Education and training in your professional life
What makes a relationship work? John and Julie Gottman have spent over 35 years researching over 3000 couples. Now after watching a couple for only 5 minutes, John Gottman can predict with 91% accuracy whether they will happily stay together. In this workshop, Drs. John and Julie Gottman provide you with a research-based roadmap for helping couples to compassionately manage their conflicts, deepen their friendship and intimacy, and share their life purpose and dreams.
The Institute offers specially tailored long-term workforce development programs for individual organisations, government departments and schools.
Family Dispute Resolution - Vocational Graduate Diploma
This qualification is for people with a background in law, psychology, social work or dispute resolution, and who are interested in a career in the expanding field of family dispute resolution. The qualification can be completed in three modalities including a classroom based course, online learning, or applying for recognition for all or part of the qualification.
Diploma of Counselling
The Diploma is a two year full time (or part time equivalent) course offering counselling and therapeutic group work skills appropriate for use in a range of community contexts. It explores values and issues associated with counselling processes and addresses specific topics such as dealing with crisis and problem solving.
Training and Assessment
We offer nationally recognised qualifications in training and assessment, at Certificate IV and Diploma levels. These qualifications have been specifically designed to meet the current and future needs of personnel working within vocational education and training.
We provide education and training to Gambling Help sector workers and broader community service workers to assist them to respond to the impact and harm that problem gambling has on the lives of individuals and families. The Gamblers’ Rehabilitation Fund Training Service (GRFTS) provides Gambling Help workers and services with opportunities to explore and learn about a range of current therapeutic models of intervention. We also encourage the development of a reflective workforce that is able to evolve practices in response to emerging research, issues and needs.
Our HIV and HCV Workforce Development Program assists organisations in the HIV and hepatitis sector to develop the skill base of their workforce. By doing this we aim to assist in the prevention of HIV and HCV infections and improve support for people affected by HIV and hepatitis in South Australia.
The nationally accredited Mental Health First Aid program offered by the Institute has been found to be effective in improving mental health literacy, reducing stigma and increasing helping behaviours, and it is recognised throughout Australia. In addition to the core adult Mental Health First Aid program we can offer Youth Mental Health First Aid; Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid; a range of suicide risk assessment and response training; and basic mental illness awareness programs aligned to non-clinical mental health qualifications.
Through the Relationships Australia Bookshop
we are also able to offer an extensive range of books and resources on a range of professional development topics.