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.

  • 30 May 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Co-Creation, Organisational Readiness for Co-Design

    Co-creation is the first step.

    This one day workshop for mental health service providers focuses on co-creation strategies for capacity building organisational readiness for integrating co-design principles and processes into service delivery.

  • 31 May 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Co-existing Disorders, Addiction & Mental Health-31/05/2017 - PERTH

    FULLY BOOKED

    This one-day workshop examines the complex relationship between substance use or addiction and mental health problems. Learn about the relationship between substance use and mental health issues and how one causes the other and why they so often will occur together.

  • 2 Jun 2017

    Community Event, Forum, Seminar, WAAMH Event

    Mental Health Rights & Recourse

    The Mental Health Rights & Recourse forum will explore the rights of consumers, carers and service providers across the mental health landscape and the recourse for these rights from lead agencies.

  • 7 Jun 2017

    Forum, WAAMH Event

    Exclusive Members Only - Community Mental Health Leadership Network

    Current, valued members of the Western Australian Association for Mental Health are invited along to hear directly from the new Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Mental Health The Hon. Alanna Clohesy MLA, and Mental Health Commissioner Tim Marney at a special community mental health leadership forum to help influence the new State Government.

  • 12 Jun 2017

    Community Event, WAAMH Event

    Persuasive Speaking Showcase

    A heavily subsidised night of live entertainment!

  • 13 Jun 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Dissociative Disorders - 13/06/2017

    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.

  • 14 Jun 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Mindfulness - 14 & 15/06/2017

    VERY POPULAR COURSE

    Do you seek a more balanced and fulfilling life? Are you interested in developing better psychological wellbeing and mental resilience?

    Mindfulness is a powerful, but easy to learn mental technique which is increasingly recognised as a key to stress reduction, mental wellbeing, managing emotions, dealing with adversity and supporting personal healing.

  • 16 Jun 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Co-Creation - Organisational Readiness for Co-Design

    Co-creation is the first step before engaging in co-production in your mental health service.

    This one day workshop for mental health service providers focuses on strategies for building organisational readiness and integrating co-design principles and processes into service delivery.

  • 20 Jun 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Workers with Mental Health Issues - 20/06/2017

    This positive and practical workshop is designed for those who supervise and support others in the workplace and will help you achieve the best outcomes for both individual staff and the organisation as a whole.

  • 27 Jun 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Co-Design Training 27 & 28 June 2017

    Held across two days, this course will assist participants to understand and implement co-design. Looking beyond surface change, co-design identifies some of the partnership and collaborative practices that have the potential to transform the way in which mental health services are delivered. 

  • 30 Jun 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Co-Creation, Organisational Readiness for Co-Design

    Co-creation is the first step before engaging in co-production in your mental health service.

    This one day workshop for mental health service providers focuses on strategies for building organisational readiness and integrating co-design principles and processes into service delivery.

  • 7 Jul 2017

    Forum, WAAMH Event

    Multicultural Mental Health Forum

    Special pre-conference forum on Friday 7 July 2017 (morning) with Keynote Presentation by Australia's Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane.

  • 12 Jul 2017

    Community Event, Forum, Featured, WAAMH Event

    Speak out about what matters: Mental health and your local communities

    While you are in Perth for the WA Mental Health Conference, please join us to speak face-to-face about the issues that matter to you and the needs of consumers and carers across WA. Connect with colleagues, consumers and carers living in different communities. 

  • 13 Jul 2017

    Featured, WAAMH Event

    WA Mental Health Conference 2017

    The WA Association for Mental Health, with the support of the WA Mental Health Commission, is delighted to announce that we are hosting the WA Mental Health Conference at the Perth Concert Hall in Perth on 13-14 July 2017!

    There are a range of subsidies available.

  • 14 Jul 2017

    Community Event, WAAMH Event

    Frame of Mind - 14/07/2017

    Enjoy live comedy and help us raise funds for mental health with an evening of stories and laughter with TV/radio veteran and acclaimed comedian Mikey Robins (Good News Week, Triple J, Spicks and Specs).

  • 25 Jul 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Sexual & Gender Diversity & Mental Health - 25/07/2017

    TOWARDS SAFE AND INCLUSIVE SERVICES 

    A person’s sexual orientation and gender identity can have a profound impact on their experience of mental illness as a consumer or carer, appropriate treatment options and their service needs.

    This workshop is designed to assist mental health and other community workers to understand diverse needs and improve service delivery for LGBTIQA* communities.

  • 26 Jul 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    De-escalation Techniques - 26/07/2017 - 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.

  • 27 Jul 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Creating Recovery Plans - 27/07/2017

    This workshop is designed to help mental health staff refine and develop their skills in recovery planning and create more effective and personalised documents to serve as a “roadmap” for the individual’s recovery journey.

  • 18 Aug 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Influential Public Speaking for Change-Makers: FRIDAY SERIES - 18/08/2017-13/10/2017

    ONLY 5 PLACES LEFT

    Game changing communication skills for advocates, campaigners and anyone seeking to persuade. This unique course develops public speaking and persuasive communication skills for advocates and others, who are trying to make a point.

  • 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.

  • 7 Oct 2017

    Community Event, Featured, WAAMH Event

    Mental Health Week 2017

    In 2017, Mental Health Week is celebrating 50 years. This year will have a strong focus on regional WA and connecting with nature, community and self for mental wellbeing. 

    The Opening Ceremony is expected to be held in Kalgoorlie.

  • 18 Oct 2017

    Community Event, Forum, WAAMH Event

    Borderline Personality Disorder National Conference 2017

    The National Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) conference draws on a strong history of successful national events around Australia, and October 2017 marks the inaugural Western Australian event.

    We expect to attract delegates from every corner of Australia to this landmark event, and represent a significant step forward for the advancement of knowledge, awareness and services for this complex mental illness.

    The 2017 conference is being organised as a partnership between the Australian BPD Foundation and the WA Association for Mental Health.

  • 30 Oct 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    De-escalation Techniques - 30 October 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.