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SOLD OUT- Mental Health Awareness & the Older person: A series dealing with Anxiety

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Start:
November 4, 2020
End:
November 5, 2020
Cost:
$20 – $250
Event Category:

Other

Trainer First Name
Robyn Miller
Trainer Short Bio

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.

November 4, 2020 - November 5, 2020

$20 – $250

Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) in partnership with Mental Health & Well-being Training Solutions has developed a series of 1 and/or 1.5 hour non-clinical webinars specifically relating to Mental Health of the older people receiving Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) services in their home. The webinars will focus on raising awareness and providing education ad training in understanding a variety of Mental Health conditions being experienced by older people and the impact these conditions may have on care and service delivery in the older person’s home.

Participants will be informed about how to support, respond and communicate with clients in distress. There will be opportunity for participants to ask questions and discuss experiences through the Zoom ‘chat’ function.

 

The following sessions are a series dealing with anxiety

Please Note: Registration is for all of the following sessions and session times may vary.

 

4th November 1.00pm – 2.00pm: Anxiety in Older People

Anxiety is the most common mental illness in older people. Learn about the signs and symptoms of anxiety and why older people are more vulnerable to the onset of anxiety.

 

5th November 1.00pm – 3.00pm: Supporting an Older Person with Anxiety followed by a Q&A session

Learn how to effectively respond to and support an older person who is experiencing anxiety.

The second half of this session is a Q&A session for CHSP workers and volunteers who are supporting older people living with anxiety.

 

Target Group:

Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) team leaders/ supervisors/ coordinators, aged care workers and volunteers are encouraged to register

 

Registered participants will receive the Zoom link 1-2 days prior to the event.

** Note:  That the scheduled time is in ACDT (Adelaide)

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