WORKSHOP: Mental health literacy project for Arabic speaking religious and community leaders and other community staff - A few places left

Please see attached the English and translated Arabic flyers for the upcoming mental health literacy workshops for the Arabic religious leaders, Arabic community leaders and Arabic service providers and volunteers.

The first workshop has already been filled which is fantastic! Please help us in promoting this initiative to the Arabic religious and community leaders. Places are limited, so please contact Randa or myself as soon as possible to book your spot for the two remaining workshops in 2019.

• Tuesday, 15th of October at Fairfield Community Health Centre (9am – 4pm)
• Tuesday, 29th of October at Fairfield Community Health Centre (9am – 4pm)

Please note the workshops will be delivered in Arabic and resources will be available in both English and Arabic.

Thanks so much for your support,

Henry Lim
Health Promotion Officer – Mental Wellbeing|Health Promotion Service |

Your Choice Your Voice Conference

This year, The Disability Trust will be hosting the Your Voice Your Choice Self Advocacy Conference for people with a disability, parents and carers, and service providers on 14th and 15th October 2019 at Novotel Northbeach. The theme is choice and control and excitingly will feature Australian Paralympian and media personality, Dylan Alcott OAM as the keynote speaker.

At the Your Voice Your Choice National Self Advocacy Conference, you can learn from others who are leading life their way and getting the most out of their NDIS plans. The Conference will feature a range of topics and workshops that will inform individuals on initiatives within tailoring their NDIS plans to their personal needs.

8th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality

The 8th International Ageing and Spirituality Conference is being held in Canberra this year from 27 to 30 October. The theme of the conference is 'Changing cultures of Ageing and Spirituality'.

The theme of the conference is 'Changing cultures of Ageing and Spirituality.' We have invited international and local speakers to address this theme with pre-conference workshops and 3 days of conference.

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****MDS Training are offering a fully subsidised Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work ****

****MDS Training are offering a fully subsidised Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work ****

Please see attached flyer
Please share with your consumers and networks. The requirements are stated on the flyer but one of the most important requirement is the consumer or carer has to be working or at least volunteering as a peer support worker for 80hours in the mental health sector.

Please see flyer attached with all the details.
If you would like further information or to enrol please contact Adam Holstein or Vanessa Vale at MDS Training
RTO# 70215

E:[email protected]
P:02 4621 8400

Indigenous Aged Care Conference

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Monday 24 June 2019

Take a look at the attached flyer for more information.

Towards Wellbeing Conference 2019

Towards Wellbeing Conference 2019

Now more than ever, children, young people, families and professionals navigate unprecedented change and significant life events including, loss and trauma.

Join us to learn from experts about recent research and evidence-based strategies that can be integrated into organisation and education wellbeing practice.

Interactive workshops led by specialist practitioners will provide an opportunity to support professional wellbeing approaches and programs that build safe environments to empower children, young people and families to heal from their experience.



See attached flyers for more information...

MDS Training 2019 Professional Development Calendar

MDS Training - 2019 Professional Development Calendar

****1st HOT Topic session****
Hoarding and squalor

Trainer:Debbie Graham
Time:9am to 4.30pm
Fee for service: $250.00
Training location:Level 8, 138 Queen Street Campbelltown

This session will explore the concepts of Hoarding and Squalor – and the differences between them. Lives of animals and children in situations of hoarding and squalor. We will also share stories and knowledge from our own work environments and experience.

Please contact one of the MDS Training team for more information.

Phone: 0246 218400
Email: [email protected]