Term 1 2018 Workshops and Programs – Western Sydney Recovery College

The Recovery College model is an innovative approach to inclusive education and recovery within the community and mental health sector. Courses delivered by Recovery College are co-produced, which means the content is co-designed and co-delivered by people with lived experience and mental health professionals. Recovery College forms a collaborative, community driven model of adult education that supports people in their recovery journey, and increases knowledge, skills and awareness of mental health within the community.

All our workshops have been subsidised by One Door Mental Health, meaning they are free to attend for those with lived experience of mental health concerns, whether consumers, carers, family or friends, as well as workers and volunteers, who live or work in the Western Sydney area.

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid

This is a specialist two day program which provides participants with the knowledge and skills to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals developing a mental health condition or experiencing a mental health crisis. This program is delivered by an indigenous trainer and open to indigenous and non-indigenous participants.

Mt Druitt | 22nd and 23rd March, 9.30am-4.30pm

North Parramatta | 23rd and 24th April, 9.30am-4.30pm

 

Working Together

This is a two day cultural competency workshop which will provide understanding, knowledge and skills to assist participants to commence the journey to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. This is course is open to both indigenous and non-indigenous students.

Blacktown | 1st and 2nd March, 9am-4:30pm

 

Understanding Anxiety

This program builds understanding of anxiety and how it impacts on individuals, their carers and families. The program also explores recovery, self-management strategies and other techniques that provide practical assistance to those living with anxiety.

Blacktown | 21 February, 10am-2pm

 

Building Self Confidence

Self-confidence can help in the recovery process and empower individuals to take active ownership of their journey and help them engage fully in all aspects of their life. This program involves a mixture of practical sessions and education to integrate learning and allow students to practice skills that can be utilised in their individual lives

Parramatta | 22 February, 10am-2pm

 

And many more! Download our full Term 1 2018 Course Guide (2MB)

 

Visit our website to enrol online or contact us by phone or email for more information.

 

Western Sydney Recovery College

02 9854 5541  |  wsydrecoverycollege@onedoor.org.au

www.wsydrecoverycollege.org.au

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