ESSA Mental Health ASK: Part 2 - The Role of the Exercise Professional as an Accidental Counsellor: Communication Skills and Strategies in Mental Health
This unit will explore communication skills and strategies in mental health. The unit will cover:
Knowledge and application of communication skills with those with a mental illness or poor mental health including:
Using appropriate language
Identifying and managing events
Compassion fatigue and burnout
Completion of this unit will result in the following learning outcomes:
Understanding key communication skills and strategies to assist with working with those who are experiencing symptoms of mental illness or poor mental health.
This is a pre-record professional development.
Presented by Dr Oscar Lederman, PhD, AES, AEP
Dr Oscar Lederman is Clinical lead and Accredited Exercise Physiologist at the Keeping the Body in Mind (KBIM) program, Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Service. Oscar is also a conjoint lecturer and academic at the University of New South Wales, Sydney in the Exercise Physiology Department. Oscar has 7 years experience working within the mental health field.
Oscar regularly provides education and training for students, academics and health professionals regarding the role of exercise and healthy lifestyle for people experiencing mental illness. Oscar is a qualified Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) instructor and delivers frequent workshops to students, exercise professionals and members of the public.
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Access to Podcast
You will be provided information on how to access this Professional Development within your registration confirmation email.
Any Accredited Exercise Scientist, Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Accredited Sports Scientist Level 1, Accredited Sports Scientist Level 2 and/or Accredited High Performance Manager.
This unit is suitable for anyone with an interest in having stronger communication skills to work with those with a mental illness or people who are experiencing poor mental health.
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