Upcoming Events

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Parity Launch
The Council to Homeless Persons (CHP), the University of Melbourne, Neami National and Wellways Australia invite you to the launch of “October: Mental Health, Disability and Homelessness” edition of Parity.
12 November 5.30pm – 6.30pm
University of Melbourne, Parkville.
Registrations close COB Friday, November 9th, 2018.

VCOSS Governance Training
The Victorian Council Of Social Services and Justice Connect Not-for-Profit Law are providing community organisations with governance and legal training at an affordable cost.There are three training courses available: Governing a Community Organisation, Safety, Risk and Insurance, Privacy Law for Not-for-profit Organisations.
Gippsland 31 October-1 November
Bendigo 12-13 December

Practitioner webinar: Management of BPD in public mental health services, private and primary health care sectors
Funded by the National Mental Health Commission, this webinar is free for practitioners and eligible for RACGP QI & CPD points, ACCRM points and CPD self-report
26 November at 7.15 – 8.30 pm AEDT

Aboriginal Cultural Safety Training free for disability service providers
Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) is delivering Cultural Safety Training sessions for disability service providers. The training provides guidance on respectful engagement with Aboriginal people accessing disability services under NDIS. Disability workers, managers and executive staff from registered NDIS service providers are eligible to attend this funded training.
To register, please email cst@vaccho.org.au or visit the VACCHO website to find out more.

Becoming a Mental Health Peer Worker course
MIND is running this one-day workshop. Anyone with a lived experience of mental ill-health and recovery (either directly or as a carer) who is thinking about becoming a peer worker and would like some more information about what is involved, is encouraged to make contact. Contact learning@mindaustralia.org.au or 03 9455 7923.
12 November 10am- 3:30pm
86-92 Mount Street, Heidelberg
Cost: Full Fee $120.00, Concession $70.00 (Concessions are available for holders of a Health Care Card, which must be produced at the course.) Prices listed are subject to change.

Mind the Step: workshop for carers
Do you care for a family member or friend? Are you feeling pressured? Is your mental health and wellbeing affected? Is this impacting on your mood and energy levels? Is it time for a change? Carers Victoria and Western Victoria Primary Health Network are hosting ‘Mind the Step’ a three-part workshop for those who are looking to maintain a healthy mind. You will learn: how to feel better about yourself and your future; create more balance in your life; explore options and regain control over your choices; and connect with local people.
November 2018
Ballarat, Warrnambool, Horsham and Geelong

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Conferences
The 2nd National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Conference and the 2018 World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference will this year combine to collaborate on solutions that work in suicide prevention for Indigenous people and communities. This combined event recognises that indigenous communities, both nationally and internationally, share common histories and confront similar issues stemming from experiences of colonisation.
20-23 November, Perth