2-hour Connected Resilience training to build mental wellness in groups
Resilience First Aid Starter Training - RFAST
Delve into the evolving world of mental health prevention and learn how to create a supportive environment through psychosocial hazard awareness.
Join us to unlock your potential in promoting resilience and embark on a journey of personal growth and empowerment for the betterment of your community, workplace, and personal life.
RFAST Training Outcomes
By participating in RFAST’s workshop, you will:
- Develop an appreciation for mental health prevention strategies
- Gain awareness of psychosocial hazards and their impact
- Understand the significance of supporting resilience in others
- Enhance your ability to recognise when someone needs resilience support
- Identify your strengths and create a resilience action plan
RFAST is a useful course to complete for those interested in progressing on to the accredited 2-day Resilience First Aid Responder course.
Included in RFAST
- 2 Hours of Training – You can complete the training fully online (self-paced) through videos and interactive training, or you can find an instructor for live training
- RFAST Participant Workbook – Summary of the workshop content, space for notes, plus your own Active Strength analysis and personal Resilience Action Plan
- Completion Certificate – Useful as evidence of ongoing professional development marking 2 hours of attended training
Duration: 2 Hours
Prerequisites: None, open to anyone
Download: RFAST Brochure
RFAST Curriculum Overview
The RFAST workshop covers the following topics:
- The evolution of mental health towards prevention, emerging trends in therapies, and new approaches
- The importance of psychosocial hazard awareness and your role in promoting a healthy environment
- The concept of Connected Resilience and strategies for cultivating it
- The six resilience domains, including their highs, lows, and risk factor awareness
- Identifying your unique strengths and creating a tailored resilience action plan
Is RFAST For You?
RFAST is designed to benefit a diverse range of individuals and professionals who are interested in fostering resilience and promoting mental well-being in their communities, workplaces, or personal lives. The target audience includes many professions and individuals from all walks of life.
Educators and school staff
Teachers, counsellors, administrators, and support staff seeking to create a supportive environment for students and colleagues
Human resources and management personnel
Managers, supervisors, and HR professionals aiming to cultivate a healthy work environment and support employee well-being
Parents and caregivers
Those responsible for the care and well-being of children or other family members who want to foster resilience in their loved ones
Mental health advocates
Anyone passionate about mental health awareness, prevention, self-improvement, and personal growth
Doctors, nurses, therapists, and other healthcare providers looking to incorporate resilience-building strategies into their practice
Community leaders and organisers
Individuals involved in community development, social work, or non-profit organisations working towards community resilience and mental health support
Public safety personnel
First responders, law enforcement, and emergency management professionals who deal with high-stress situations and require high resilience
Associations and professional bodies
Useful as a broad awareness training course to raise skills for professional development
Group rates available.
RFAST Training Formats
Live – Trainer Led
- 2 Hours live training with a certified RFAST Trainer
- In-person or webinar based training available
- Available for organisations and can be tailored to enhance the experience for participants
Continue on from RFAST to explore further training with these options.
RFAST offers valuable insights and practical tools for individuals from various backgrounds and professions, providing a comprehensive understanding of connected resilience and its potential for promoting mental well-being.
Join us to learn how you can make a positive impact in your community, organisation, or personal life by fostering resilience and proactive support.
Watch – 2 Min RFAST Introduction
Meet program founder, resilience expert, author, and researcher, Jurie Rossouw.
RFAST is an introductory course. If you are looking for accredited training, you can complete the 2-day Resilience First Aid which is fully accredited under the Australian Government’s Suicide Prevention framework. You can read more about the full formal accreditation is by Suicide Prevention Australia here – https://home.hellodriven.com/articles/resilience-first-aid-achieves-full-accreditation/
Resilience First Aid is accredited by the Australian Counselling Association (ACA), providing approval for earning 10 Ongoing Professional Development (OPD) credits. See the listing here – https://www.theaca.net.au/opd-event.php?id=ywayvnw6
The Driven Resilience Program which Resilience First Aid is based on is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education (CAPCE). This includes the Driven Resilience App provided in the training itself, alongside the peer-reviewed PR6 resilience model providing the scientific foundation of the six resilience domains model. More about this formal accreditation can be read here – https://home.hellodriven.com/articles/capce-accredits-driven-resilience-training/
On completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion, marking 2 hours of completed training. You can then use this certificate for continuing education requirements.
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Yes, there is an RFAST Presenter Training course available through which you can be able to host RFAST workshops as well as provide the fully online version of the course.
The prerequisite for this is to complete the CReC course, after which you can contact us to become an RFAST Trainer.
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For life-threatening emergencies, call 000 in Australia
For life-threatening emergencies, call 911 in the United States
For assistance with mental health and suicide, contact the Suicide Call Back Service in Australia – 1300 659 467
For international assistance on suicide, you can find a crisis call center here – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines
Additional services in Australia:
- QLife – 1800 184 527
- Mens Line – 1300 789 978
- Kids Help Line – 1800 551 800
- 1800Respect – 1800 737 732
- Lifeline – 13 11 14
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