Online Training

Good Support Groups

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"Training Overview"

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This is the introductory unit for the SFNSW Support Group Leaders Online Training.

This unit:

  • explains why we are doing the training
  • what is going to be in the training
  • how to use the quiz materials
  • how to think about 'self-care' for group leaders

There are two videos you can watch:

  • the overview unit
  • the welcome by Sam Openshaw, her discussion about the Hastings Mental Health Support Group and her description of how the group helps her personally.

Other Materials:

 

 

Good Support Groups: The Skills Of Running Your Meeting

"Create A Leadership Team"

   

Julie Killeen - Newcastle Mental Health Support Group

 

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This unit:

  • describes support group leaders and talks about "peer leadership"
  • lists some of the jobs and tasks that need to be done
  • introduces the idea of a "leadership team"
  • discusses the value of having local mental health workers involved
  • how to think about 'self-care' for group leaders

There are two videos you can watch:

  • the "Create A Leadership Team" unit, with text and voice
  • the video by Julie Killeen and her discussion about the Newcastle Mental Health Support Group and her description of pathways into leadership.

Other Materials:


 

Good Support Groups - Keeping Your Meeting Safe

Confidentiality

 

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In this unit we learned:

  • why confidentiality is important
  • what is the connection between confidentiality and respect
  • how to build a culture of confidentiality in your group
  • when to break confidentiality
  • how to maintain self care

The powerpoint of the video is available here:

Confidentiality Powerpoint