Professional Development & Training


The Professional Development and Training Centre provides professional training programs that meet the needs of people in a variety of workplaces, organisations and professions.

The Centre offers tailored education programs and sessional lectures for the general public, professionals working in the field of mental health, corporate clients, provisional psychologists and their supervisors.

This workshop is evidence based to empower participants with the structured knowledge and skills essential for recognising and responding to vicarious trauma effectively.

This workshop addresses the pressing need to demystify and clarify employers’ obligations within the area of managerial responsibility, with a particular focus on providing guidance to small and medium-sized businesses.

The world’s leading suicide intervention workshop, ASIST equips individuals to assist those at risk of suicide to keep safe and access further support.

Clients with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or traits are often chronically suicidal and use self-harm to regulate their emotional world. Working therapeutically with these presentations requires the clinician to assess and manage the risk differently.

Through hands-on exercises and supported role-plays, participants will experience and get to apply the knowledge, processes and core skills required to become an effective ethical counsellor.

Building on the skills and processes developed in the Foundational course, explore counselling from the perspective that we have an inner cognitive and emotional life that significantly effects how we live day-to-day as well as long-term choices made.

This half or full day custom designed workplace training, aims to equip managers and/or employees with the practical strategies to recognise and address mental health and wellbeing issues.

Helping people effectively and immediately regulate high levels of stress and state of overwhelm through the process called “Clearing a Space”.

Cultivate a trauma-informed workplace that not only strengthens your organization but also nurtures the well-being of those who contribute to its success.

MHFA training is associated with improved knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, as well as confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness.

Deepen your knowledge one subject at a time and earn a nationally recognised certificate on completion.

Suitable for those who have limited exposure, those who are looking to refresh their skills, or those wanting to gain advanced techniques, enhance your clinical practice or supervisory skills through our PAI workshops.

This workshop will be experiential and practical, and participants can expect to come out with the basic skills to assess client risk, intervene appropriately and refer effectively.

This is a one-day workshop suitable for Psychology Board of Australia-approved supervisors wishing to maintain their supervisor status, and seeking to update their supervisor skills.

Our Psychology Board of Australia-approved Supervisor training course delivers all components for registered psychologists to become supervisors.

Tailored Solutions

Cairnmillar can offer the above or below solutions, or other tailored courses, for your organisation’s needs.

As an education institution, Cairnmillar offers a broad range of professional development programs and the advantage of tailoring programs to meet organisational needs. Click here to read more about our tailored training options.

Cairnmillar offer an extensive range of tailored organisational solutions to enhance your business and develop the people within it. We offer solutions across all levels of your organisation that we tailor to your needs and strategic direction. We have helped many business improve their workplace culture, leadership capability and employee performance.

Transform your organisation through our tailored workplace enhancement programs. Our team of organisational consultants have over 20 years experience increasing the professional and personal effectiveness of employees at all levels.