CATES Training is committed to best practice Training and continually seek to enhance its programs.
An integral part of continuous improvement is the feedback from Course participants, Organisations and the Community.
Below are just a few Testimonials from CATES Training clients.
… consistently receive positive feedback from staff …
CARA, one of South Australia’s largest disability-service organisations, has many staff undertake the Mental Health First Aid course training with CATES.
“We invest in training with CATES because we know our appropriately-trained staff will have a positive influence on the wellbeing of our customers –
the children and adults with disability we support.
We consistently receive positive feedback from staff who attend these courses and will continue to use CATES for this training.”
Richard ButteryCARA - Staff Training and Development Officer
..delivered professionally but with a human element..
“One of Kate’s courses was MHFA which I attended. Kate’s presentation looked at mental health problems we have in today’s society, at all different angles and only recently I had to use my skills taught to me to help save a life.
Kate’s courses are delivered professionally but with a human element to which helps students understand the course material with a splash of humour.
I have no hesitation in recommending any of Kate’s courses for people to attend as they are very relevant to the current mental health concerns.”
..training is helpful to every person regardless of their role within an organisation…
“Kate provided valuable and insightful training to our team at disAbility Living. Colleagues have shared feedback indicating confidence in handling challenging situations and having awareness in detecting concerning behavioural patterns at an early stage. This training is helpful to every person regardless of their role within an organisation.”
Amanda RosairodisAbility Living Inc. Human Resources Administration Officer
… highly recommended by our staff as engaging, informative and perceptive…
“CATES training have provided Mental Health First Aid training to
staff at Western Adelaide Homelessness Services.
Staff who have attended have been quick to point out that the training was delivered both professionally and personally and as a result feel that the standard overall was excellent.
CATES training is highly recommended by our staff as engaging, informative and perceptive.”
Joe GannonManager, Western Homelessness Services, UnitingCare Wesley, Port Adelaide
… works from a strengths based perspective and offer a flexible and considered approach…
“In her capacity as a consultant for CATES, Kate Erne works with UCWPA to develop and deliver tailored Mental Health First Aid training sessions and open community courses for employees, volunteers
and placement students to support their practice.
Kate has additionally provided an internal course to some of our Employment Access participants to assist them prepare to enter the work force or undertake further education. This also involves working with our employees to review and develop appropriate modules for these participants.
Kate’s experience in working with people who have disabilities, mental health conditions and who have experienced a range of barriers to employment and community participation, enables her to work from a strengths based perspective and offer a flexible and considered approach.”