Dates: Day 1 – Saturday May 24 2014
Day 2 – Saturday May 31 2014
Venue: The Parish Centre, Anglican Parish of St Thomas, 67 High Street, Toowong (bus approximately 300 metres away, train approx. 400 metres away)
Up the stairs between the church and ‘Data 3′. Look for the A Place to Belong banner!
Times: 10.00am to 5.00pm
Cost: Waged $60.00 Unwaged: $20.00
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea is provided.
Emotional CPR (eCPR) is an educational program designed to teach people to assist others through an emotional crisis by three simple steps: connecting, empowering and revitalising.
It was one of the most profound experiences I have ever had. This is the kind of work I want to be doing to build community. It is a transformative process.
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Date: Saturday September 15th
Closing Date for Registrations: Friday September 7th
Venue: St Aidan’s Anglican Girls School, Corinda, Brisbane
Time: This is a full day event but you’re welcome to come for all or part of the day.
A day of inspiration and learning, meeting up with friends old and new, and enjoying good food together! An enthusiastic group is working on the details of the 2012 Recovery Day. Please note the date – Saturday September 15th. The event will again be held at St Aidan’s Anglican Girls School, adjacent to Corinda Railway Station.
Helen Glover will again be one of the keynote speakers. Helen is passionate about the concept of personal resilience and recovery in mental illness. Helen uses her background in social work and education as well as her lived experience of her own recovery form mental illness to expand and challenge the concepts of recovery-oriented practice.
Ailsa Rayner will also join us as a keynote speaker. Ailsa works in the human services sector and she brings her lived experience as a mental health consumer to the Recovery Day.
There will be a variety of workshops to choose from, morning and afternoon. Topics include “Emotional CPR”, “The Usefulness of Mindfulness”, “The Affects of Alcohol and Drugs on Mental Health”, “Nourishment and Massage”, “Art and Mental Health”, “Vulcana Women’s Circus Group” and “Working for Recovery in an Era of Corporatisation”.
$10 registration fee for those in need of mental health support, their carers and supporters.
Click here to download the brochure and registration form.
Date: Sunday 5th August 2012
Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Topic: Letting go of the Past and Forgiveness
Life involves pain and hurt for all of us. Learning to deal with this is a mental health skill that we can all develop. At this workshop Thomas Wong and Owen Strong will help us understand what this might mean.
Venue: The Parish Centre, Anglican Parish of St Thomas, 67 High Street, Toowong (bus approximately 300 metres away, train approx 400 metres away)
Up the stairs between the church and ‘Data 3’. Look for the A Place to Belong banner!
Parking available under the ‘Data 3’ building in High Street and in Jephson and High Streets.
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At the previous Sunday Workshop, Patricia Shaw lead a session on Self Care.
Participants reflected on their nurturing strategies and these were then shared in small groups. Those present were privileged to hear the powerful story of one woman’s journey towards wellbeing.