Free

Working effectively with allies

Actions and Detail Panel

Free

Event Information

Share this event

Date and time

Location

Location

Online event

Event description
Working effectively with allies

About this event

These are free events designed for the consumer workforce working in public mental health in Victoria (eg. consumer lived experience staff employed at Area Mental Health Services, Forensicare or mental health staff from RCH).

Consumer workers outside of public clinical services (MHCSSs, AOD, ACCHOs etc.) or other partner organisations may also attend.

Participants need to be working or have worked in the mental health sector whether as volunteers, on committees, or in salaried roles.

This workshop explores the role and value of allies, including how to identify allies, and strategies to nurture and draw on allyship in work settings. Learners will look at the concept of allyship in other marginalised communities and consider intersectional issues. This module is relevant to all consumer roles. All our courses are interactive, based on adult learning principles and learner focussed. We believe that adults approach learning with a wealth of knowledge and experience to contribute. A combination of learning styles will be incorporated into the training including interactive, experiential and didactic. Our approach recognises the constant interweaving of theory and practice cultivating critical thinking and reflection, appreciating the contested nature of ideas and world views, and perspective taking through adopting ethical, human rights and social justice lenses.

Delivery Mode – Virtual Training Session

This course is delivered online through virtual classrooms where facilitators and participants can present course materials, engage and interact with one another, and work in groups together. Sessions are hosted via Zoom.

A Zoom link with be sent to registrants 2 days before then event.

Presenter:

Athena Consumer Workforce Consulting is a consumer/survivor partnership committed to supporting the growth of consumer perspective leadership across the Victorian mental health sector and community. Our team has extensive experience and expertise across all aspects of consumer work in the mental health system, including peer support, policy advice, research, education, consumer consultancy, leadership and governance. We provide specialist training and consultancy services. We work with the consumer workforce, organisations and government to explore the needs of the consumer workforce and develop customised responses.

Date and time

Location

Online event

Save This Event

Event Saved