2017 Workshop Program

Tuesday Lunchtime Workshops 1 - 2pm

No Registration Required

Location: Stop 1 Room 109

No Title Date
1 Brain Management 7th March
2 Be Your Best14th March
3 Creating Social Connections 21st March
4  Make the Most of Your Time28th March
5 Overcoming Procrastination 4th April
6 Maintaining Wellbeing and Resilience 11th April
7 Optimising Focus and Attention 2nd May
8 Social Anxiety 9th May
9 Exams: Be Well to do Well 16th May

Mental Health First Aid

Registration Required

Registration will open one month prior to each workshop.

Mental Health First Aid is a certified training program, teaching students how to provide initial support someone in a mental health crisis situation, or someone who is developing a mental disorder, until appropriate professional treatment is received or the crisis resolves. Mental health crisis situations covered are: suicidal thoughts and behaviours, panic attacks, severe effects of drug or alcohol use, severe psychotic states and aggressive behaviours. Developing mental health problems covered are: depression, anxiety problems, psychosis and substance use problems.

Mental Health First Aid operates in two formats:

2 Day Face-to-Face Training: Full course offered face-to-face across two days on the Parkville campus.

Blended Training: Online training followed by a half day face-to-face workshop. Please complete the online training prior to registration. Online training has a cost of $50, paid directly to Mental Health First Aid Australia. When registering for online training please use your University of Melbourne student email address.

1Mental Health First Aid (2 Day Course)Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th February9.30am - 4.30pmRegistration  open
2Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Monday 27th February12.30pm - 4.30pmRegistration not open
3Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Friday 31st March9.30am - 1.30pmRegistration not open
4Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Thursday 27th April9.30am - 1.30pmRegistration not open
5Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Thursday 25th May12.30pm - 4.30pmRegistration not open
6Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Wednesday 29th June9.30am - 1.30pmRegistration not open
7Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Monday 31st July9.30am - 1.30pmRegistration not open
8Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Monday 28th August9.30am - 1.30pmRegistration not open
9Mental Health First Aid (2 Day Course)Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st September9.30am - 4.30pmRegistration not open
10Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Friday 22nd September9.30am - 1.30pmRegistration not open
11Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Friday 20th October12.30pm - 4.30pmRegistration not open
12Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Wednesday 29th November9.30am - 1.30pmRegistration not open
13Mental Health First Aid (Blended)Thursday 21st December12.30pm - 4.30pmRegistration not open

Coming Out

Register Your Interest

CAPS are seeking expressions of interest for a Coming Out workshop. For those who are questioning their sexuality, wondering if they are Gay or Lesbian, uncertain who and how to tell, and what it means for them and their future. A space for discussion, fun, ideas and support. Venue to be confirmed with each participant by the Leader after registration of interest.

Break Free From Anxiety

Registration Required

Learn to practise skill, strategies and states of mind to reduce everyday worry and anxiety. This workshop includes relaxation, mindfulness and cognitive behaviour change to apply to your particular experiences. Online screening questionnaires will be conducted.

22nd June 9.30am - 4.30pm

Registration will open one month prior to this workshop.


Registration Required

Registration will open one month prior to each workshop.

Webinars are restricted to University of Melbourne students only.

All webinars are free and conducted online.

No Title Dates Time Register

Optimising Focus and Attention Webinar

To Be Confirmed To Be Confirmed Registration not open

Overcoming Procrastination Webinar

Learn ways to manage procrastination and improve your productivity.

To Be Confirmed To Be Confirmed Registration not open

Brain Management Webinar

To Be Confirmed To Be Confirmed Registration not open

Make the Most of Your Time Webinar

To Be Confirmed To Be Confirmed Registration not open

Mental Health Essentials Webinar

This workshop includes an exploration of the common mental health disorders, indicators of distress, impact on performance, issues of privacy, confidentiality and duty of care, and available services and supports.

To Be Confirmed To Be Confirmed Registration not open