Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Future Webinar | An Overview of Common Mental Health Disorders

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: Four 

This Webinar is only offered to participants outside the greater Christchurch area

Aim
Develop knowledge about the experience of common mental disorders: mood disorders, psychosis, and anxiety disorders. Learn how to best support those with mental illness and their family members.

Overview
• Discover facts and myths about other common mental illnesses
• Learn the risk factors, causes and treatment options for these common mental illnesses
• Learn how people manage to live well with mental illness

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided the opportunity to:
• Gain insight and increased knowledge of common mental illnesses
• Develop a better understanding of how to support people
• Learn ways in which people experiencing mental illness can live well

Let's Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Working with Families/Whānau
• Challenging Stigma and Discrimination
• Professional and Personal Development

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

Terms and Conditions

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

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