Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Future Webinar | Understanding & Dealing with Anxiety

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

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 course will provide a general introduction about the experience and effects of anxiety. Particular focus will be given to Agoraphobia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic Disorder and Social Phobia. Participants will develop an awareness of the factors influencing paths to recovery from an anxiety disorder, including an overview of anxiety management techniques.

Overview
• Introduction to anxiety disorders and diagnosis criteria for anxiety disorders
• Anxiety and the anxiety cycle including risk factor and causes
• Management options and community support
• Supporting a person with an anxiety disorder

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Develop an awareness of groups of anxiety disorders and the key features of each disorder
• Gain knowledge of Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Social Phobia & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
• Discuss management and support available in Christchurch for people with anxiety disorders

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Working with Families/Whānau
• Working with Communities

 

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