Carers NSW has announced the dates for two upcoming workshops for service providers and carers interested in starting, or are currently running a carer support group.

 

Carer Support Groups: A workshop for facilitators

A free interactive workshop covering a broad range of topics and issues that relate to the role of a carer support group facilitator.


Topics include:

  • An introduction to group processes and group work
  • Identifying and responding to issues specific to carers and the group
  • How to develop and maintain ethical facilitation
  • An introduction to Carers NSW resources for carer support groups, including Carer Support Groups: An information and support resource for facilitators.


This training is open to:

  • Service providers and carers who currently facilitate a carer support group
  • Service providers and carers who are interested in facilitating their own group

 

Locations and dates for workshops in 2020    Click on location for further information.

In-person workshops

  • North Sydney   5th August 2020

 

Online workshops 

  • Online     21st May, 28th May, June 4th 2020       10am-12pm
  • Online     4th November, 11th November, 18th November 2020       10am-12pm

 

To register for this workshop click here. 

 


Setting Up a Carer Support Group workshop

A free online interactive workshop that addresses common issues and considerations for new facilitators in setting up a brand new support group for unpaid family carers.


Topics include:

  • Why a support group and how to attract members
  • Setting up a carer support group
  • Running a carer support group
  • Planning a support group meeting


This training is open to:

  • Service providers and carers who would like to set up a new carer support group
  • Service providers and carers who have recently begun to run a carer support group

 

Locations and dates for workshops in 2020    

  • Online     18th March, 25th March, 1st April 2020     10am-12pm
  • Online     10th June, 17th June, 24th June 2020       10am-12pm

 

To register for this workshop click here.