12 August 2020

Men Connect Group

Facilitated by the Men's Hub, this group is a space for the men of Geraldton to connect each week, have a yarn and support each other. A vegetable curry and stew will be served for lunch.

Hosts Shan Undugodage, Joshua Joseph and LV Phan will be discussing world view perspectives. Attendance is free of charge and open to everyone.

For more information or to register your interest, please contact LV at Centacare Men's Hub on 9922 0240.

Venue: Salvation Army, 42 Ainsworth Street, Geraldton
Time: 11:00am

17 August → 18 August 2020

Standard Mental Health First Aid

This accredited two-day workshop is effective in improving mental health literacy, reducing stigma and increasing helping behaviours.

Venue: WA Centre for Rural Health, Geraldton
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Cost: $150
RSVP: admin-WACRH@uwa.edu.au - one week prior to event or phone 9956 0200

20 August → 21 August 2020

Multicultural DV-alert Training

Lifeline's DV-alert (Domestic and Family Violence Response Training) is a nationally recognised training program that enables frontline workers supporting multicultural communities in Australia to confidently:

  • RECOGNISE signs of domestic and family violence (DV)
  • RESPOND with appropriate care
  • REFER people experiencing or at rick of domestic and family violence to appropriate support services

For enquires please contact dvalert@lifelinewa.org.au or call 9261 4444. For further information see flyer.

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: Central Regional TAFE, Geraldton

31 August 2020

Mental Health First Aid Refersher

Accredited Mental Health First Aiders can renew their accreditation for an additional three years.

Venue: WA Centre for Rural Health, Geraldton
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Cost: $50
RSVP: admin-WACRH@uwa.edu.au - one week prior to event or phone 9956 0200

03 September 2020

Mental Health First Aid

This course consisting of four-weekly sessions, outlines the risk factors, prevalence, impact and interventions for recovery from mental illness.

For enquiries and registration contact Centacare Geraldton on 9921 1433. For further information, see flyer.

Cost: $100 including manual and refreshments
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: Centacare Geraldton, 3 Maitland Street, Geraldton

04 September 2020

Conversations for Life

Conversations for Life is a half-day suicide prevention workshop that's for everyone, and particularly those who are interested in keeping others safe and connected. It offers practical ways to reduce the risk of suicide before it becomes a crisis.

For more information or to book training, contact Robyn Hunt on 0428 381 545 or at coordinator@yellowribbonmidwest.org.au 

Venue: Community Health Group Room Geraldton Hospital
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Cost: $20 includes workbook and morning tea

07 September 2020

Vicarious Trauma

In this free interactive 1.5 hour workshop, you will learn to identify the differences between burnout/stress, compassion, fatigue and vicarious trauma; the impact of vicarious trauma on health, education and welfare workers; how to identify it in yourself; and what to do.

Venue: WA Centre for Rural Health
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am
RSVP: admin-WACRH@uwa.edu.au - one week prior to event or phone 9956 0200

11 September 2020

Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person

Learn practical first aid skills to:

  • recognise the signs that someone may be suicidal
  • help the person stay safe
  • connect people to professional and other supports, and
  • respond in a crisis situation

This is a four-hour educational course, not a therapy or support group.

To book a training session, or for more information, contact Robyn Hunt at coordinator@yellowribbonmidwest.org.au or on 0428 381 545, or see attached flyer.

Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Venue: TBC

12 October → 13 October 2020

Standard Mental Health First Aid

Learn practical first aid skills:

  • recognise common mental health problems
  • provide initial help using practical, evidence-based action plan
  • seek appropriate professional help
  • respond in a crisis situation
  • improve knowledge of mental illnesses, treatments and first aid actions
  • increase confidence in providing first aid to support others
  • decreasing stigmatising attitudes

To book a training session, or for more information, contact Robyn Hunt at coordinator@yellowribbonmidwest.org.au or phone 0408 381 545.

Cost: $150 includes manual and refreshments
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: TBC

26 October 2020

Conversations for Life

Conversations for Life is a half-day suicide prevention workshop that's for everyone, and particularly those who are interested in keeping others safe and connected. It offers practical ways to reduce the risk of suicide before it becomes a crisis.

For more information or to book training, contact Robyn Hunt on 0428 381 545 or at coordinator@yellowribbonmidwest.org.au 

Venue: Community Health Group Room Geraldton Hospital
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Cost: $20 includes workbook and morning tea

07 December → 08 December 2020

Standard Mental Health First Aid

Learn practical first aid skills:

  • recognise common mental health problems
  • provide initial help using practical, evidence-based action plan
  • seek appropriate professional help
  • respond in a crisis situation
  • improve knowledge of mental illnesses, treatments and first aid actions
  • increase confidence in providing first aid to support others
  • decreasing stigmatising attitudes

To book a training session, or for more information, contact Robyn Hunt at coordinator@yellowribbonmidwest.org.au or phone 0408 381 545.

Cost: $150 includes manual and refreshments
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: TBC