Do NO Harm: Hearing Stories Safely

/Do NO Harm: Hearing Stories Safely
Do NO Harm: Hearing Stories Safely 2018-02-08T15:21:14+00:00


Suitable For Those working with people with mental illness
Next Course Dates Weekdays. Evenings and weekends upon request*
Training Location Workplace. Venue can be provided at an additional cost
Training Format Interactive/Workshop
Duration 3.5 hours (with a break) or a full day option
Course Fee 3.5 hours = $128/person**
full day = $201/person**

* May incur an additional cost
** May incur additional costs for venue and nibbles


A workshop for people who want to learn how to compassionately communicate with people who live with a mental illness.

MIEACT’s Do NO Harm framework underpins how we think and talk about suicide, self-harm, eating disorders and trauma.


By the end of this workshop, participants will know how to explain their own experiences with mental illness  in a way which reduces triggering other people. This course helps to protect your clients and vulnerable people in the community.

Course Outline

  • Do NO Harm’s link with Direct  Positive Contact
  • Safe talking
  • Context and purpose of  storytelling
  • Self care
  • Limits to helping others
  • Safe and inclusive language
  • Talking about suicide, self harm  and eating disorders

Who Should Attend?

  • Mental Health workers
  • Social workers
  • Teachers
  • Managers
  • Carers
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to effectively and compassionately talk with a person living with mental illness.