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SOLD OUT – Mental Health Awareness & the Older person: Responding to Challenging Behaviours in Older People


March 25
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Other Time Zones:
10.30am – 12.00pm (NSW, ACT, Tas, Vic)
10.00am – 11.30am (SA)
9.30am – 11.00am (QLD)
9.00am – 10.30am (NT)
7.30am – 9.00am (WA)
$20 – $100
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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 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

$20 – $100


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.


Responding to Challenging Behaviours in Older People

Challenging or concerning behaviours such as irritability, confusion, sadness, anger, or hopelessness in older people can be confronting. This 1.5 hour session provides insight & understanding of the potential underlying triggers for concerning behaviours and provides helpful ways for workers and volunteers to provide support and care.


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


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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