2 November 2017 9:00am

University of Wollongong


For information please see conference website. 

9.00am Registrations Tea/Coffee
9.30am Official Opening - Jonathan Harms (CEO of Mental Health Carers NSW)

9.45am Consumer and Carer Lived Experience Stories:
Mahlie Jewell (Consumer Advocate) - Reimagining mindfulness technique and practice
Beate Zanner (Peer Worker, SESLHD) - To the moon and back
Peter Heggie (Carer Representative, NSLHD) - Recovery orientation: What it is and why it is needed in health systems

10.45am Break

11.00am Consumer and Carer Lived Experience Stories:
Shelley Kay (One Door) - Mood order board
Kerry Ann Chapman (Consumer Worker) and Cherida Chapman (Carer Advocate) - The mother-daughter perspective of a personality disorder
11.40am Consumer and Carer Roundtable - Are we doing as well as we can? Consumer and carer perspectives on priorities for the future of care

12.40pm Lunch

1.20pm What consumer and carers need to know about diagnosis and effective treatment and how to navigate the mental health system - Professor Brin Grenyer (Project Air Strategy)
1.40pm What is a peer support worker? Opportunities and challenges within NSW and Australia - Jae Radican (NSW Ministry of Health)
2.00pm Launch of Project Air Peers – How to run a peer led group program for BPD - Fiona Ng and Ely Marceau (Project Air Strategy)

3.30pm Close

General enquiries:
Phone: (02) 4298 1571

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Last updated: 1 September 2017