• What is resilience?
  • Building resilience
  • How resilient are you?
  • Resources and skills for building resilience
  • Theory into practice
  • Taking action


  • Reflect on your personal resilience
  • Understand how to nurture and improve it
  • Focus on finding positives and learning in adversity
  • Better cope with uncertainty and ambiguity of change

Who Should Attend

Those who are seeking to improve their personal resilience – to remain positive when dealing with difficult situations, and to keep an eye on the big picture in challenging situations.

Benefits to You and Your Organisation

Work with colleagues from across government to refresh and develop your personal resilience. Learn new skills and apply useful tools at work. Increase your understanding of the critical role of personal resilience in the constantly changing environment of the public sector.

Learn about our speakers

Heather Walker

Educator and Facilitator

Heather has spent over 40 years in the public education system in various roles including as a school principal. Her qualifications include a Diploma of Teaching and a Bachelor of Education.

Register interest in this training


1 half day 9:00am-12:30pm (8:45am registration)

Contact us for alternate duration and delivery style options

Competency framework
First Line Manager Common/Core (ASO2-ASO5)
Middle Manager Common/Core (ASO6-ASO8)

Workbook and resources

IPAA SA, Level 6, 12 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
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Personal Member $315
State Government Employee Member $350
Corporate Member $360
Non-Member $395

  • “The presenter provided multiple practical strategies for attendees to use. In addition, the handbook provides the capability for follow-up strategies.”


    SA Police

  • “The presenters were engaging, knowledgeable and inclusive of everyone.”


    Education Department