Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Future Webinar | Learned Optimism

PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEBINAR IS ONLY OFFERED TO PARTICIPANTS OUTSIDE THE GREATER CHRISTCHURCH AREA

It is a live feed of the course being delivered here at MHERC on the day, with in-room participants and facilitator. Registering here will allow you to be a part of the learning experience, viewing the facilitator and powerpoint presentation via your own device, in the comfort and location of your choice.

Description

Course Type: Introductory | Course Level: Five

Please Note: This webinar is only offered to participants outside the greater Christchurch area

Please note: Your online experience will differ from face to face education sessions.

Aim
This workshop is designed to engage in the processes of optimistic thinking. It will provide tools and techniques to support the continued development, practice and application of positive mental and emotional health.

Overview
• Optimistic thinking patterns increase the ability to cope with, and grow from, challenges and life stresses
• Practise of these perspectives can lead to a reduction in Depression and Anxiety
• Explore the way optimistic brains work and can be taught to function more effectively and constructively for better health and life outcomes
• Evidence based tools will be provided and practised for personal use and for application to others'

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Gain an understanding of the function of optimistic, pessimistic and realistic patterns of thought
• Explore and practise key strategies for optimistic thinking
• Learn to deal more effectively with challenges and adversity

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Professional and Personal Development

 *Price is per person for participants outside the greater Christchurch area only.

Terms and Conditions

Prerequisites

You will need:

• Headset and Microphone 
• Built-in laptop camera or attachable webcam device (for laptop or PC)
• Stable broadband connection 

To test you can connect to our webinar software click here (Please follow the onscreen prompts to download Webex)

Minimum System Requirements:
As a guide, if you are able to Skype or watch online videos (eg: YouTube) from your device, your system requirements should be capable. 

Operating System:
Windows 7 and above
Mac OS X 10.6 and above

Browsers:
Internet Explorer 7 and above
Firefox - latest version
Chrome - latest version
Safari - 5 and above