Events

Below is a list of all of WAAMH's upcoming events. Filter the list by selecting a category from the options on the left.

  • 23 Oct 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Everyday Counselling Skills (2 DAY WORKSHOP) 23/10/2017 & 24/10/2017

    FULLY BOOKED - Click here to register for the 2018 course.

    Brief interventions and micro-counselling skills for real world situations.

    This two day course explores practical counselling skills for non-clinicians who find themselves in a counselling role, through their work or everyday life.

  • 25 Oct 2017

    Training Course, WAAMH Event

    De-escalation Techniques - 25/10/2017 - KALGOORLIE

    How to address volatile situations safely and effectively? This course is designed to assist service providers and frontline staff to respond appropriately to threatening, violent, aggressive and other unexpected or inappropriate behaviour.

  • 30 Oct 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    De-escalation Techniques - 30/10/2017 - PERTH

    FULLY BOOKED: Click here to book for our November course 
    This course is designed to assist service providers and front-line staff to respond appropriately to threatening, violent, aggressive and other unexpected or inappropriate behaviour.

  • 30 Oct 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Recovery Stories Training

    This training is built around using stories of lived experience to engage mental health consumers and the wider community in promoting mental wellbeing. 

  • 31 Oct 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Dual Disability: Mental Health & Disability 31/10/2017

    FULLY BOOKED - Book in new course 3 April 2018

    What is the relationship between disabilities and mental health issues?

    How do “psycho social” and other types of disabilities interact, and what skills to workers need to identify and support clients with a dual diagnosis?

    This one-day workshop explores the relationship between disability and mental health and is ideal for mental health and / or disability support workers and family members seeking a better understanding of dual diagnosis.

  • 8 Nov 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Building Recovery Relationships 08/11/2017

    The effectiveness of mental health services is partly determined by the relationship between consumers and service providers and our ability to form recovery alliance.

    This engaging and stimulating course, invites mental health workers to dive deeper into Recovery oriented practice and walk alongside consumers and better support individual recovery journeys.

  • 9 Nov 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Introduction to Health Promotion 09/11/2017

    Most of us know that prevention is easier, more beneficial and less costly than treatment.

    This course will empower participants with the knowledge and tools to create their own Health Promotion campaigns and activities, to prevent ill health and maximise wellbeing.

  • 13 Nov 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Tools 13/11/2017

    ONLY ONE PLACE LEFT

    This practical course introduces the concepts behind DBT and provides a suite of practical tools and activities for personal or client use.

  • 14 Nov 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Psychology of Persuasion 14/11/2017

    It takes more than facts to shift someone else’s thinking.

    This insightful course presents a psychologically informed approach to influential communications and introduces a suite of tools and techniques to enhance your information and communicate your message.

  • 16 Nov 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Recovery Oriented Language 16/11/2017

    Language can have a profound effect on our attitudes, assumptions and the way we treat people.

    This course will empower participants to reframe the way they talk about mental health, which in turn will facilitate recovery oriented practice.

  • 16 Nov 2017

    Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Trauma Informed Care - 16/11/2017 - BUNBURY

    The majority of people treated by mental health and substance abuse services have trauma histories. This workshop will focus on how to become 'trauma informed' when working with people who have experienced trauma and or abuse in their life. 

  • 16 Nov 2017

    WAAMH Event, Conference

    National NDIS Mental Health Conference

    Held over two days 16 & 17 November 2017 in Sydney, the NDIS Mental Health Conference is an opportunity for the Mental Health sector to work together to make the most of this new scheme.

  • 23 Nov 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Introduction to Governance & Board Participation - 23/11/2017

    This engaging and practical course is an essential introduction for any new or prospective board members, along with staff members wanting to better understand the governance role.

  • 27 Nov 2017

    Featured, WAAMH Event, Conference

    WA Tenancy Conference 2017

    The First Domino

    This three-day housing event welcomes Tenant Advocates from across WA, along with health and community workers, government representatives, and anyone with an interest in residential tenancy or mental health issues.

    The WA Tenancy Conference 2017 is organised between Tenancy WA and WA Association for Mental Health.

  • 29 Nov 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    De-escalation Techniques - 29/11/2017 - PERTH

    This course is designed to assist service providers and front-line staff to respond appropriately to threatening, violent, aggressive and other unexpected or inappropriate behaviour.

  • 29 Nov 2017

    Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Managing Depression and Anxiety - 29/11/17 - ALBANY

    Anxiety and Depression are serious but manageable conditions which effect one in two Australians over their lifetime.This accessible and revealing workshop explores the causes, types and symptoms of depression and provides evidence based information about the types of treatments available and where to get help. Anxiety and Depression are serious but manageable conditions which effect one in two Australians over their lifetime.

    This accessible and revealing workshop explores the causes, types and symptoms of depression and provides evidence based information about the types of treatments available and where to get help.

  • 30 Nov 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Perinatal Mental Health 30/11/2017

    Mental wellbeing through conception, pregnancy and early parenting.

    This insightful workshop explores the factors which influence mental wellbeing in the perinatal period and what helps new families. A key focus of the training is the interdependence of parent wellbeing and infant mental health and how the attachment relationship can be protected when a parent is unwell.

  • 2 Dec 2017

    Community Event, Featured, WAAMH Event

    Home Truths - An Evening with Michael Leunig

    Join beloved cartoonist and quirky social commentator Michael Leunig for a night of heart lifting entertainment and reflection, raising urgently needed funds for mental health and affordable housing services.

  • 5 Dec 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Understanding Psychosis 05/12/2017

    This practical and accessible workshop is designed to help mental health workers, and others who may have contact with people experiencing psychosis.

  • 6 Dec 2017

    Community Event, Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Mental Health Communication - 06/12/2017 - PERTH

    Whether you are a specialist service provider in the Mental Health Sector or someone dealing with the general public, a strong suite of communication skills for engaging with people experiencing mental health difficulties is essential.

  • 19 Dec 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Mental Health First Aid 19/12/2017 & 20/12/2017 - ALBANY

    The two-day interactive course is designed to equip you with the skills and resources to recognise  and respond appropriately to someone experiencing a mental health crisis, until professional help arrives.

  • 21 Mar 2018

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    De-escalation Techniques - 21/03/2018 PERTH

    This course is designed to assist service providers and front-line staff to respond appropriately to threatening, violent, aggressive and other unexpected or inappropriate behaviour.

  • 3 Apr 2018

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Dual Disability: Mental Health & Disability 03/04/2018

    What is the relationship between disabilities and mental health issues? 

    How do “psycho social” and other types of disabilities interact, and what skills to workers need to identify and support clients with a dual diagnosis?

    This one-day workshop explores the relationship between disability and mental health and is ideal for mental health and / or disability support workers and family members seeking a better understanding of dual diagnosis.

  • 16 Apr 2018

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Everyday Counselling Skills (2 DAY WORKSHOP) 16/04/2018 & 17/04/2018

    Brief interventions and micro-counselling skills for real world situations.

    This two day course explores practical counselling skills for non-clinicians who find themselves in a counselling role, through their work or everyday life.