News & Events

Recovery College Manager – Position Available

Would you like use your brilliant leadership abilities to make a real difference in peoples' lives? Here is your opportunity to join an organisation whose passion is to support mental health recovery.

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Seasons’ Greetings & Office Closure

Please note the Western Sydney Recovery College office will be closed from close of business Wednesday 19 December 2018 and will reopen on Monday 7 January 2018. Any enquiries and enrolments received during this time will be responded to on our return to the office.

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Help review a recovery-oriented practice questionnaire…

Researchers from Sydney University are seeking the views of people who use (or have used) mental health services, their families and carers, clinicians and academics about the relevance and completeness of the content of a new questionnaire. This questionnaire is designed to measure capabilities for recovery-oriented practice, as they have been defined by Australian mental health consumers. The questionnaire will be used as an outcome measure to evaluate student acquisition of capabilities for recovery-oriented practice and the effectiveness of teaching and learning strategies utilised to teach about recovery, including consumer involvement.

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Save the Date: End of Year Event

We are inviting our students, educators, stakeholders and members of the community to join Western Sydney Recovery College in celebrating 2018!

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Join The Student Voice

Based on the input we received through our recent survey, we are excited to announce that the Western Sydney Recovery College is launching The Student Voice, an advisory group made of up past, current, and future students, staff members, and stakeholders of the college. The group will meet monthly in Blacktown to provide feedback and inform the future direction of the college. We are setting up this group as part of our commitment to walk alongside our students during their journey with the college.

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LGBTIQ Mental Health Month Afternoon Tea

Western Sydney Recovery College will be participating in this Relationships Australia afternoon tea to celebrate Mental Health month and also learn more about LGBTIQ mental health.

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New Program: Introduction to Peer Work

This new program delivered in partnership with the Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) is designed to give students an introduction to the skills and knowledge of mental health peer work without the stress of assessment.

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WSRC supported IDAHOBIT 2018 in Parramatta

On 17 May 2018, WSRC participated in an event Ending Homophobia in Parramatta to support the 2018 International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT).

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Student Rights & Responsibilities

The mission of the Western Sydney Recovery College is to educate and inspire the broader community about mental health, to facilitate recovery, and to empower students to learn and grow in a safe and respectful environment.

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Call for Expressions of Interest: Focus Group Evaluation

If you are someone who has attended a Western Sydney Recovery College workshop, you are probably aware that we have an evaluation questionnaire that is completed in class which gives us valuable feedback about the future of the college.

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