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Mental Health Response Course for Sport l Get your head in the game

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Australian College of Physical Education

10 Parkview Drive

Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127


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Mental Health Response Workshop for Sport: A strategic approach to deal with mental health.

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ACPE have partnered with Mental Health Management (MHM) in 2020 to provide an opportunity for the sports sector to attend the Mental Health Response Workshop for Sport. Five workshop dates have been scheduled to ensure that industry members have access to this valuable workshop. ACPE, in partnership with MHM, is pleased to be able to not only offer this workshop on campus, but to offer this at a reduced rate for the sector.

The Mental Health Response Course is usually valued at $300 per individual. However, ACPE and MHM have ensured that the following prices will be available for all Sport NSW Members, Government Departments and Sporting organisations across NSW in 2020.

Individual registrations: $250 per ticket

Groups of three or more: $200 per ticket

The Mental Health Response is MHM's signature workshop. It is a hands-on, practical first aid response workshop to help you support someone experiencing mental health issues. In order to prevent long-term mental health complications and the possibility of suicide, early intervention is key. This workshop aims to familiarise you with the signs and symptoms of poor mental health and equip you with the tools needed to support people with issues such as depression, anxiety and panic attacks.

By the end of this workshop, you’ll be able to recognise changes in behaviour and offer an informed first aid response to help somebody in need.

What we cover

An overview of mental health.

The signs and symptoms of common mental health issues.

Approaching someone who is experiencing poor mental health:

  • How to communicate and listen effectively.
  • Questions you should ask.
  • Phrasing difficult talking points.
  • Handling challenging situations such as suicide.
  • How to provide immediate or ongoing support.

Strategies on how to maintain your own mental health.

Tips and suggestions to pass on to colleagues and team mates.

Where to get help and support.

Who’s it for?

Managers and coaches of sporting teams.

Sporting teams.

Sporting staff such as physios, massage therapists, trainers and medical teams.

Anyone working in a high-pressure job.

Mid-senior level management teams.

How you’ll benefit

You’ll learn what you need to know about mental health and practical tips you can use immediately.

Gain confidence in talking about mental health.

Be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of poor mental health.

Know how to approach and support someone who is showing signs of poor mental health.

Understand the importance of self-care and looking after your own mental health.

Mental Health Response has been approved by the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) for Ongoing Professional Development and is also recognised as Professional Development by Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA).

The Mental Health Response Course has been delivered for organisations such as Sydney FC.

"At Sydney FC we focus our success on four pillars – Technical, Tactical, Physical, Mental. In terms of the mental pillar one of the initiatives we undertook was for all our coaching and backroom staff to undergo mental health training which was provided by Mental Health Management. Debbie delivered the training in a very professional manner. It was engaging, easy to understand and it gave us the tools and confidence to take the first steps in dealing with any mental health issues.”

Steve Corica

Sydney FC | Head Coach

For any registration questions or if your organisation would like to organise an alternative date for the workshop either at ACPE or at your own office space, please contact Michael McKnight below.

Michael McKnight (ACPE) E: mmcknight@acpe.edu.au P: 02 8061 2735

For specific information on the workshop please contact Debbie Swibel below:

Debbie Swibel (MHM) E: hello@mentalhealthmanagement.com.au P: 0447 044 784

More info: http://mentalhealthmanagement.com.au/

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