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Mental Health First Aid

Day One - Mon, 10 Feb 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria
Day Two - Tue, 11 Feb 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria

This training course is based on guidelines developed through the
expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health
problems and professionals.

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Mental Health Awareness

Day Session - Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria

A course for anyone wanting to understand mental illness and learn how to respond to people who may be experiencing distress.

A half day interactive workshop aimed at education about mental illness and suicide; providing skill development to allow people to confidently respond when they encounter people in distress.

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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Day One - Mon, 02 Mar 2020 08:45 AM - 05:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria
Day Two - Tue, 03 Mar 2020 08:45 AM - 05:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria

The purpose of the ASIST program is to enhance community mental health worker’s and caregiver’s comfort, confidence and competence in helping a person at imminent risk of suicide.

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Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

Day One - Mon, 23 Mar 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria
Day Two - Tue, 24 Mar 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria

This two day workshop introduces participants to the basic principles and practices of motivational interviewing.

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Behaviours of Concern

Day Session - Mon, 06 Apr 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria

This one day workshop will focus on understanding behaviours of concern, building skills and developing strategies to effectively respond to behaviours of concern in mental health context.

This workshop is suitable for frontline workers and other staff who have direct contact with people who have mental health concerns in a range of contexts

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Introduction to Trauma Informed Care

Day One - Wed, 22 Apr 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria
Day Two - Thu, 23 Apr 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria

Become trauma informed and feel confident to respond to and support people who have experienced trauma.

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Working with men who use violence

Day Session - Wed, 29 Apr 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria

Explore the context of men’s use of family violence to understand how clients present and talk about their behaviour.

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Communicating your lived experience

Day One - Mon, 04 May 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria
Day Two - Tue, 05 May 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria

Create meaningful conversations using your lived experience of mental health in a safe, effective way.

A 2 day interactive workshop looking at communicating your lived experience in a range of settings for a range of purposes using ethical frameworks.

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Self-care strategies to prevent vicarious trauma and burnout

Day Session - Thu, 07 May 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria

Learn to counteract and manage vicarious trauma and burnout through practical strategies and practices.

Vicarious trauma and burnout are major risk factors for mental health workers. Being able to manage our own trigger responses to repeatedly witnessing the distress of others is essential.

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Mental Health First Aid

Day One - Mon, 18 May 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria
Day Two - Tue, 19 May 2020 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria

This training course is based on guidelines developed through the
expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health
problems and professionals.

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Mental Health Awareness

Day Session - Tue, 26 May 2020 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria

A course for anyone wanting to understand mental illness and learn how to respond to people who may be experiencing distress.

A half day interactive workshop aimed at education about mental illness and suicide; providing skill development to allow people to confidently respond when they encounter people in distress.

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Developing and facilitating groups

Day Session - Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria

Explore practical tips, guidelines and processes related to the development, facilitation and evaluation of groups

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Foundations in Peer Work

Day One - Wed, 10 Jun 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria
Day Two - Thu, 11 Jun 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria
Day Three - Fri, 12 Jun 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria
Day Four - Mon, 15 Jun 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria
Day Five - Tue, 16 Jun 2020 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM - Mental Health Victoria

Based on the content designed for the Certificate IV Mental Health Peer Work, this 5 day training course will introduce you to the fundamentals required to effectively work with an organisation as a peer worker. This course is an essential introduction for any consumers or carers who are, or want to be peer workers.

NOTE: 1 day price below is for full 5 days
Concession card holders and student price only available where participant is paying the fee themselves.

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