Did you know that BEING provides to training to consumers and people working in service providers?

As the independent, state-wide peak organisation for people with a lived experience of mental illness, BEING is in a unique position to offer training that emphasises consumer perspectives and consumer participation.

BEING’s existing training programs focus on:

  • Systemic Advocacy for Consumers;
  • Consumer Participation for Service Providers; and
  • PeerZone peer-led workshops in mental health and addiction recovery.


If you would like to engage BEING for training in your organisation or service provider, please contact us on info@being.org.au or 02 9332 0200.


In the near future, BEING will be expanding its training capacity, so watch this space for new training programs and opportunities.

Learn how to become a Leader: Free Online Resource

May 12, 2016

May Update from BEING My Choice Matters has launched an online leadership course for people with disability and their families.  ‘Become a Leader Online’ guides you through becoming a leader in your own life and in your community.  You can go through the course on the internet, or download and print out the workbooks. The course covers four […]

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3-Day Consumer Advocacy Course

April 27, 2016

BEING and the NSW Institute of Psychiatry are running a 3-day Consumer Advocacy Workshop. Through the workshop, consumers will improve their understanding of, and confidence in, consumer advocacy and representation. This course, facilitated by BEING’s CEO Dr Peri O’Shea, is suitable for beginners who are just starting out, as well as consumers who are already […]

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Mental Health Training for Inpatient Paediatric Staff

April 15, 2016

April update about Mental Health Training for Inpatient Paediatric Staff MH-Children and Young People, NSW Health, and the NSW Institute of Psychiatry are developing a training package and resources on caring for young people with mental health issues in paediatric inpatient settings. We are a part of the expert advisory group and have had input […]

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