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Mental Health Awareness & the Older Person (Mount Gambier)

Details

Date:
March 10
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free – $250
Event Category:

Other

Trainer
Robyn Miller
Trainer Short Bio
Robyn is an independent training provider for 'Mental Health & Wellbeing Training Solutions' and has over 14 years’ experience in the mental health sector. Previously employed in education, training and peer roles in both government and non-government organisations, Robyn is a passionate trainer and advocate for positive mental health, and for recovery from mental illness. Drawing from her own experience of mental illness in 2003, Robyn is able to provide a unique understanding and powerful insight into psychosis and depression, and through this aims to reduce the stigma often associated with 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 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Free – $250
Lived Experience educator, Peter Bartram, will also be attending

The purpose of this workshop is to support CHSP providers to:

  • Increase the knowledge and awareness of aged care community workers about common mental health problems being experienced by older people in their home.
  • Identify the impact of mental health on challenging behaviour.
  • Problem solve ‘case scenarios’ relevant to CHSP aged care community workers within a workable framework.
  • Be informed about how to support, respond and communicate with clients in distress.

Each participant receives a resource pack which includes a copy of the training session,  a loaded USB containing fact sheets and other helpful resources.

 

Venue

Mount Gambier – Commodore on the Park
1 Jubilee Highway East
Mount Gambier, SA 5290 Australia
Phone:
(08) 8724 6400
Website:
http://www.commodoreonthepark.com.au/

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