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Events for the local community

  • Study Without Stress workshop

    Study Without Stress workshop


    Ideal for students in grade 10, 11 and 12, learn to change the way you view school and exam stress, deal with work avoidance and unrealistic...


Professional Development Workshops - Centre for Emotional Health

Intervening on Interpersonal Risk Factors for Anxiety, Depression and Suicide
Friday, 1 June 2018
9am to 12:00pm 
Humans have a need to feel secure and wanted. This is obtained through interpersonal connections. When these connections aren't present, mental health problems can occur. Learn about new interventions designed to address interpersonal risk factors from Distinguished Professor Brad Schmidt.
More information and to register: https://openmq.com.au/course/CEH027

Transdiagnostic CBT for Emotional Disorders
Friday, 29 June 2018
9am to 4pm 
Clients often present with comorbid emotional disorders. Professor Peter Norton will teach you how Transdiagnostic case formulations and tCBT can guide treatment to support multiple disorders without the need to tailor for each disorder.
More information and to register: https://openmq.com.au/course/CEH025

Cool Kids Anxiety Program, face-to-face training and online accreditation
Friday, 24 August 2018
9am to 4pm
Learn about assessment, treatment and prevention of anxiety in children and adolescents and specific training on how to run the Cool Kids™ anxiety program.
More information and to register: https://openmq.com.au/course/CEH018

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (TF-CBT) for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Friday, 21 September 2018
9am to 4pm
Learn how to implement Prolonged Exposure (PE) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Associate Professor Maria Kangas will also teach how to incorporate TF-CBT approaches with complex trauma.
More information and to register: https://openmq.com.au/course/CEH028

Using the Therapeutic Relationship to Improve Social Functioning
Friday, 19 October 2018
9am to 4pm
Doctor Chad Wetterneck from Rogers Memorial Hospital in the USA will show you how to promote awareness, courage, and compassion  by using the therapeutic relationship to help your clients improve their relationships outside of the therapy room.
More information and to register: https://openmq.com.au/course/CEH026

Cool Kids online training and accreditation
Anytime, online
Learn about assessment, treatment and prevention of anxiety in children and adolescents and specific training on how to run the Cool Kids™ anxiety program.
More information and to register: https://openmq.com.au/course/CKAP01

Other Professional Development - Macquarie University Reading Clinic

These workshops are hosted by the Macquaire University Reading Clinic, a clinic independent of the Centre for Emotional Health.

Date: 3 May
Presenter: Dr Saskia Kohnen
Topic: Asessment and treatment approached for children with reading and spelling difficulties
Time: 8.45am - 4.00pm

Date: 4 May
Presenter: Dr Karen Smith-Lock
Topic: How to teach multi syballic word reading and spelling
Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm

Date: 30 July
Presenter: Dr Kiri Mealings
Topic: Noise in classrooms
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Date: 31 July
Presenter: Dr Danielle Colenbrander:
Topic: Teaching vocabulary to improve reading comprehension
Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm

Date: 10 October
Presenter: Professor Genevieve McArthur:
Topic: How to make evidence based decisions about treatments for poor readers.
Time: 9.00am - 1.00pm

Date: 10 October
Presenter: Dr Erin Banales
Topic: Working memory and reading difficulties
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

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