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LGBTIQ Self-Advocacy Skills

This workshop will build on and extend students’ learning from LGBTIQ Introduction to Self-Advocacy. The LGBTIQ Self-Advocacy Skills Workshop is designed to extend students’ understanding of self-advocacy, how self-advocacy relates to personal recovery, identity and the key principles that guide self-advocacy decisions and actions. The workshop draws on a framework for analysing self-advocacy situations and […]

LGBTIQ Introduction to Self-Advocacy

The Introduction to LGBTIQ Self-Advocacy workshop is designed to extend students’ understanding of self-advocacy in the context of LGBTIQ+ health, mental health and wellbeing. The workshop explores the principles that guide self-advocacy decisions and actions and how self-advocacy relates to personal recovery. The workshop explores a framework for analysing self-advocacy situations and approaches to planning, finding […]

Purposeful Storytelling

This workshop is highly practical and has an immediate application. It offers a logical approach to decision making about the use of personal storytelling, taking into account the many different contexts in which storytelling and disclosure situations arise. This workshop will benefit consumers and carers who are interested in exploring the use of their stories, […]

How to Get What you Really Want

Have you ever found yourself agreeing to do something you don’t want to do? Do you find it hard to ask for what you really want? Do you hate disappointing people? Do you find it hard to say No?  Are you left confused when you offer to help some-one and they don’t seem happy about […]

Being a Peer Advocate

Organisations want people with lived experience of mental health issues, families and carers to work together to improve services. This course provides information about what is involved, and the rights and responsibilities of being on a committee or advisory panel. Students will learn how to constructively participate and become active members of the consultation process.

Self-Advocacy Skills

This workshop will build on and extends students’ learning from Introduction to Self-Advocacy. The Self-Advocacy Skills workshop is designed to extend students’ understanding of self-advocacy, how self-advocacy relates to personal recovery and the key principles that guide self-advocacy decisions and actions. The workshop draws on a framework for analysing self-advocacy situations and approaches to planning, […]

Introduction to Self-Advocacy

The Introduction to Self-Advocacy Workshop is designed to develop students’ understanding of self-advocacy, how self-advocacy relates to personal recovery and the key principles that guide self-advocacy decisions and actions. Students will have the opportunity to apply this learning to relevant situations in a supportive environment.

Conversation about Change

All of us have things we’d like to change about ourselves; and nearly all of us have someone we know who we think needs to change. Talking about this is hard. We don’t want to be nagged and we don’t want to be a nag – but we know that we need to have the […]

Becoming Resilient

When faced with adversity in life, how do we cope or adapt? Why do some people seem to bounce back from tragic events or loss much more quickly than others? Why do some people seem to get “stuck” in a point in their life, without the ability to move forward?

Practising Assertiveness

Do you find it challenging to assert yourself effectively in various life situations, especially when your self-confidence wavers? At times, we mistakenly associate assertiveness solely with self-confidence. However, the truth is, the moments when we need to be assertive often coincide with periods of self-doubt.

Effective Communication Skills

This workshop builds understanding of the skills of communication and why being able to speak up clearly about what you need and what is important to you matters.  Communicating well is a life skill that can assist with recovery and is an empowerment tool. This workshop includes practical skills and exercises to develop your communication […]

Building Self-Confidence

This program focuses on the theoretical and practical ways to build self-confidence and self-esteem. Self-confidence can help in the recovery process and empower individuals to take active ownership of their journey and help them engage fully in all aspects of their life. This program involves a mixture of practical sessions and education to integrate learning […]

Building Self-Confidence

This program focuses on the theoretical and practical ways to build self-confidence and self-esteem. Self-confidence can help in the recovery process and empower individuals to take active ownership of their journey and help them engage fully in all aspects of their life. This program involves a mixture of practical sessions and education to integrate learning […]

Effective Communication Skills

This workshop builds understanding of the skills of communication and why being able to speak up clearly about what you need and what is important to you matters.  Communicating well is a life skill that can assist with recovery and is an empowerment tool. This workshop includes practical skills and exercises to develop your communication […]

Practising Assertiveness

Do you find it challenging to assert yourself effectively in various life situations, especially when your self-confidence wavers? At times, we mistakenly associate assertiveness solely with self-confidence. However, the truth is, the moments when we need to be assertive often coincide with periods of self-doubt. Our “Practising Resilience” workshop is designed to demystify assertiveness, teaching […]