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Customised On-Site Professional Development Opportunities Examples
"Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they won't want to." Richard Branson

We provide customised onsite training in any topic/s to meet the needs of the organisation (in every location in Australia), which is a maximum of $100 per person (minimum numbers may be required).

We also provide ongoing support at no extra cost and encourage participants to contact us at any time (for instance participants often contact us days, weeks, months and even years after completing training).

Please contact us on (08) 8311 3741 or admin@owllearningaustralia.com.au to discuss on-site professional development opportunities for staff, volunteers or service users.​​
We look forward to working with you.

Below are some examples of the training topics we have facilitated for organisations:

Accidental Counsellor
This workshop aims to provide participants with information and skills in counselling (including an introduction to person centred therapy, motivational interviewing and solution focused brief therapy) in order to effectively de-escalate people who are experiencing crisis.

Accidental Counsellor Masterclass
This workshop is designed for people who have completed an Accidental Counsellor Workshop and would like to obtain additional counselling knowledge and skills.

Advocacy
This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of advocacy techniques.

Aged Care
This workshop aims to provide participants with information about aged care and service provision.

Alcohol and Other Drugs
This workshop investigates the cycle of addiction and interventions to prevent or reduce harm related to the use of alcohol and other drugs.

Augmentative and Alternative Communication
This workshop focuses on augmentative and alternative communication strategies to enable participation in everyday life.

Autism Spectrum Disorders
This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the impacts on social communication, social interaction and restricted or repetitive behaviours and interests.

Belonging, Being and Becoming
This workshop describes the principles, practices and outcomes of the Early Years Learning Framework.

Body Systems
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of health terminology that describes the structure, function and location of the major body systems, factors that impact on the body systems and how to support healthy functioning.

Boundaries
This workshop focuses on establishing professional boundaries and limits.

Bullying and Harassment
This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of rights and responsibilities in relation to bullying and harassment.

Case Management
This workshop aims to provide participants with information and skills in case management including case management models, processes and roles, examining effective methods of engaging with clients, identifying and using assessment tools, learning how to develop case plans and coordinate the required services and identifying practices for review and case closure.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
This workshop aims to provide participants with an opportunity to learn and practice cognitive behaviour therapy
techniques and strategies.

Consumer Directed Care
This workshop aims to provide participants with skills and knowledge to ensure that aged care consumers have control over their care and services.

Co-Morbidity
This workshop focuses on identifying approaches for working with people experiencing mental health issues who also use alcohol and other drugs.

Community Development
Community development is a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems. This workshop focuses on exploring frameworks for this.

Community Engagement
This workshop aims to provide participants with information and skills to be able to increase community engagement from information and consultation to active participation.

Community Work
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the community services sector.

Complex Grief Issues in Disability
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the key issues of complex grief and supporting carers.

Conflict Management
This workshop aims to provide participants with knowledge, skills and techniques to manage conflict.

Cultural Awareness
This workshop is designed to enhance communication with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Culturally Proficient Recruitment
This workshop aims to provide participants with information about culturally proficient recruitment.

Customer Service
This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the principles of customer service.

Decision Making and Problem Solving
This workshop focuses on addressing problems, defining issues to be addressed and generating options using problem solving, planning and decision making tools.

Dementia
This workshop explores symptoms, stages and service provision for people with dementia.

Disability
This workshop aims to provide participants with information about disabilities and service provision.

Documentation Introduction
This workshop aims to provide participants with an introduction to reading and understanding documentation, writing documentation and storing and releasing information.

Documentation for Frontline Staff
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the reasons for documentation, the ability to write clear, concise and objective documentation that can be used in legal proceedings and the storage and release of information.

Documentation for Management
This workshop aims to provide participants with the ability to clarify the purpose and types of documentation, to write different types of documentation, to organise and present documentation professionally and to manage and store documentation.

Dual Diagnosis
This workshop examines principles for working with people who have a co-existing intellectual disability and mental health issue.

Duty of Care and Dignity of Risk
This workshop focuses on the appropriate balance between self-determination and protection.

Early Childhood Education and Care
This workshop aims to provide participants with information about early childhood education and care and service provision.

Early Childhood Intervention
This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of providing specialised support and services for infants and young people with developmental delays or disabilities and their families in order to promote development, well-being and community participation.

Eating Disorders
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of eating disorders.

e-Mental Health
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the role of e-mental health services.

Emerging Leaders
This workshop is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of participants to enable them to lead and manage effectively within rapidly changing environments.

Employee Engagement and Retention
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of employee engagement and recognition programs.

Ethical Practice
This workshop focuses on the review and reflection of ethical standards.

Financial Counselling
This workshop is designed to provide participants with information and skills in financial counselling.

Food Handling
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the legal requirements for safe food handling.

Fundraising
This workshop focuses on exploring different options for fundraising.

Goal Setting
This workshop is designed to provide practical strategies to support people to set goals. 

Governance
This workshop focuses on providing participants with the knowledge and skills required for effective governance.

Grant Writing
This workshop aims to provide participants with skills to successfully complete tender submissions.

Grief and Loss
This workshop is designed to explore grief theories.

Group Work
This workshop explores group dynamics and facilitation practices.

Harm Minimisation
This workshop aims to provide participants with information and skills to be able to reduce the harmful effects of alcohol and other drugs on individuals and society.

Health Promotion
This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of health promotion.

Holistic Support
This workshop focuses on strategies to provide holistic support services.

Human Development Theories
This workshop explores the human lifespan and development stages and a variety of theories around this topic.

Involuntary Clients
This workshop focuses on techniques for working with involuntary clients.

Inclusion of Children with Disability
This workshop aims to provide participants with information and skills to create high quality inclusive practices in early childhood education and care.

Inclusive Information and Communication Technology
This workshop investigates new and emerging technologies that may be useful to people who have a disability.

Induction
This workshop aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required when they commence employment.

Infection Control
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of how to prevent and control infection.

Intellectual Disability
This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of providing support to enhance the quality of life of people who are living with an intellectual disability.

Leadership Practice
This workshop focuses on identifying leadership styles, exploring emotional intelligence, demonstrating values, responding to team diversity and dynamics, managing conflict and encouraging collaboration and developing a positive workplace culture and person centred teams.

Leadership Performance
This workshop focuses on reviewing recruitment, selection and induction practices,understanding workforce development, developing and managing performance, conducting supervision, evaluating employee engagement and retention and implementing change management principles.

Leadership Planning
This workshop focuses on developing, implementing and evaluating operational and strategic plans, providing effective policies and procedures, managing budgets and projects, understanding marketing fundamentals, creating sustainable practices, delegating and managing priorities and celebrating achievements.
Legal System
This workshop focuses on providing participants with information about the civil and criminal legal systems.

Mental Health
This workshop explores the indicators of mental health disorders and recovery oriented practice.

Managing Change
This workshop aims to provide participants with tools and resources to manage change.

Manual Handling
This workshop is designed to enable participants to identify and control manual handling risks in order to prevent manual handling injuries.

Marketing
This workshop focuses on exploring different options for marketing.

Medical Terminology
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of medical terminology.

Medication
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of how to assist clients with medication.

Mindfulness
This workshop enables participants to develop mindfulness practice.

Motivational Interviewing
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the theory of motivational interviewing and an opportunity to practice motivational interviewing.

My Time, Our Place
This workshop defines the principles, practices and outcomes for the Framework for School Age Care in Australia.

Narrative Therapy 
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the theory of narrative therapy and an opportunity to practice narrative therapy.

Navigating the National Disability Insurance Scheme
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the individualised funding and service delivery landscape of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Navigating the National Quality Framework
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law, the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standards.

Networking
This distance education module is designed to provide you with an understanding of the benefits of networking and creating effective network meetings.

Non Violent Crisis Intervention
This workshop is designed to provide participants with strategies to reduce tension and respond to verbal and physical aggression.

Organisational Development
This workshop aims to provide participants with information and strategies to develop, implement and evaluate all aspects of organisational development.

Performance Development and Management
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of performance development and performance management.

Personal Care
This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of activities of daily living.

Person Centred Practice
This workshop focuses on person centred practice in order to maximise opportunities and outcomes.

Person Centred Teams
This workshop aims to develop person centred teams using person centred practices.

Policies and Procedures
This workshop is designed to provide participants with skills to develop, implement and evaluate policies and procedures.

Physical and Multiple Disabilities
This workshop explores physical and multiple disabilities and strategies that maximise opportunities.

Positive Behaviour Support
This workshop is designed to provide participants with strategies to reduce the frequency and severity of challenging behaviour.

Preventing Self-Harm and Suicide
This workshop focuses on recognising and responding to the risk of self-harm and suicide.

Privacy and Confidentiality
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the legal requirements of privacy and confidentiality.

Problem Gambling
This workshop is designed to provide participants with an understanding of gambling disorders and counselling strategies.

Protective Behaviours
This workshop is designed to provide participants with information and skills to be able to to increase protective behaviours.

Public Speaking and Presenting Skills
This practical workshop aims to provide tools and strategies to help develop presentation skills and confidence as a presenter.

Quality Assurance
This workshop focuses on exploring systems for quality assurance and continuous improvement.

Recruitment
This workshop is designed to provide participants with information and strategies for each stage of the recruitment process.

Re-Engaging Young People
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of differentiated provision, targeted initiatives, flexible learning options within school settings and flexible learning options within community settings.

Reflective Practice
This workshop is designed to provide participants with reflective practice skills.

Responding to Aggressive Behaviour
This workshop focuses on implementing strategies to avoid aggression, manage aggressive behaviour and respond to incidents of aggressive behaviour.

Responding to Domestic Violence
This workshop focuses on supporting individuals and families who have experienced domestic violence.

Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect
This workshop explores the impact of abuse and neglect on children and young people and utilises evidence based strategies to increase protective factors for children and young people who are at risk of harm.

Rights
This workshop provides participants with information about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Risk Management
This workshop aims to provide participants with information about identifying and managing risks.

Self-Care
This workshop focuses on developing a self-care tool kit to overcome stress, burn out and vicarious trauma. 

Sensory Disabilities
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of sensory disabilities.

Sign Language
This workshop aims to provide participants with an introduction to Auslan or Australian Sign Language.

Solution Focused Brief Therapy 
This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the theory of solution focused brief therapy and an opportunity to practice solution focused brief therapy.

Strategic Planning
This workshop is designed to provide participants with the ability to develop, implement and evaluate strategic plans. 

Strategic Thinking
This workshop focuses on understanding the characteristics of strategic thinking and exploring strategic thinking models and methodologies.

Strengths Based Practice
This workshop explores options for supporting the strengths and capabilities of people.

Support Self Management
This workshop provides participants with tools and resources to mobilise strengths, networks and positive coping skills in order to create true self-determination.

Supervision
This workshop aims to provide participants with information and skills in order to provide staff with administrative, educational and supportive supervision.

Team Work
This workshop provides participants with information about professional communication and using individual strengths and diversity to create a cohesive team.

Telephone Skills
This workshop focuses on developing effective telephone communication skills to connect and engage with new and established clients and to manage difficult calls.

Transition Points
This workshop investigates transition points in life and strategies to support transitions.

Transition to Post-School Activities
This workshop investigates pathways that enable people who have a disability to achieve maximum independence in the community with regard to post-school activities and interests.

Trauma Informed Practice
This workshop explores strategies to rebuild a sense of control and empowerment by emphasising physical, psychological and emotional safety.

Well-Being
This workshop aims to provide strategies to enable strong social and emotional foundations to flourish and thrive.

Workforce Development
This workshop aims to provide participants with information and strategies to develop, implement and evaluate all aspects of workforce development.

Workplace Health and Safety
This workshop focuses on the legal requirements for workplace health and safety.

Youth Work
This workshop is designed to provide you with an understanding of youth work services.
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