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Self-Care & Burnout for Workers

Whether we are working remotely or on-site, COVID-19 has changed the way we work. Often during virtual meetings, we get distracted by day-to-day things and end up multitasking when we shouldn’t, and zoning out when we should be tuning in. This shortened online version of our Self-Care workshop provides a safe space for community workers […]

Problem Gambling & Mental Health

This workshop will explore the various impacts of problem gambling on the individual and the family with a particular focus on mental health. 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 practitioners with the cultural understanding required to deliver mental health services within a social and emotional wellbeing framework. This is 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 […]

Understanding Bipolar

People who experience bipolar disorder may have extreme mood swings which can range from highly energised, impulsive euphoria (sometimes to the point of having delusions and hallucinations) to extreme depression and to remission in a mostly unpredictable pattern. This can be frightening and difficult to live with or deal with. The Understanding Bipolar workshop builds […]

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? Resilience is how well a […]

Let’s Get Moving

We know that getting up and moving is good for us but we still put off doing it.¬† Now that we are all being asked to stay at home doesn’t this mean we have even better reasons to stay off the couch? This course takes you through some activities you can do in a restricted […]

Understanding Personality Disorders

This workshop is an introduction to understanding personality disorders. It looks at the history, prevalence and types of mental health conditions that are called personality disorders, and helps students to understand what it is like to live with these conditions. Supports and treatments will be discussed along with key principles of self-care and self-management strategies. […]

Term 1 2021

Term 1 will start in early February 2021! In Term 1 we will begin returning to some face-to-face workshops, following COVID-19 safety protocols and requirements. However, online workshops will also continue in Term 1. If any changes to COVID restrictions occur, changes may be made to our schedule as required. Contact us if you have […]

Understanding Depression

What is depression? This program builds understanding of depression and how it impacts on individuals, their carers and families. The program also explores recovery, coping strategies and self-management techniques. By the end of this workshop, students will have achieved the following learning objectives: Explain how serious and common depression is Identify the signs and symptoms […]

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 […]