Archive

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 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 mental […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Practising Assertiveness

People often confuse assertiveness with self-confidence. While self-confidence is important, the times we most need to be assertive are often when we are not feeling confident. We hope that students who come to this workshop have already attended the Building Self-Confidence and Effective Communication Skills workshops, and so will have covered the basic concepts of […]

Understanding Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia, like many mental health conditions, is often misunderstood, stigmatised, and portrayed in popular culture in negative ways. This workshop aims to help people living with schizophrenia and their families, friends and carers to better understand what a diagnosis of schizophrenia means, how to manage it and how to support recovery.   Important! Before you […]

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 2022

Term 1 2022 will start in February 2022! In Term 1 opportunities to attend face-to-face workshops have been planned; some online workshops will also be on the schedule. WSRC is a COVID-Safe business and uses COVID-Safe venues, following current rules set by the NSW Government. More workshops may be added as details are finalised. Contact […]

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

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 […]

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Most of us know firsthand that sleep affects our mental state. This workshop aims to help students understand how sleep (or lack of it) affects our mental wellbeing and to learn some techniques to improve the quality of their sleep. Sleep is closely connected to mental and emotional health and has demonstrated links to depression, […]

Physical and Mental Health

This workshop builds understanding about the relationship between physical and mental health. Learn how improving physical health can have a positive impact on your mental health. This program will include practical advice about the benefits of exercise and good nutrition to support you to make healthy lifestyle changes.   Important! Before you enrol: We are required […]