Lifeline Canberra exists to support people in crisis and save the lives of those experiencing thoughts of suicide.
As an integral part of the Canberra landscape, we continue to promote community and individual resilience. Each day our staff and volunteers fight to save the next life.
Some of the crises that our callers experience include: suicide, relationships, mental health issues, loneliness, addiction, bereavement, physical health problems, etc.
Lifeline is non-judgemental, confidential and accessible at all times. Help save the next life.
Become a Lifeline Telephone Crisis Supporter (TCS)
The Crisis Supporter Workplace Training is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge they require to undertake the crisis supporter role. The training comprises three phases:
- Phase 1 – Blended learning (e-learning + face-to-face)
- Phase 2 – Student Placement
- Phase 3 – Probation Stage 1 + Stage 2
The duration of the training is a minimum of 170 hours to achieve Accreditation as a Lifeline Crisis Supporter and if successful, students will obtain a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in:
- CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
- CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
- CHCCCS028 Provide client-centred support to people in crisis