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Welfare Services Functional Area Overview

Welfare Services Functional Area Overview
Duration

40 minutes. Online, self-paced, short course consisting of 2 modules (20 min each).

Course dates
Available online at any time.
Essential/Recommended training
No essential or recommended training is required for this course.

Introduction

The Welfare Services Functional Area Overview course is a self-paced online short course designed for those engaged in assisting people during emergencies. It is especially beneficial for those responsible for providing welfare services to people affected by an emergency or disaster.

On completion of this program, learners will be able to:

  • understand the role of the Welfare Services Functional Area
  • understand the role of the agencies that assist in the delivery of Welfare Services
  • outline the functions of the evacuation centre
  • understand the agencies involved in the evacuation centre
  • understand the model and principles operating in the evacuation centre
  • appreciate the impacts of a disaster on people and how it affects them
  • explain the principles of Psychological First Aid.

This course is suited to:

  • people who assist the Welfare Services Functional Area to carry out its role 
  • people who work or volunteer with community services networks
  • agencies, and/or people with an interest in disaster welfare.

NIL.

This is a non-accredited course.

The organisation you nominate during enrolment may request information from Resilience NSW about staff or volunteers who undertake this course. Your organisation collects this information to determine the names or number of staff/volunteers who complete this training.

Resilience NSW will only release your name and details as they relate to the delivery of this course. All other personal details will not be released by Resilience NSW, and will remain confidential. Enrolment in this course is acknowledgement that this information can be released to the organisation you have nominated at registration.

Upcoming Courses

Name Course Start Date Course End Date
2021 Q4 - Welfare Services Functional Area Overview 29/09/2021 28/12/2021

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