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Mental Health Awareness & the Older Person: Gambling concerns


September 1, 2021
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Other Time Zones:
2.00pm – 3.00pm  (NSW, ACT, TAS, VIC, QLD)
1.30pm – 2.30pm (SA, NT)
12.00pm – 1.00pm (WA)
$20.00 – $80.00
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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

September 1, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

$20.00 – $80.00
The one hour webinar will provide CHSP workers and volunteers with insight and understanding about the prevalence of gambling problems in older people and provide helpful information as to why older people choose to gamble.  We look at the impact problem gambling can have on an older person and the signs to look for.  We include helpful tips on referral pathways for those wanting to seek support and assistance with their gambling concerns.   How to support the older person by:
  • information provision
  • awareness raising
  • identifying risk factors
  • identifying strategies
  • provision of resources including referral pathways
  Target Audience: Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) personal 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.