Events

All Workshops

Below is a list of upcoming workshops.

  • 5 Sep 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Starting the Conversation - 05/09/2017

    For someone experiencing a mental health problem, one of the most powerful things which can help, is someone they know who is able to talk and willing to listen.

    This practical skill-building course explores how ordinary people can start the conversations which make a difference and sometimes save lives. 

  • 6 Sep 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Trauma Informed Care - 06/09/2017

    Working with people who have experience trauma or abuse.

    Becoming “trauma-informed” is all about understanding, recognising, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma and creating the types of psychologically safe environments, necessary to rebuild lives.

  • 7 Sep 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Re-thinking Thoughts - 7/09/2017

    Our thoughts create our experiences. To a large extent it is our internal “self talk” and the nature of our “mental life”, which determines our moods, emotions, subjective experiences and ultimately our quality of life.

  • 12 Sep 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Safe Professional Boundaries - 12/09/2017

    This practical course looks at professional boundary frameworks and supports workers to identify appropriate boundaries when working with clients, colleagues and the wider community, while remaining caring and compassionate.

  • 13 Sep 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Stress Science and Managing Anxiety - 13/09/2017

    Anxiety is the most common mental health issue in Australia, effecting over 14% of us severely, with nearly everyone experiencing problematic stress or excess worry at some time.

    This workshop will help you to learn to understand and manage life stress and symptoms of anxiety. All welcome, including consumers and professionals.

  • 10 Oct 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Older Adult Mental Health 10/10/2017

    Just as young people have specific mental health issues and needs, so too do older Australians. 

    Join us for this insightful and practical training session which will help participants gain understanding of the mental health needs of older people and respond effectively to clients and loved ones.

  • 16 Oct 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Understanding ADHD - 16/10/2017

    A myth-busting guide to understanding the causes, treatment and impacts of ADHD.

    This practical and accessible workshop is designed to develop an accurate understanding of the condition and what can be done to assist child and adults who experience it.

  • 18 Oct 2017

    Community Event, Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Mental Health Communication - 18/10/2017 - 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.

  • 23 Oct 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

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

    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.

  • 30 Oct 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

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

  • 31 Oct 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

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

    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.

  • 2 Nov 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Work Legally and Ethically 2/11/2017

    What you need to know for community and personal support roles

    This accessible, jargon-busting workshop will help participants protect both worker and client interests and will improve practice for human services professionals.

  • 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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 23 Nov 2017

    Workshop, Forum

    Save the Date - The 37th Australian & New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law Annual Congress

    The 37th Australian & New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law was established in the late 1970s and will be in Perth in 2017 to "Explore a Changing World".

  • 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.

  • 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.