To provide an immediate and independent response in times of difficulty for individuals. This service will be accessible via telephone, online, or face-to-face and is provided by our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) business partner.
All WildTalk counsellors have experience working with wildlife, so understand the language and situations presented without having to have them explained to them.
Each individual will be able to access up to six sessions.
Sessions will be provided with the strictest confidentiality.
Debriefing is an information-sharing and event-processing session conducted as a conversation between peers or with a professional. At WildTalk you have the opportunity to debrief in a non-judgemental way with a professional. This can be provided immediately in times of difficulty when you may not wish to ‘burden’ peers or colleagues.
This service will be accessible via telephone, online, or face-to-face and is provided by our EAP business partner.
All WildTalk counsellors and debriefers have experience working with wildlife, so understand the language and situations presented without having to have them explained to them.
We have a number of learning modules that can be of benefit to the individual and to wildlife organisations. All of our learning and development modules have been developed with working with wildlife in mind. Modules are designed to bring awareness to specific issues that may be unique to wildlife caring.
In addition, we offer tailored programs based on the specific needs of your organisation. WildTalk only uses trainers that are highly qualified and experienced in both wildlife caring and counselling.
Areas covered in our training modules:
Grief and loss
Preventing compassion fatigue and burnout
Managing the impact of traumatic incidents
This is by no means an exhaustive list. Face-to-face training comes at a cost to organisations. If you would like more information about training, please contact us.
This service is available to psychologists, counsellors, social workers and other mental health allied professionals. It supports these professionals’ understanding of the unique pressures presented to wildlife volunteers when working with animals and members of the public. Some of the challenges are unique to wildlife carers and need to be approached with sensitivity.
A maximum of three supervision sessions will be provided by accredited professional supervisors, face-to-face or via online, per annum. These sessions may be eligible for professional association supervision points.
This service is for workers and volunteers working with wildlife. Providing financial support in times of needs to aid with research, building and the provision of feed.
Not currently taking applications.