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Parramatta Day 1

  • Parramatta City Motel 40-44 Great Western Highway Parramatta, NSW 2150 (map)

Communication, Connection and Challenging Situations

This course is now full and no further registrations can be accepted.  If you are interested in going on the waiting list for this course please email us on

Made up of 6 different learning outcomes based on research of learning needs of the ER Sector.  This one day workshop runs from 9.30am - 4.30pm (7hrs) with breaks for morning/afternoon tea and lunch. 

Our learning style has a big emphasis on interactive learning activities rather than lecture style.  The workshop includes the following learning outcomes:

  • Understand why ER is important - overview of the sector and ER in Australia, research about poverty in Australia
  • Understand why and how people find themselves in crisis
  • Enhance empathy for the client situation
  • How to build trust and engaging connections with clients to better meet their needs
  • Managing difficult situations
  • Communication strategies for people with complex needs

This a free training day funded by DSS for all ER sector workers, paid or unpaid.  Places are limited, please register to attend online by submitting our registration form.  All enquiries can be made to or by phone (freecall) 1800 628 749.

Earlier Event: May 29
Newcastle Day 2
Later Event: May 30
Gosford Day 2