Carers NSW has announced the dates for three 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 2021    

 

Online workshops (run over 3 weeks)

  • Online     20th May, 27th May, 3rd June 2021                                 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 2021    

  • Online     9th June, 16th June, 23rd June             2021        10am-12pm

 

To register for this workshop click here