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What is it?

Following the launch of the Communicating in Recovery guide, Red Cross consulted with key stakeholders in the recovery sector who identified that professional development training would be the best way to apply the information within the guide to their own community and work contexts.

The training is an opportunity to become skilled in identifying the needs of communities after an emergency and to develop effective recovery communications. It has been developed using content from the best-practice Communicating in Recovery guide.

The module-based training can be delivered as a one or two day workshop.

What is the aim? 

The aim of the training is to assist people to communicate more effectively after an emergency, raise awareness of recovery communications and provide an opportunity for people working in recovery to network and share ideas.

This is not a recovery training course. Recovery communications is only one aspect of a vey large field of work.

Who is it for?

This training is for anyone who may manage information after an emergency and communicate with members of the public.

What are the objectives? 

The objectives of the training course are to:

  • enable participants to communicate more effectively in a post-emergency environment
  • raise awareness of recovery and different recovery audiences
  • familiarise participants with the Communicating in Recovery guide
  • build participant confidence and help apply a range different communication skills to their recovery work
  • provide practical tips to take back to the participant's workplace.

Registration and bookings

Please email us or call (03) 8327 7891 to register your interest in the training program. You can also also download our booking form and return it by email.

Pre course work

Participants are required to complete 45mins of pre course work. Download our pre course powerpoint (PDF 3.4MB) for more information.