This unit is available to practitioners who are interested n developing specific skills in crisis management to add to their counselling practice. The unit of competency is part of
This unit is available to practitioners who are interested n developing specific skills in crisis management to add to their counselling practice. The unit of competency is part of the training package for CHCCCS019 https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CHCCCS019
It will include specific crisis intervention skills and strategies to enable practitioners to ensure their own and their clients safety in the face of crisis. It will include strategies regarding mandatory reporting, referrals and duty of care for counselling practitioners.
A statement of attainment will be awarded and this unit will count towards 12 PD points.
John Butters is a Counselling Psychologist with specialist endorsement through AHPRA. He initially worked in psychiatric settings between 1998 and 2008, across a number of clinical populations including drug and alcohol; general psychiatric; trauma and personality disorders. In 2017, John also completed a Research Masters at Macquarie University in epistemic trust and social learning for trainees of psychotherapy. Between 2002 and the present, John has presented training to clinicians through Think Education, AABCAP, CASPC, Karitane, PDP, PESI, Lifeline, Mandala and other health services. He has a Cert IV in Training and Assessment and presents on a number of topics within the field of mental health. John is the core trainer and assessor for the Diploma of Counselling.