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Understanding Trauma

This course will provide an understanding of how trauma can be triggered during stressful events. Dr Bruce Perry’s ‘Three R’s: Regulate, Relate and Reason’ provides a framework for service users and service providers that uses calm connection as a means to improve the experience of service access and a foundation for effective collaborative problem solving. […]

Domestic Violence & Mental Health

This workshop explores the mental health needs of victims and survivors of domestic violence. The workshop draws upon up-to-date research on domestic violence, mental health and the lived experiences of survivors and their supporters. By the end of this course, students will have a better understanding of what domestic violence is, who it affects, the […]

Introduction to Problem Gambling

This workshop will explore the various impacts of problem gambling on the individual and the family focusing on mental health and multicultural communities. The workshop will provide examples of warning signs and the types of support that are available for those experiencing problem gambling and their families. Learning Objectives Gambling – a silent addiction Current […]

Strong Social & Emotional Wellbeing

This workshop provides students with the cultural understanding required to deliver mental health services within a social and emotional wellbeing framework. This course is open to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. This workshop has been revised and updated to support the need for physical distancing during the pandemic. This workshop was previously delivered as Working Together.  […]

Home Sweet Home: Reorganising Your Home

This workshop is intended for people and their families or significant others and service providers working with people affected by hoarding disorders. Students will be given tools and skills to ‘declutter’ a living space that becomes unsafe or uncomfortable to live in. This workshop series is being offered online during Term 4 2022. Students should […]

Self-Care

Recovery depends on all the people involved – people living with mental health issues, workers, and carers, family and friends – being as strong and resilient as possible.  When there are lots of demands and stressors, it is very easy to neglect the things that can help us feel strong and resilient. Self-care is becoming one of the […]

Term 1 2023

Term 1 2023 will start in February 2023! To celebrate, a launch event for the Course Guide will be on 6 December 2022, 4pm, online on Zoom. Join WSRC as we talk through what’s coming up! RSVP   In Term 1 both face-to-face and online workshops will be available. Contact us if you have any […]

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 […]

Conversations 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 […]

Effective Communication Skills

A specially updated version of Effective Communication Skills to include online communications, this workshop series will introduce students to the ways in which we sometimes change how we communicate in an online context and how to ensure we are communicating effectively in an online setting. This program builds understanding of the skills of communication and […]

Understanding Anxiety

What is anxiety? This program builds understanding of anxiety and how it impacts on individuals, their carers and families. The program also explores recovery, self-management strategies and other techniques that provide practical assistance to those living with anxiety. By the end of this workshop, students will have achieved the following learning objectives: Describe the 6 […]