volunteer befriender resources
Welcome to the Volunteer Befriender Resource page!
We are excited to set up this mini-library exclusively for our Volunteer Befrienders. You can access/download forms, surveys, info, factsheets and updates etc. from these pages.
Please note that materials on these pages are strictly for the purposes of befriending at Brahm Centre. Please treat the documents and information here with care and confidentiality among the volunteer befrienders.
If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact Melvina:
Tel: 6258 0831
Change of Particulars and Update Forms
Befriender’s Training and Meeting Calendar
Monthly Befriender Meeting
(last Saturday of each month, subject to change and availability)
19 Aug 2017: 10pm to 12 pm
29 July 2017: 1pm to 3pm
Mental Health Training Part 1 – Depression
26th Aug 2017: 11am to 3pm
Mental Health Training Part 2 – Bipolar and Schizophrenia
Mental Health Training Part 3 – Understanding Suicide
(Eligible for befrienders who completed Part 1 and 2)
Mental Health Training Part 4 – Dementia
Befriender Training Overview and Presentation Materials download
Befrienders Training Overview
- Basic Befriender Training
- Mindfulness Training
- Para-Counselling Skills
Awareness of Common Mental Illnesses
- Mental Health Training Part 1 – Depression
- Mental Health Training Part 2 – Bipolar and Schizophrenia
- Mental Health Training Part 3 – Understanding Suicide
- (Befrienders must complete Mental Part 1 and 2 to attend this)
- Mental Health Training Part 4 – Dementia
- Presentation Deck
Other useful info:
View/download the “Who Cares?” file and “We Care” toolkit/workbook file below:
|Who Cares?||We Care Toolkit|
Field attachment schedule
Aug 2017 field attachment dates, select your top 3 choices here
Please reply at least 3 days in advance for your first or earliest choice dates and times so that we can coordinate.
Mid-July – 3 Aug 2017 field attachments dates, click here
For those who have attended the Befriender General Training. Please email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 62580831 if you are available to go.