Throughout 2024, Roses in the Ocean will be training and supporting lived experience representatives in Queensland by offering a suite of our capacity-building workshops, to be delivered in 4 locations across the state.
The locations are:
If you live in any of the above areas and would like to develop your capacity, confidence, and expertise to integrate and partner in your chosen area within suicide prevention, we invite you to be involved. We are looking for people who are interested and available to participate in all of the five workshops below across the next 12 months.
Roses in the Ocean will facilitate opportunities to harness your diverse skill sets and expertise with the below range of capacity-building workshops.
Voices of In-sight: Voices of In-Sight is a unique opportunity to reflect on your lived experience and learn how to share your personal story for greatest impact and influence.
Critical Lens: Critical Lens is a highly interactive workshop for anyone involved in communications, marketing or presentation of suicide prevention content and those providing services to people in community.
Our Voice in Action: Our Voice in Action is a two-day workshop designed to develop specific skills for impactful engagement in suicide prevention activities. It provides a framework to explore your lived experience and discover how it can be combined with other skills to have the greatest influence and meaning.
Collaborating to Create Change: Collaborating to Create Change has been designed for lived experience of suicide advocates and representatives wanting to further develop the knowledge and skills required to effectively contribute to suicide prevention reform across the full spectrum of opportunities to create change.
Lived Experience in the Media: Lived Experience in the Media provides you with the knowledge, confidence and skills to engage positively with media. The development of these skills is vital, as sharing your lived experience story through any form of media requires careful consideration and planning.
Lived experience development workshops
You can express your interest to be involved in this exciting project below. Once you have attended the Voices of In-Sight workshop in your home town, you are free to attend the other online workshops at a date that suits you.
|Voices of In-Sight (face-to-face)
|Friday 8 & Saturday 9 March
|Friday 22 & Saturday 23 March
|Friday 12 & Saturday 13 April
|Friday 15 & Saturday 16 March
|Expressions of Interest
Once we have confirmed your participation, you will be guided to register for your chosen date for the online workshops on another platform. You can choose a date that suits you for each workshop.
|Saturday 20 April
|Friday 17 May
|Saturday 1 June
|Friday 7 June
|Our Voice in Action
|Friday 12 & Saturday 13 July
|Friday 26 & Saturday 27 July
|Friday 9 & Saturday 10 August
|Friday 30 & Saturday 31 August
|Collaborating to Create Change
|Friday 11 October
|Saturday 26 October
|Friday 1 November
|Saturday 9 November
|Lived Experience in the Media
|Saturday 22 February, 2025
|Friday 28 February, 2025
|Saturday 15 March, 2025
|Friday 28 March, 2025