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Mental Health Awareness and the Older Person: Why older people experience depression and anxiety and helpful strategies to respond


March 30, 2022
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Other Time Zones:
11.30am – 1.00pm  (NSW, ACT, TAS, VIC)
11.00am – 12.30pm (SA)
10.30am – 12.00pm  (QLD)
10.00am – 11.30am (NT)
8.30am – 10.00am (WA)
$30.00 – $100.00
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Robyn is an independent training provider for 'Mental Health & Wellbeing Training Solutions' and has over 15 years’ experience in the mental health sector.
She is an accredited ‘Master Instructor’ with Mental Health First Aid Australia, is a facilitator/teacher with TAFE SA for the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work qualification and has a special interest in the mental health of Older Australians.
Previously employed in education, training and peer roles, Robyn is a passionate trainer and advocate for positive mental health, and for recovery from mental illness.
Her extensive experience in the government and non-government mental health sectors, and her lived experience provides ‘value added mental health training with a difference’ that is continually acknowledged through customer and trainee feedback.

For more details go to www.mhwtrainingsolutions.com.au or email robyn@mhwtrainingsolutions.com.au

March 30, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

$30.00 – $100.00

This 1.5 hour webinar will provide information about the signs and symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in the older person.  Anxiety and Depression are the most common mental illnesses in older people. Learn about the signs and symptoms of anxiety and why older people are more vulnerable to the onset of Anxiety and Depression.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Information provision
  • Awareness raising
  • Risk factors
  • Communicating effectively
  • Responding effectively
  • Resources, referral pathways and helpful contacts


Target Audience: Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHS) personal aged care workers, team leaders, supervisors and CHSP volunteers.





Disclaimer: CHSP Ticket price subsided by SA and NSW Sector Support and Development (SSD) funded by the Australian Department of Health.
Although funding for this session has been provided by the Australian Government, the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Australian Government.


Online via Zoom
Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,


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CHSP (SA& NSW Only): Mental Health Awareness - Depression and Anxiety (GST Incl)
$ 30.00
ACSA Member: Mental Health Awareness - Depression and Anxiety (GST Incl)
$ 70.00
Non Member: Mental Health Awareness - Depression and Anxiety (GST Incl)
$ 100.00