Gain an understanding of Mental Health with these short courses.
1-2 days dependent on the short course
Face to face delivery
Varies dependent on the course
Professional Boundaries for Support Workers
- Working legally and ethically
All formal working relationships need rapport and trust to function professionally. This is particularly relevant to the relationship between an individual and Support Workers who are employed to provide them with appropriate support. This Professional Development opportunity helps Support Workers to work with the knowledge overarching legislation in mind; while also identifying the pitfalls workers providing support may encounter.
Suicide and Self-harm Awareness for Support Workers
- Identifying the signs of suicide and self-harm
During this half-day workshop, Support Workers will learn how to recognise the signs and symptoms of people who may be considering suicide while gaining and understanding why people choose self-harm as a coping mechanism. This workshop is designed for Support Workers who are embarking on a career in the community services sector.
Personal Recovery Oriented Practice
- Understanding the concept of recovery in mental health
During this One-day workshop participants will gain an understanding and insights into the concepts, principles and the philosophical framework of recovery-oriented community mental health practice. The framework encompasses a broad human services approach to recovery-based practice including:
- The process of resilience and overcoming
- Recovery from a mental health perspective
- Supports social justice principles and human rights
- The very real concept of self-authorship and self-determination
Wheel of Wellbeing
- Body, Mind, Spirit, People and Planet
Research is showing us how our health and happiness can be significantly enhanced by engaging in certain activities in our daily lives. The One-day workshop will provide participants with the knowledge and understanding of how elements of Positive Psychology can increase personal resources to work towards new goals.
Mental Health First Aid (Standard)
- This 12-hour (2-day) course teaches adults how to assist other adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis or developing a mental health problem.
Mental health first aid is the help given to someone developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis resolves.