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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. […]

Understanding Eating Disorders

Eating disorders can affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and body shapes and sizes. This program builds understanding of eating disorders, how they impact psychological and physical health and how best to support recovery. By the end of this workshop participants will have learned about: the different eating disorders, and how each of these eating […]

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. […]

What is Recovery?

This workshop will explore the concept and context of recovery with a particular focus on the personal process and what this means for people with lived experience, families, services and communities. The workshop will cover lived experience and recovery relating to mental health conditions, the evidence of recovery, and the characteristics of services and approaches […]

Term 4 2022

Term 4 2022 will start in Mental Health Month, October 2022! In Term 4 both face-to-face and online workshops will be on offer. More workshops may be added as details are finalised. Contact us if you have any questions about next term or would like to know more. The best way to keep up to […]

Navigating the Mental Health System

It can often be a difficult process to start a recovery journey when there are so many services out there to choose from. This program has been designed to assist people in navigating the mental health system in Western Sydney and to unpack what sorts of support different services can offer and when, how, 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 […]

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 […]