NEW - 2020 WORKSHOPS

Learn practical strategies to enhancing emotional wellbeing in the elderly

ENHANCING EMOTIONAL WELLBEING IN LATE LIFE – PRACTICAL STRATEGIES

Mental Health CPD, 6 CPD Points

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Duration

6-hours

Plus morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

Program Outline

Our new workshop aims to increase knowledge about emotional wellbeing in late life and worker confidence in improving social engagement with their clients. The workshop provides practical tools for the workforce in how to identify strengths in older people, identify social goals and incorporate a range of evidence-based psychosocial strategies into everyday service delivery.

Suitable for

Residential and community workers, retirement village employees and managers, RNs, EENs, Leisure and Lifestyle, Chaplains, Allied Health Professionals and volunteers.

Prerequisites

Certificate III in Individual Support or above.

Topics Covered

Module 1 – Emotional Wellbeing

Module 2 – Identifying Strengths

Module 3 – Establishing Social Goals

Module 4 – Resilience Boosting Activities 

Module 5 - Integrated Collaboration

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the prevalence of mental health conditions in late life and factors associated with emotional changes
  • Improve screening of mental health needs and escalation to health professionals
  • Implement strengths based approach to wellness
  • Learn skills in how to curate social goals with older adults
  • Understand the importance of holistic collaboration to support older adults

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