Northern Mallee Community Partnership

Current events and projects

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Participants learn to recognize when someone may be at risk of suicide and respond in ways that help increase their immediate safety and link them to further help.  ASIST aims to enhance a caregiver's abilities to help a person at risk avoid suicide.

To enroll in the next ASIST course - 1st & 2nd September 2014 click here   

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid gives participants the skills required to identify common mental illness and the confidence to intervene when someone is experiencing a Mental Health crisis. MHFA also reduces stigmas generally associated with mental illness.

To enroll in the next adult MHFA course 21st & 22nd August click here

To enroll in the next Youth MHFA course 20th & 21st October 2014 click here

 

 

Project ICE Mildura - Get the Facts

Project Ice Mildura aims to counter the influence of ice in our community due to the increase in its use locally over the past two years.  It is now the second most common illicit drug in Mildura after cannabis and is considered one of the most addictive of illicit drugs.

The project is an initiative of the Northern Mallee Community Partnership, it aims to increase awareness about the drug through a community education and awareness program.

Click here for more information


What is Tuning In To Kids?

Tuning in to Kids is a 6-session group parenting program that helps children learn to understand and regulate their emotions. It teaches parents awareness and regulation of their own emotions, awareness of their children's emotions, to use children's emotional experiences as an opportunity for closeness and teaching, skills in assisting children to verbally label and manage their emotions, skills in assisting children in problem solving and to guide children's behaviour with appropriate limits.

The ideas and techniques taught in the program are useful for parent of children of all ages, but are particularly relevent for parents of preschoolers.

Click here to register for term 3

Bridges Out of Poverty

This workshop is designed for:
Managers, Community organisations, Law enforcement, Counsellors, Health care professionals and Social service providers

Past Participant David Kirby, General Manager Health services, MDAS says:

“I would encourage anyone working with community members to attend this workshop. It was the best workshop that I have attended for years and I still apply the principles everyday in my role. Whether you are involved in direct case management, patient care or developing a strategic plan for healthcare delivery the bridges information will assist you to make the right decisions”.  

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