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Mental Health Series (Session 1): Mental Health and Wellbeing in Paramedics

About The Event

The College is pleased to partner with Phoenix Australia to facilitate a series of four webinars for College members.

Each webinar will address different mental health and wellbeing issues, as well as target specific career stages. The aim is to improve the understanding of College members of the potential mental health and wellbeing impacts of being a paramedic, as well as strategies for building and maintaining their mental health and wellbeing at all career stages.

Webinar 1: Mental health and wellbeing in paramedics

This will be an introductory 90 minute webinar suitable for all College members, which will provide an overview of the mental health and wellbeing impacts for paramedics, including risk and protective factors, and strategies for building and maintaining wellbeing in individuals and teams

Webinar 2: Mental health and wellbeing in student and early career paramedics

This 90 minute webinar will be targeted at issues for students and early career paramedics, including preparing for the organisational and occupational stressors associated with being a paramedic, and how to develop and maintain self-care strategies.

Webinar 3: Mental health and wellbeing throughout your paramedic career

This 90 minute webinar will be targeted at mental health and wellbeing issues for paramedics throughout their paramedicine career, including managing cumulative trauma exposure and transitioning out of the role.

Webinar 4: Supporting mental health and wellbeing as leaders and supervisors

This 90 minute webinar will focus on the important role paramedicine leaders and managers have in supporting mental health and wellbeing in individuals and teams.

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Further information

Webinar 1: Mental health and wellbeing in paramedics

This will be an introductory 90 minute webinar suitable for all College members, which will provide an overview of the mental health and wellbeing impacts for paramedics, including risk and protective factors, and strategies for building and maintaining wellbeing in individuals and teams

Learning objectives

• Understanding the organisational and occupational sources of stress for paramedics, including trauma exposure

• Understanding the potential impacts on mental health and wellbeing in the short-term and longer-term

• Understanding the risk and protective factors for mental health and wellbeing

• Understanding when and how to access additional support for mental health and wellbeing concerns.

Target Audience

All College members at any career stage.

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Event Information

Date
9th Mar 2021
Time
14:30 – 16:00 AEDT
Venue
Online Webinar
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