Leading Psychological Wellbeing Workshops

Accessing the right psychological wellbeing support and expertise

As part of our commitment to supporting volunteers, the UFBA has developed this new workshop which focuses on the wellbeing of brigade members.

The purpose is to:

  1. Create a culture and environment where it is safe to discuss psychological wellbeing
  2. Help people get access to the right psychological wellbeing support and expertise when they need it.

Over 1.5 days, this course will look at:

Fire and Emergency NZ has endorsed this course as part of their Year One Volunteer Support Initiatives.

Damian D'Cruz will facilitate the workshop

Damian D’Cruz

Damian D'Cruz

Damian from Mindspring Limited specialises in leadership workshops for sporting and not-for-profit organisations and has designed and facilitated adult learning since 1992. He has managed a number of leadership workshops for Sport New Zealand who describe him as a 'gifted facilitator'.

Damian has facilitated leadership training for the UFBA over the last five years. He  has also run a successful coaching skills workshop for VSOs in Region 2 of Fire and Emergency NZ.

Pilot Workshop

UFBA ran a 1.5 day pilot of this workshop for selected volunteer leaders including rural from representative areas around the country from 13-14 October 2017.

Click here to find out more about the pilot

Following the pilot, we are reviewing the workshop based on feedback from the participants.

2018 UFBA Leading Psychological Wellbeing Workshops

The UFBA Leading Psychological Wellbeing Workshops scheduled up to 30 June 2018 are now oversubscribed.

We will let members know when applications for new courses open.


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