This workshop commences with an explanation of the signs and symptoms of burnout followed by an instructor-led mindfulness exercise.
The 2019 Rural Outback and Remote (ROAR) Conference promises to deliver an informative and educational program aimed at those working in rural, outback and remote out-of-hospital settings.
This exciting program will showcase a broad range of speakers and topics, providing delegates with opportunities to gain new knowledge, apply learned skills to their practice and earn valuable CPD hours. The knowledge and skills gained at ROAR 2019 will benefit paramedics, rural and remote nurses, retrieval and flight specialists, and other allied health staff working side-by-side in this unique environment.
Biography: Amanda is a clinical psychologist who has worked in rural and outreach settings in northern New South Wales. She has worked in both public and private sectors – specialising in drug and alcohol issues – but also works with people suffering from trauma, anxiety, depression and other psychological issues. Amanda runs a private practice in Helensvale (Queensland), and also works with CRANAPlus Bush Support Service providing after-hours, on-call telephone counselling and supervision for remote area health workers.
Clinical Psycologist, Akers Psycology