In the intensive two-day Train-the-Trainer program key community members and leaders learn to deliver the Deadly Thinking one-day social and emotional well-being program, in any setting.

Who can benefit?

There is no limit to who can benefit from undertaking training. Participants need not be experts in mental health; the Train-the-Trainer program will provide the confidence and essential knowledge required to deliver the Deadly Thinking workshop in your community.

If you have an interest in actively supporting your community, colleagues or clients social and emotional well-being; this program is for you!



What does the program consist of?

Day 1 begins with an introduction to the program, viewing of RRMH video resources and the completion of a well-being and lifestyle survey – sponsored by Movember.

Participants then take part in a real ‘Deadly Thinking’ workshop delivered by our senior Indigenous trainers and supported by RRMH staff.

Following completion of the presentation all participants are assigned a section of the presentation from the training manual to present the following day.

What happens during day 2?

Day 2 consists of the development and practice of presentations followed by presentations in sequence, supported by written prompts, video resources, PowerPoint slides.

Feedback is provided and certificates awarded. Training closes with individual and group photos taken subject to participant authorisation.


What materials are provided?

New Trainers are provided with a trainer’s manual, trainers cap and T-shirt, access to the Deadly Thinking videos, flyers and PowerPoint presentations on a USB, as well as, Deadly Thinking certificates.

Refreshments, morning tea and lunch are also included in the package.

Trainers can contact program management directly via phone or email and can yarn with other facilitators and RRMH staff through the Deadly Thinking Facebook page, closed Deadly Thinking Trainer Support group, and the Deadly Thinking Trainer Portal for further information and referral.


How can I purchase my own materials?

Assistance with event planning, promotional flyer design and support with lodging feedback forms is provided FREE.

For all other resources* including presentation flipcharts, Deadly Thinkpacks, certificates, workbooks, caps and materials visit our shop.

Phone or email us to arrange preparation of an invoice and express postage of materials to your community or organisation.

*All prices are inclusive of GST. Additional charges for postage may apply.

How much does Train-the-Trainer cost?

Train-the-Trainer is priced at $930/person.

This may be subject to variation depending on community and location, generously sponsored places are limited – please contact Peta Boorman, Deadly Thinking Program Manager for more on sponsorships!


What can I do?

You become a Deadly Thinking Trainer by attending a scheduled workshop in your area, or by arranging a Train-the-Trainer workshop for your community or workplace.

We will provide the facilitator to present, support staff, catering and materials– all you need is commitment and an interest in your communities social and emotional well-being!





This program is especially suitable for mental health professionals, however, please note: non-Indigenous participants are more than welcome; but will not present the program without an Indigenous co-facilitator – this is not a cultural competency course.

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