About Rod Catterall & Associates
- We are Victoria's premier Staff Safety Training & Consulting Organisation
- RCA staff have extensive training in trauma, autism, psychosis, mental health, dual diagnosis & reflective practice, security operations.
- RCA provides training inline with current legislation and organisations policies.
- RCA provides staff professional development training workshops Australia wide
- RCA delivers training to disability, aged care, mental health, child welfare, education & justice sectors
- RCA maintains a person centred approach to positive behaviour support & what is best practice.
Rod Catterall and Associates have been in operation since 1991. The highly qualified team of training associates all have a great deal of experience presenting to organisations within Australia on issues pertaining to supporting & responding to distress/ trauma, management in challenging behaviours, such as non compliance, vocalizing loudly, attention seeking, absconding, disruptive, obsessive/compulsive behaviour or individuals acting aggressive or violently towards others such as biting, throwing objects, scratching, kicking, hitting, pushing, grabbing or any form of indecent physical contact. All training can be run in house for small groups of 20 staff Australia wide.
We are able to provide you with an extensive range of training, both through in service training, induction training, client specific training and public workshops. The training can be individualised or integrated for a specific person.
Rod Catterall & Associates is Victoria's premier training organisation
To assist us in keeping up to date with what is best practice we are currently members of with various study & training & development groups like Autism Plus, member of the Australian Child & Adolescent Trauma, Loss Grief Network, member of the Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, member of the Anxiety Disorders Association of Vic Inc, member Whitehorse School Youth Focus Service (SFYS) Wellbeing Network, member ACHPER - The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, member of the Victorian Association of Restorative Justice, Special Forces Unit Commander - International Police Commission Victoria.
Our trainers have extensive training and are all qualified facilitators.
Our trainers regularly attend professional development workshops from Eastern Health on, Functional Behaviour Assessment, Effects of Trauma in Children & Young People, Psychosis Explored, Reflective Practice for Coaches by Sam Magill Consulting, Stress Management by Occupational Services, Baton & Handcuffs & Custody Management Training. Staff are qualified Defensive Tactics Instructors with RCA, Cert IV Qualified Workplace Training & Assessment and all have police clearance checks.
RCA provides staff workshops Australia wide.
Our workshops can be run inhouse or you can attend one our or regular Staff Professional Development Workshops run every quarter on Bullying & Challenging Behaviours, Functional Behaviour Support Training & Ethical Response Safety Training.
RCA delivers training to a range of occupational settings.
We have designed specific training packages to meet the needs of OSP Office of Senior Practitioner & Department of Human Service in disability. We have also achieved the same result with mental health, aged care, education, child welfare and justice sectors too.
RCA maintains a person centred approach to positive behaviour support & best practice.
Our training packages are consistent with Department of Human Services - Code of Practice Prevention & Management of Violence, Worksafe Victoria Guidelines on Occupational Violence, Worksafe Guide to Challenging Behaviour Risk Prevention in Specialists Schools, Office of Senior Practitioners Compliance of Restrictive Interventions, Department of Education, Early Childhood Development (DEECD), Cert II/III Security Operations, Control of Persons Using Batons & Defensive Tactics Instructors Training Course for Vic Police.
RCA is Proudly Supporting
Victoria Police - Defensive Tactics Instructors, Eastern Health Child & Youth Mental Health Community Seminars (CYMHS), The Smith Family- Helping Disadvantaged Kids, MacKillop Family Services - Child Scholarship Program, Australian Council of Health Physical Education and Recreation - Victoria Branch (ACHPER), School Focused Youth Services- City of Whitehorse, Reach Youth Foundation, Wheelchair Sports Victoria, Greater Dandenong Chamber of Business & Industry, Rotarty Clubs, Australian Quadriplegic Association Victoria(AQA), Lions Clubs of Melbourne, VACS Department - Moorabbin Campus, Single Parents Active Kids, Child Wise, NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme),IPC Aust Com (International Police Commission Australian Command), Fight for Life (Fight Against Cancer).