If you have experienced childhood trauma, you can speak with a Blue Knot Helpline trauma counsellor including for support and applications around national redress

1300 657 380
Monday - Sunday
between 9am - 5pm AEST
or via email helpline@blueknot.org.au

 

Do you live with disability?  Have you experienced abuse, neglect, violence or exploitation?

For support for Disability Royal Commission or general support contact our National Counselling & Referral Service

1800 421 468
9am - 6pm AEST Mon- Fri
9am - 5pm AEST Sat, Sun & public holidays

 


Training & Services

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call:  02 8920 3611

email: training@blueknot.org.au

Testimonials

“Extremely well presented. Covered salient points in trauma work. Very credible presenter, obviously knows the subject matter well, is clear, informative, and was careful to ensure participant's expectations were met.”

E. HUTCHING Relationships Australia

“It was wonderful training given that all my questions and issues were addressed. It felt like 2 days of supervision.”

SYLVIA ACEVEDO Clinical and Private Practitioner

“I found the training very informative and a window to many therapies and skills to focus on in the future. The presenter was excellent and certainly demonstrated a well informed knowledge of various modalities and therapies.”

ROBERT DORAN Sydney

“The presenter did an excellent job! The information was interesting, profound and very relevant. The information was very clear, stimulating and I will find it very helpful when working with clients.”

WENDY METRA Counsellor/Psychotherapist

“Absolutely fantastic workshops! It was great to discuss, hear and walk away with real practical strategies and techniques to assist my clients in becoming more body aware. Excellent resources given.”

KERRIE THOMPSON Newcastle

Organisational Training - Terms and Conditions

  1. The terms of this quote will be considered confirmed when Blue Knot Foundation receives a signed copy from the client.
  2. Full payment is due on receipt of a tax invoice prior to delivery of the service.
  3. The client is responsible for ensuring participants register with Blue Knot Foundation online via the link provided. Participants must register prior to the delivery to be eligible to receive a certificate. Those who do not register via this link will not receive a certificate.
  4. Blue Knot Foundation will at all times endeavour to provide the most cost-effective option for any service.
  5. Should any unforeseen circumstances occur (for example: severe weather conditions, illness of the facilitator, etc), Blue Knot Foundation reserves the right to amend the service arrangement and will work with the client to provide the most suitable option.
  6. Marketing material relating to all events must be developed in consultation with Blue Knot Foundation and must be within Blue Knot Foundation's strict branding guidelines. Templates will be provided.
  7. All materials related to this booking remain the intellectual property solely of Blue Knot Foundation and may not be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever without the prior written consent of the Blue Knot Foundation. The client undertakes to take all reasonable steps to protect the intellectual property of Blue Knot Foundation from misuse.
  8. Blue Knot Foundation requires that no service delivered by Blue Knot Foundation is recorded, in part or whole, or in any way. Nor any screenshots of material taken during the facilitation of the training.
  9. This quote is made in good faith based on the details supplied at the time of issue.
  10. The dates listed in this quote will be held for 30 days from the date of issue and the client will be required to respond within this period to secure these dates. 
  11. This quote is valid for three months from the date of issue. 

Face to Face Service Delivery

  1. The client is responsible for arranging the venue, equipment and catering and covering the full costs of these.
  2. If a scheduled training event needs to be cancelled due to a COVID-19 outbreak or mandatory COVID-19 restrictions, please note that clause 22c and clause 22d will be waived. The client will be charged 50% of the facilitators fee plus any non-refundable accommodation, flights, car hire, transfers and any other costs incurred by Blue Knot Foundation's facilitator.
  3. Should the identified facilitator not be available and/or should travel expenses have increased during the period to service the client's preferred dates, Blue Knot Foundation will provide a revised quote which includes travel and related expenses for an alternative facilitator and/or the new travel expenses.
  4. Face-to-face training events allow up to 30 participants, unless otherwise agreed by Blue Knot Foundation.

Online Service Delivery

  1. The client is responsible for ensuring participants have access to the equipment needed to participate in a virtual workshop, training, or webinar.
  2. Should the identified facilitator not be available during the period to service the clients preferred dates, Blue Knot Foundation will work with the client to identify an alternative facilitator or reissue the quote to reflect different dates.
  3. Virtual workshops, trainings, and webinars allow up to 15 participants unless otherwise agreed by Blue Knot Foundation.

Cancellations and Rescheduling

  1. A cancellation made within 30 calendar days prior to the first day of the scheduled service will attract a cancellation fee of 100% of the total cost of the scheduled service, less all refundable expenditure, as per the signed quote.
  2. Cancellations of requests for rescheduling made 31 calendar days or more prior to the date of the first scheduled service will incur a $500 administration fee plus GST.
  3. Should full payment for the relevant session occur before cancellation, the client will be refunded the invoiced amount less the administration fee.
  4. Where a request for rescheduling of a face to face or virtual training service, in part or in whole, is received within 30 calendar days prior to the first day of the service:
    1. The client will incur a charge of $950 ex GST plus any non-refundable accommodation, flights, car hire, transfers and any other costs incurred by Blue Knot Foundation's facilitator.
    2. Blue Knot Foundation will work with the client to reschedule the service to a suitable date. A new quote will be provided for the rescheduled service for the new delivery date.
    3. The client's rescheduled dates must fall within three calendar months from the date of the original first service for this clause to apply.
    4. If rescheduling cannot occur within three calendar months due to the client's circumstances, then it will be treated as a cancellation and clause 18 applies.
  5. Where a request for rescheduling of a webinar, in part or in whole, is received within 30 calendar days prior to the first day of the service:
    1. The client will incur a charge of $250 per hour (plus GST) of the scheduled time listed in the quote.
    2. Blue Knot Foundation will work with the client to reschedule the service to a suitable date. A new quote will be provided for the rescheduled service for the new delivery date.
    3. The client's rescheduled dates must fall within 28 days from the date of the original service for this clause to apply.
    4. If rescheduling cannot occur within 28 days due to the client's circumstances, then it will be treated as a cancellation and clause 18 applies.

Online chat now available

We are happy to announce online chat to handle your inquiries regarding Education and Training, available during the hours of 9 am -  5pm AEST / AEDT Monday to Friday. Outside these hours an email will be sent to our training support team, or you can directly email training@blueknot.org.au.

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Testimonials

“Blue Knot Foundation has a key role to play in the building of community capacity in care provision to those who have experienced childhood abuse and trauma in any environment.”

NIALL MULLIGAN Manager, Lifeline Northern Rivers

“I think Blue Knot Foundation is a fantastic support organisation for people who have experienced childhood trauma/abuse, for their families/close friends and for professionals who would like to learn how to more effectively work with these people.”

Psychologist Melbourne

“It's such a beautiful thing that you are doing. Helping people to get through this.”

ANONYMOUS

“It was only last September when I discovered the Blue Knot Foundation website and I will never forget the feeling of support and empathy that I received when I finally made the first phone call to Blue Knot Helpline, which was also the first time I had ever spoken about my abuse.”

STEVEN

"At last there is some sound education and empathetic support for individuals and partners impacted by such gross boundary violations.”

TAMARA

Contact Us

Phone: 02 8920 3611
Email: admin@blueknot.org.au
PO Box 597 Milsons Point NSW 1565
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm AEST


Blue Knot Helpline
Phone: 1300 657 380
Email: helpline@blueknot.org.au 
Hours: Mon-Sun, 9am-5pm AEST

For media comment, please contact:
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+61 425 812 197
+61 2 8920 3611
or ckezelman@blueknot.org.au


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