Upcoming Training

Disaster Ministry Training Seminars - First courses in 2020

Training in the DRCN is available to ministry agents (ordained or equivalent or in institutional chaplaincy) from a number of faith groups.   

Why train with the DRCN?

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Our training schedule for 2020 has been disrupted due to the deployments in the Southern Fire emergency. We are, however, pleased to announce to two 2-day seminars:

Upcoming Basic Training Courses

March 4th and 5th - (2-day Basic Training Course) - Canberra

April 1st and 2nd - (2-day Basic Training Course - Sydney

These two-day training seminars are designed to give world’s best practice in disaster recovery ministry, with a solid
understanding of what the issues are in ministering to people in trauma, disaster in particular.
It is open to all clergy, commissioned pastoral carers and institutional chaplains.
Those attending, and fulfilling the requirements, have the option of joining the DRCN which allows them to
minister in evacuation and recovery centres and better connect to the needs of disaster-affected people locally
and elsewhere.
The training is free of charge (costs covered by the NSW Government) and includes the cost of lunch and morning
and afternoon tea. Registration is essential. Both days are to be attended from 9am to 4.30pm.

Team Leader Training Course

February 27  (one day) - Sydney

This Team leader courses is for existing DRCN chaplains.  It gives a grounding on how to support and lead a team in an evacuation or recovery centre or on deployment in the field.