connect people who are struggling to a suicide first aid resource. Connector training takes approx. 4 hours.

A Connector is not a counselor or any other kind of professional, they are simply a mate who knows how to help. Most people participating in Connector training have naturally been in the role without even knowing it. The Connector training provides some extra skills for people to ask about suicide and then facilitate the link to help.

Connectors are trained in the following:

  • What is a Connector’s role?
  • What is not a Connector’s role?
  • How to be alert to the signs of suicide.
  • How to ask about suicide.
  • How to connect a person to help.
  • How to look after yourself as a Connector.
  • The help that a MATES Case Manager can offer.