NEW: Handle with Care™-Staff safety and defusing situations where individuals may be aggressive - Canberra, ACT

Date: 19-Mar-2019

Canberra - TBC  - Tuesday, 19th March 2019 from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

  The training package entitled Handle with Care™-Staff safety and defusing situations where individuals may be aggressive, developed by David Cherry covers:

  • Managing your own feelings in difficult circumstances;
  • Minimising risk;
  • Legal issues;
  • Guidelines for managing difficult situations;
  • General principles for managing difficult behaviour;
  • Using language that does not create resistance;
  • A suggested structure for some difficult conversations;
  • Dealing with individuals according to their different anger triggers and;
  • Communication skills and strategies for defusing situations where individuals may be aggressive.

When: Tuesday, 19th March 2019 from 9.30am to 4.30pm. 

Where: Canberra, TBC    

Cost: The early bird booking is $275.00 if registration occurs before 19th February (GST included). The fee for registrations after the 19th February is $330.00 (GST included). Morning tea and lunch are provided. 

To register: Register and complete payment below. A Tax Invoice will be emailed to you. The payment needs to be completed before the workshop occurs, for the registration to be fully confirmed.

Facilitator: David Cherry


David Cherry is a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist who has been working for over 35 years. David has worked as a Family Court Counsellor and worked in residential care for 14 ½ years with children and young people who could not live at home because of concerns about abuse and neglect. David has extensive experience in preparing staff to cope in difficult working environments as well as in providing support for individuals and groups after difficult incidents. David was a volunteer with the Victorian SES for 4 years where he was involved in searches, body recovery and road crash rescue among other duties.




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