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Check out our line-up of workshops and events for people affected by mental health issues, carers and family members, professionals and the general community, as well as the latest news from MIFWA.

MIFWA Events, Training & Workshops

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID - NAREMBEEN - FREE

Join us on 4 and 5 November in Narembeen to learn how to be a Youth Mental Health First Aider to support young people experiencing mental health problems.
  
Please call Narembeen CRC on 9064 7055 or email crcreception@narembeen.wa.gov.au to register for this training.
 
Many thanks to Narembeen Community Resource Centre and Narembeen District High School for supporting and hosting the first course as part of the CBH Regional Mental Wellness Program.

THE CREATIVE RESILIENCE WORKSHOP 1 - NORTHAM - FREE

Following on from the successful Art Therapy workshop in Northam during Carers Week, Paul from Reflective Visions will be back in Northam for Workshop 1 of our Creative Resilience series. 

When: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM, SATURDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2020
Where: NORTHAM REC CENTRE
Cost: FREE

No artistic skills or talent required. Art materials and afternoon tea will be provided. You don't have to attend every workshop in the series.

This workshop if for people aged 18+ and registrations are essential. To register, contact Paul on 0497 296 169 or email him at reflectivevisions88@gmail.com.

MANAGING CONFLICT & CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR - MIDLAND

Do you need help to gain the confidence to manage a potential conflict situation?

This training is designed to help others and yourself identify and reduce conflict and risk, and to influence a safe and positive outcome in a difficult situation. A light lunch will be provided.

When: 9:00AM-2:00PM, WEDNESDAY 16 DECEMBER 2020
Where: MIFWA, Level 3, 9 The Avenue, Midland
Cost: $90 + booking fee

To register for this training, click here.

Did You Know?

Did you know we can customise training to your orgnisation or community?

To discuss customised training, give us a call on 9237 8900 or email us at training@mifgwa.org.au.

Do you live in grain growing regions across WA?

Get in touch to discuss how we can support your local schools and community with Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention training. Contact Janine from MIFWA at janine.ripper@mifwa.org.au.

Thank You for Your Support During
Mental Health & Carers Week

Thank you to everyone who supported us and participated in our training, events and workshops held throughout Mental Health and Carers Week 2020, be it in person or from afar.

From art therapy and recovery, through to youth mental health and wellbeing, and even an introduction to community mental health work, the MIFWA team had an incredibly busy week and we are incredibly grateful to have had the opportunity to connect with you.

Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Responses

Check out this video as part of the Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Responses series from The MHS Learning Network, where our CEO Monique Williamson provides an overview of how MIFWA served their community through both the COVID-19 pandemic and the other challenges 2020 presented.

2020 reminded us about the resilience of the people they support. Many people with lived experience live with distress regularly, and their ability to keep the rest of us calm and to teach people how to get through each day at a time and to be there for one another is something the team at MIFWA will always be grateful for.