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Training Registration


Managing Workers with Lived Experience

Course Fee: Members $500 | Non-members $620 add

Duration 2 days
Course Outcomes
  • Learn the benefits of looking after workers’ mental health and ways to adjust the workplace for mental health needs
  • Understand legal requirements and ethical rights relating to mental health in the workplace and of a person experiencing mental health concerns
  • Understand proactive prevention of harm to mental health, such as wellness plans
  • Distinguish between mental health conditions and performance issues, and how to respond to a performance issue that is related to mental health
  • Discover the many benefits peer work bring to an organisation and the people they support
  • Explore how to promote the use of lived experience in a way that respects peer workers and promotes their wellbeing
  • Learn about the purpose of peer work and the principles that guide peer work practice
  • Discuss ways of responding to possible challenges such as stigma in the workplace, stress associated with the peer work role and the response of other workers
  • Consider a variety of professional development opportunities for peer workers and build skills in having sensitive conversations about worker mental health

If you have any questions or issues completing the registration form below, please contact us by email training@mhcc.org.au or phone 02 9060 9627.



Thank you for your interest. Registrations for this course are currently closed. If you are interested in attending this course at a future date, please email your details to training@mhcc.org.au. New course dates will be listed on our website as they become available, or you can subscribe to our Training newsletter to be notified.

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