News | Posted on 16th Aug 2017
Julie Miller comes to the Recovery College with over twenty years of experience working in mental health. She was instrumental in establishing the One Door Mental Health pilot college at Chatswood and the college recently established in South West Sydney. Julie has qualifications in psychology and special education, mental health recovery, training and counselling. She has worked as a trainer for the Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) and for the last fifteen years as a practice advisor in mental health services including Partners in Recovery (PIR). Julie is really enthusiastic to be working in this innovative model of supporting people on their recovery journey.
News | Posted on 19th Jul 2017
Bridget has recently joined the team as the Engagement Officer. Bridget has previously worked for One Door as a peer worker and is also a Mental Health Educator. Her background is in youth mental health and she is currently studying a Masters in Social Work.
News | Posted on 6th Jul 2017
Western Sydney Recovery College now has a Facebook page. This will help us to engage with the community and promote our programs and courses, as well as the Recovery College ethos, to a social media audience. We hope to start building a broader following from the Western Sydney area through the different mediums we are using for communication.
Event | Posted on 20th Jun 2017
We are promoting our programs and courses at the Vocational Support Network Expo at Blacktown Workers Club on Thursday 22 June from 1pm. (more…)
Event | Posted on 6th Jun 2017
Western Sydney Recovery College is holding a launch in the last week of June to promote our Semester 2 programs. The Recovery College's friendly team will be available to answer all your questions about Recovery College programs, how to enrol and what is involved.
News | Posted on 1st Jun 2017
On 30 May 2017, we participated in the WentWest PHN Connections Conference at Rooty Hill. The Recovery College team had an information stall to promote programs and courses. (more…)
News | Posted on 29th May 2017
Western Sydney Recovery College has released its Semester 2 program. Recovery College is offering a large range of mental health educative courses and workshops in locations across western Sydney at Blacktown, Mt Druitt, Parramatta and Auburn. Our course include programs to better understand mental health conditions and practical skills to support individuals and their family members and carers in recovery. Call 02 9854 5541 for more information or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
News | Posted on 28th May 2017
One Door Mental Health is delighted to announce that it is delivering the Western Sydney Recovery College service and programs from 1 July 2017. We will be offering an expanded range of courses in a four locations across western Sydney. One of our new programs is the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work which will commence in October 2017. Mental Health Co-ordinating Council is our RTO who will deliver this program. Individuals interested in this course are encouraged to attend a “Get Qualified” information session prior to enrolling. Western Sydney Recovery College is an initiative of the Western Sydney PHN, Wentwest. All courses are co-designed and co-delivered by educators with lived experience and educators with clinical or professional experience to give a shared voice and understanding of mental health. All courses are open to people with lived experience of a mental health condition, their carers, family members and to workers and volunteers in the mental health and community sectors.