Current Students

Training Programs and Workshops

The Health Promotion Unit provides training to give students and staff the knowledge and skills to be fit for study at UWA.

Training Calendar 2018

January

Mental Health First Aid Blended Workplace Course (Staff) - 19 January 9:00am-1:00pm

International Student Health and Wellbeing Workshop - 23 January, 9:30am-11:30am

Mental Health Awareness Workshop (Guild) - 30 January, 1:30pm-3.30pm

February  

Mental Health First Aid Standard Course (St Catherine's College) - 6 & 7 February, 9:00am-4:00pm

Mental Health First Aid Standard Course(Trinity College) - 9 & 12 February, 9:00am-4:00pm 

Mental Health First Aid Standard Course (St George's College) - 12 & 13 February, 9:00am-4:00pm

Mental Health First Aid Standard Course (St Tomas More College) - 13 & 14 February, 9:00am-4:00pm

March 

Mental Health First Aid Blended Workplace Course (Staff) - 7 March, 9:30am-1:00pm 

Mental Health First Aid Blended Tertiary Course (Students) - 20 March, 9:30 - 1:30pm 

April

Mental Health Awareness Workshop (Guild) - 4 April, 1:30pm-3.30pm

May

Mental Health First Aid Blended Workplace Course (Staff) - 2 May, 9:30am-1:00pm 

June 

TBC 

July

Mental Health First Aid Blended Workplace Course (Staff) - 4 July, 9:30am-1:00pm 

Mental Health Awareness Workshop (Guild) - 17 July, 1:30pm-3:30pm 

Mental Health First Aid Standard Course (Students) - 24 & 25 July, 9:00am-4:00pm 

International Student Health and Wellbeing Workshop - TBC, 9:30am-11:30am

August 

Mental Health First Aid Blended Tertiary Course (Audiology Students) - 21 August, 9:00am-4:00pm (TBC)

September 

Mental Health First Aid Blended Workplace Course (Staff) - 5 September, 9:30am-1:00pm (TBC)

October

Mental Health First Aid Standard Course (Students) - 10 & 17 October, 9:00am - 4:00pm (TBC)

November

Mental Health First Aid Blended Workplace Course (Staff) - 15 November,  9:30am-1:00pm (TBC)



 

Reducing the Risk of Sexual Violence Training

Reducing the Risk of Sexual Violence training has been developed by the Health Promotion Unit and run for students through the UWA Student Guild Leadership Program.

The 3 hour program, delivered by the Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC), aims to increase student understanding of what constitutes sexual violence, strategies to prevent sexual violence at student events and the correct procedure for responding to an incident of sexual violence by a peer.

Request a Reducing the Risk of Sexual Violence session for your student or staff group. 

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. This first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis resolves. 

Through this training, students and staff will develop a deeper understanding of common mental health problems and strategies to support those experiencing them.

The 12 hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course is an internationally accredited training program is delivered by the Health Promotion Unit. The program offered at no cost for enrolled UWA students.

The Blended Mental Health First Aid Course for tertiary comprises and e-learning component and face to face session. Mental Health First Aid Australia provides the e-learning component for a small fee that is subsidised for students. This course is free for eligible students. The UWA Health Promotion Unit provides the face to face component of this course at no cost to enrolled UWA students.

Register for a Mental Health First Aid Training course.


Mental Health Awareness Workshops

Mental Health Awareness Workshops have been developed by the Health Promotion Unit to support student wellbeing. The workshop contains two modules; Mental Health Awareness and Staying Well While Studying. Module one provides an overview of the most common mental health problems in Australia, anxiety and depression and support services on and off campus. In module two students discuss the importance of wellbeing while studying and practical strategies to cope with study related stress and improve wellbeing.

Workshops can be scheduled for student or staff groups on request.

Request a Mental Health Awareness Workshop for your student or staff group.


Brief Alcohol Intervention Training (BAIT)

Through the BAIT Program, students are trained to deliver brief alcohol interventions to their peers to encourage healthy reductions in alcohol consumption.

Students will then have the opportunity join the Peer Education Program to apply their skills at numerous events on campus and at the residential colleges.

Training sessions are delivered by UWA students who have experience delivering interventions at UWA.  

If you are interested in joining the BAIT Program, contact the Health Promotion Unit

 

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