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Training and Staff Development

Training, Staff Development and Wellbeing

Sector Connect offers tailored staff development, sector wellbeing workshops & external supervision

Here is a list of our most popular workshops. Delivery modes include face-to-face at your service or our Mt Annan premises or, in many cases, online

*Members can receive substantial discounts on some services

Current Training Schedule


  • Key Concepts in Corporate Governance for Not for Profits
  • Introduction to Targeted Earlier Invention for new workers (In partnership with the Department of Community Services South Western Sydney)
  • Mental Health First Aid (Focus Mental Education – discount for Sector Connect Members)
  • DEX (Data Exchange Training) – individual or group
  • Targeted Early Intervention tailored support – individual or group *high demand
  • Volunteer Management Modules (tailored)
  • Leadership as Futures Creations (Modules or entire course)

Staff Development

  • Wellness & Vitality Series 7 workshops available (call for more information)
    • Manage your Energy, Not your Time
    • • Complete an energy audit
    • • Understanding energy wholistically – whole of life approach
    • • The 4 Wellsprings – Body – Emotions – Mind – Spirit
    • • Emotional Intelligence
    • • Focus not multitasking
    • • Recognise signals – take breaks
    • • Meaning at work for resilience
    • Prioritising Sleep • Measure your Sleep Health
    • • Understand why sleep is a foundation of health & wellbeing – Circadian Rhythm
    • • Understand the barriers to getting enough sleep
    • • Find your motivation and inspiration to commit to change
    • • Select from a menu of strategies to create your own ‘Transform my Sleep’ plan
    • Mental Health and Gut Health
    • With guest Accredited Nutritionist. Topics may change slightly
    • • Assess your Gut / Mind Health
    • • Understanding the Gut Brain
    • • 3 pillars of gut health
    • • Food as Body & Mind Nourishment
    • De-Stress Toolbox • Measure your stress / Assess your chronic health risks
    • • Understand the body mind connection
    • • Choose from a menu of simple activities to actively reverse stress
    • • The Wisdom of Breathing
    • • Left & Right Brain
    • • Emotional Intelligence
    • • Gratitude
    • • Growth Mindset
    • Focus & Attention • It’s not your fault!
    • • Understanding the Attention Economy
    • • 12 Ways our Focus is being stolen
    • • Impacts & Implications
    • • Design your day to reclaim your attention & focus
    • Deep Listening: The Gift of Connection • How connected are you?
    • • Levels of Listening
    • • Understanding the Fields of Conversation
    • • Develop Listening as a Practice
    • • Unexpected Benefits – Emotional Intelligence
    • • Offering the True Gift of Listening – Spiritual Intelligence
    • • Counterbalance to Micro Stress
    • Nourish your Wellspring • Body, Emotions, Mind Spirit
    • • Self & Others
    • • Nature
    • • Meaning / Spirit
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  • Prioritising Sleep: The Science, The Mystery, The Practice * Very popular
  • Time Management (tailored to organisational needs)
  • Deep Listening *Can be delivered to Volunteer groups too
  • Laughter Wellbeing (external facilitator) – Can be delivered to clients also

External Supervision and Employment Assistance Program (EAP)

Delivery modes include face-to-face at your service or our Mt Annan premises or online

*Members can receive substantial discounts on some services

External Supervisors:

Julie Sedgmen – Julie is a holistic counsellor and psychotherapist. Julie is registered with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (28127). Julie offers a holistic and progressive approach with a strong interest in social field theory and in particular how this phenomenon influences workplace culture.

Aysun Goktepe – Aysun has extensive experience and recently retired as headspace clinical services manager. She is offering limited external supervision and EAP service (online until October). Aysun can also provide some team support with clinical governance. Registrations include full membership with the APS (108971), Membership with AHPRA (PSY0001346053), Workcover Provider (10236), Medicare Provider (289636x)

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