Mental Health Basics Training - Staff and students

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Mental Health Basics provides staff and students with the basics to be able to recognize, respond to and refer those with mental health symptoms

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Date:
Thursday 03 June 2021 12:00 pm until Thursday 03 June 2021 04:00 pm (Add to calendar)
Contact:
Counselling
counselling@latrobe.edu.au; +61 (03) 9479 2956
Presented by:
Student Health and Wellbeing
Type of Event:
Community Event; Health/wellbeing/lifestyle; Seminar/Workshop/Training

Taught by general psychologist and La Trobe counsellor Chiara Dargin, Mental Health Basics is a 4-hour workshop that provides students and staff with the basics to be able to recognize common mental health symptoms, respond to these concerns effectively and know where to refer that individual for further support. The workshop includes an understanding of mental health myths, prevalence, and stigma.

It will cover an understanding of:

  • depressive symptoms
  • anxiety
  • panic attacks
  • suicidal behaviour
  • self-harm

Micro counselling skills are taught to help communicate empathy, care and be able to support an individual on an emotional level. Finally, participants are provided with referral pathways and services that students and the general public can access.

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