The duration of the training is a minimum of 170 hours to achieve Accreditation as a Lifeline Crisis Supporter and if successful, students will obtain a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in:
CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCCCS028 Provide client-centred support to people in crisis
What it’s like being a Lifeline crisis support counsellor during the coronavirus pandemic.
ABC Life by Ruben Mackellar, as told to Moataz Hamde
I’m a Lifeline crisis support counsellor.
Over the past couple of months, we’ve received more calls for help than any other time in Lifeline’s 57-year history.
People from all walks of life, from all over Australia waiting in the call queue.