Mental Health Connect
Unlike other training in mental health participants have the opportunity to work with trainers who are ‘experts by experience’ as they share aspects of their own recovery journey from mental illness. This unique learning experience enables participants to acquire essential skills in supporting people with mental illness to maintain hope, achieve their goals, find meaning in their lives and work towards recovery from mental illness.
- A different perspective on understanding ‘mental distress’
- What can impact on wellbeing, mental health and recovery?
- supporting physical, social, spiritual and emotional health
- supporting self-advocacy
- responding to extreme distress
- The importance of trauma in recovery
- What is duty of care, dignity of risk and positive risk-taking?
- Getting connected to mental health services
- Practical skills in supporting people with mental illness
Course Dates and Duration
Course duration: Two days.Click here for Training Dates and Locations
What people say:
“The two trainer model is a must;great materials, great stories, and a very professional team.” - course participant
“I have encouraged clients to become more assertive and self-determining in life decisions” - course participant
Who is this for:
This course is suitable for all community workers across a diverse range of service areas such as; housing, disability, aged care, youth, alcohol and other drugs, employment, family support and government agencies, who work in an ongoing way with people experiencing mental health problems.
Mental Health Connect can even be customised for organisations.