• 13 Jun 2017

    Time: 09:00 - 16:30

    Dissociative Disorders - 13/06/2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event


    This practical and accessible workshop is designed to help mental health workers, and others who may have contact with people experiencing these illnesses. In addition to developing your knowledge of symptoms and treatments, it will equip participants to provide practical support and improved services.

    Dissociative Disorders are a group of conditions which cause people to disconnect from their thoughts, feelings, memories or sense of identity.  Types of dissociative disorder include dissociative amnesia, dissociative fugue, depersonalisation disorder and dissociative identity disorder.

    Content covered includes:

    • Understanding dissociation
    • Signs and symptoms
    • Possible causes
    • Cognitive, emotional, behavioural effects
    • Links to trauma and other illnesses
    • Derealisation and depersonalisation
    • Treatments available
    • Misrepresentation in media and culture
    • Specialised communication skills
    • Community resources and support

    There are two scholarship places available for consumers or carers who face financial difficulty in attending this course. Scholarship applications close 10 business days prior to course and the successful applicants will be notified five business days prior to commencement of the event.

    The cost will be 10% of the course rate.

    To apply for a scholarship place click here to complete the application form.

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    Workzone Building, Level 1 (main reception) 1 Nash Street, PERTH (Attendees required to sign-in at main reception and also in the workshop class)


    • Members: $195.00 (Not a member? Join Now and get a discount)
    • Non-members: $245.00
    • Scholarship pre-approval required : $19.50

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