Heal For Life provides a number of trauma informed training opportunities and can also customise and deliver programs anywhere in Australia upon request.  Training can be delivered onsite at your preferred location (anywhere in Australia)

  • workplace
  • local meeting or conference facilities
  • our centre in the Hunter Valley (Quorrobolong).  A range of accommodation is also available if you would like to stay on site

We are unique because we have been using trauma informed principles in our work for nearly twenty years.  The training we provide is very practical and includes skills which can be easily transferred to any workplace.  Programs include

Trauma Informed Practice (TIP) Training

This is our most popular program and can be tailored from 2 hours to 2 full days to meet the needs of your organisation. We also offer specially customised workshops for Health Professionals and Schools.  The Trauma Informed Practice training is a foundation for our Trauma Informed Healing program.


Some of the organisations we have trained in Trauma Informed Practice are: Wesley Mission, Youth Workers Sydney and Newcastle; Salvation Army Oases Sydney. Catholic Care, Katherine N.T. Headspace South West Victoria, Community Centre Muswellbrook and Bloomfield Hospital Orange.

Trauma Informed Healing (TIH) Training For Health Professionals

This program is for health professionals who want to work more effectively in a therapeutic setting with survivors of child abuse and trauma. Training options are

  • introductory 2 day training or
  • week long residential intensive

Additional training is available for health professionals who are survivors of childhood trauma and have previously attended a healing week.  It consists of a 2 day Trauma Informed Healing program plus a further 2 day advanced training for complex trauma and multi-diagnosis clients.

Heal For Life Peer Support Volunteer Training

A 1 year Certificate in Trauma Healing is available to learn the Heal For Life model and how to work as a peer support volunteer on residential Heal for Life healing weeks.  The 1 year training program must be completed to qualify for these particular volunteering opportunities.

Other training

1 and 2 day workshops can be delivered on a variety of subjects.  The most popular include:

  • Self care in the workplace
  • Workplace bullying
  • Vicarious traumatisation
  • Effective Parenting through divorce
  • Foster carer training

For further information about any of our training please contact our Training Coordinator:

Telephone: 02 4998 6003

or Liz our Education Coordinator at

Facility hire

Our facilities are available for hire so you can conduct your own retreats and/or training programs for as many days as you require.  We love connecting with other organisations and are happy to assist in whatever way we can.  Please contact us to learn more about our facilities, discuss pricing and availability by calling (02) 4998 6003.