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.

  • 12 Sep 2016

    WAAMH Event

    Jamie's Ministry of Food Program

    Mental Health Week 2016 are pleased to collaborate with ECU to enable 24 unwaged mental health consumers to participate in the Jamie’s Ministry of Food program at ECU’s Joondalup campus.

  • 14 Sep 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Understanding Psychosis

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

  • 20 Sep 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Mental Health First Aid - 20 & 21 September 2016

    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 Sep 2016

    Forum, WAAMH Event

    Mental Health Community Leadership Network - New rescheduled date

    The WA Association for Mental Health is inviting it's members to attend the Mental Health Community Leadership Network forum.  This will be a meeting space for members to participate and become involved in dialogue and co-creation of strategies to address coming challenges.

  • 29 Sep 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Mental Health Communication

    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.

  • 8 Oct 2016

    WAAMH Event

    OPENING CEREMONY - Perth Wildcats Game Night Partnership

    Supporting the association of physical activity and team sports with good mental health, we will team up with the Perth Wildcats to deliver a night of fun and sporting prowess.

  • 9 Oct 2016

    WAAMH Event

    All Ages Family Fun Day

    This fun and social event targeting all ages will be set outdoors at Perth City’s brand new development, Elizabeth Quay.

  • 10 Oct 2016

    WAAMH Event

    World Mental Health Day Celebration in the Murray Street Mall

    Join us in the Murray Street Mall for freebies, mental health resources, professional advice and activities!

  • 10 Oct 2016

    WAAMH Event

    Arts and Mental Health Network Art Exhibition - sponsored by Southern Cross Care (WA)

    The arts exhibition displays beautiful, original and inspired artworks from people with lived experience of mental health issues.

  • 10 Oct 2016

    Seminar, WAAMH Event

    Workplace Wellbeing Seminar (Session One) - sponsored by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP)

    Workplace mental health and safety is proving to be a growing and serious concern for employers. After huge popularity in 2015, there will be two free lunchtime forums held in the CBD, presented by the ever popular Tasha Broomhall. 

  • 11 Oct 2016

    WAAMH Event

    Nyoongar People's Experience of Mental Health

    Inspired by WAAMH's participation in the Looking Forward Project (LFP) and experience in working with Aboriginal Elders, this event will involve the discussion of  Storying and Learning Together: Improving Nyoongar People's Experience of Mental Health Services.

  • 11 Oct 2016

    WAAMH Event

    Better than OK: Helping young people flourish - sponsored by Anglicare WA

    This free parent’s evening will be facilitated by Applied Social Psychologist and Educator Dr Helen Street, renowned for her highly successful Positive Schools national conferences and publications.

  • 12 Oct 2016

    WAAMH Event

    Workplace Wellbeing Seminar (Session Two) - sponsored by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP)

    Workplace mental health and safety is proving to be a growing and serious concern for employers. After huge popularity in 2015, there will be two free lunchtime forums held in the CBD, presented by the ever popular Tasha Broomhall.

  • 13 Oct 2016

    WAAMH Event

    Touched by Suicide: a creative workshop - sponsored by the WA Primary Health Alliance

    This workshop will allow those touched by suicide to create an art piece which is meaningful and symbolic under the guidance of a well-known WA artist.

  • 13 Oct 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Thrive!

    Thrive is a one day introduction to understanding mental wellbeing and maintaining our psychological health. Packed with tips to build resilience, manage emotions, reduce stress and achieve balance, think of this workshop as a health kick for your mind!

  • 13 Oct 2016

    WAAMH Event

    Suicide Prevention Forum - sponsored by the WA Primary Health Alliance

    This sector-targeted event will involve a panel discussion from suicide prevention industry leaders on what is happening in the suicide prevention space.

  • 14 Oct 2016

    WAAMH Event

    Arts and Mental Health Network Arts Exhibition Celebration Night - sponsored by Southern Cross Care (WA)

    You're invited to the official celebration of the Mental Health Week arts exhibition as we celebrate the great artwork of 2016. Thank you to Southern Cross Care (WA) for being our event sponsors.

  • 15 Oct 2016

    WAAMH Event

    CLOSING CEREMONY - Stand Up! For Comedy Night

    Again in 2016 WAAMH has partnered with Perth Theatre Trust and its newest venue the State Theatre Centre to bring you bundles of entertainment, laughs plus access to helpful information on mental health, as part of the Stand Up! For Comedy, Mental Health Week Closing Ceremony.

  • 19 Oct 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Co-existing Disorder, Addiction and Mental Health

    This one-day workshop examines the complex relationship between substance use or addiction and mental health problems and will address questions such as ...What is the relationship between substance use and mental health issues and does one cause the other  ...or why do they so often occur together?

  • 27 Oct 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    De-escalation Techniques

    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.

  • 1 Nov 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Creating Recovery Plans

    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.

  • 3 Nov 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Preventing Psychological Injury at Workplace

    Utilising a Risk Management approach, this insightful workshop is designed to help organisations understand and manage psychological injury and offers a suite of prevention tools and techniques, with direct application across diverse industries.

  • 8 Nov 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Safe Professional Boundaries

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

  • 10 Nov 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Understanding Self-harm

    Self-harm or self-injury can be among the most worrying and confounding behaviours and is all the more challenging because it is often done in secret. Especially prevalent in young people, self-harm is often a coping mechanism for dealing with difficult past or present experiences. 

    This insightful one day course, is suitable for health professionals, support workers, educators, youth workers, carers or anyone wanting to develop a greater understanding of the issues involved. 

  • 16 Nov 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Stakeholder Meeting Facilitation

    Sometimes, effective Care Coordination requires having everyone around one table.

    The focus of this workshop will be about understanding what makes an effective meeting and how to coordinate a productive and person-centred gathering.

  • 22 Nov 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Marketing Services in a Consumer-choice Landscape

    The transformative nature of the NDIS and other emerging sector developments demands new skills and competencies from community service providers.

    This practical and engaging course introduces marketing in a community sector context and looks at specific ways to make your organisation a provider of choice for future.

  • 24 Nov 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Coaching Skills

    Coaching is an essential skillset which can be applied both to supporting clients and to working with staff you may supervise.

    This course introduces a range of specific skills and provides opportunities for live practice and individual feedback.

  • 30 Nov 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Trauma Informed Care

    This one day workshop is designed for service providers working with people who have experienced 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.

  • 1 Dec 2016

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Understanding and Managing Depression

    Depression is a serious and sometimes life threatening illness which effects one in five 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.

  • 13 Jul 2017

    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!