Exploring Diagnoses: Depression, Anxiety and OCD

Exploring Diagnoses: Depression, Anxiety and OCD
ESSA’s first ASK professional development has been developed to build applied skills and knowledge to work in the field of mental health. This suite of PD is designed to be accessible to all our accreditation streams and external parties, this includes AEPs who may work with those who have mental illness, as well as AES and ASpS who work with those who may be experiencing poor mental health, or those who display some symptoms of mental illness but do not have a diagnosis

ESSA Mental Health ASK: Part 1 - Exploring Diagnoses: Depression, Anxiety and OCD

This unit will explore Depression, Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive disorder. The unit will cover: 
Symptoms and presentations
Co-morbidities occurring with the diagnoses
Evidence-based exercise recommendations
Specific considerations for exercise prescription within diagnoses
Treatment options and the impact on consumers

Completion of this unit will result in the following learning outcomes: 
Understanding of different mental illness diagnoses and their co-morbidities
Knowledge of the evidence around exercise prescription
Knowledge of the treatment options available and how treatments may impact on your client/consumer/athlete
 
This is a pre-record professional development. 

Presented by Ebony Darge, AEP, BExSportSc, MClinExPhys 

Ebony is a senior exercise physiologist working within the disability/community health field and in a private hospital setting. She has experience working in the areas of neurological and musculoskeletal rehabilitation, chronic disease management, paediatrics and geriatrics and occupational rehabilitation. She has also been working with individuals with a mental health diagnosis for over 3 years, implementing exercise as supplemental therapy to assist with the management of symptoms associated with mental health conditions, with a large focus on building functional capacity and improving quality of life outcomes. Ebony is passionate about advocating for enhanced mental health consumer access to allied health services as part of standard care and adopting a person-centred approach to healthcare that builds strong therapeutic relationships and meaningful change. 
 

Rates per person

ESSA Member         $30.00  
Non-Member    $50.00 
ESSA Student Member    $15.00 
Student Non-Member    $25.00 

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Access to Podcast

You will be provided information on how to access this Professional Development within your registration confirmation email.
  

Target Audience

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 the following mental illnesses: Depression, Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive disorder.
 

ESSA CPD Points


Successful completion of an assessment, within 60 days is required to earn applicable CPD Points

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  • When
    30/08/2021 - 31/12/2021 11:59 PM
    Where
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