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Title: MHSS Workshop - Canning Vale, 19-20 May 2012
Type of Activity: Workshops & Seminars
Objective of Course / Workshop: Are you on the Mental Health Social Support (MHSS) Register yet? The ACA MHSS Register is promoted to Local, State and Federal Government as a first response database in instances of emergency and disaster. MHSS certification covers unique areas not otherwise covered in your counselling qualification. For this reason it is a separate competency and one that we strongly recommend you acquire.
Course / Workshop Outline: Section One: Understanding Mental Health Social Support; Section Two: Mental Health Social Support - Needs, Traps and Qualities; Section Three: Responsibilities when providing Mental Health Social Support; Section Four: Working with helpees - Emotions, Thoughts and Behaviours; Section Five: The Micro-Skills of Mental Health Social Support.
Duration (hrs): 59
Course / Workshop content: In this 2-day workshop you will learn: Fundamentals of mental health. How to identify the signs and symptoms of mental health problems. How to help people in the early stages of mental health problems. An introduction to common mental illnesses such as anxiety disorders, depression, substance abuse disorders, psychotic disorders (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, etc) and more. Improve your knowledge, understanding and language of mental health. Know where and how to get help. Understand what types of help are effective - and which aren't. Reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. Plus much more.
Start Date: 19/05/2012
Start Time 09:00:00
End Time 17:00:00
End Date: 20/05/2012

Presenter / Provider Details

Presenter / Provider: Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors
Qualifications: Private Training Organisation

Venue Details

Address 2:
Postcode: 0
Website: http://www.mhss.net.au/find-a-course
Parking: Street
Is there disability parking and entry?
Are meals included with this event? Yes
If yes, what meals? Morning / Afternoon Tea

Registration Details

Registration process: Visit http://www.mhss.net.au/find-a-course and click the "Register Here" link corresponding to this workshop.
Cost ($): 595
Cost Description (if applicable): Includes hardcopy student workbook and access to the MHSS online student dashboard.
Contact Name: Pedro Gondim
Contact Phone: 07 3112 2000
Contact Email: pedro@aipc.net.au

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