Event details are accurate at the time of listing, however with the evolving COVID-19 situation event details may change. Please check with event organisers for latest information. 

2021

 

October - Mental Health Month!

 

Mental Health Month
Events throughout October

 

Keeping Well During Difficult Times: A wellbeing webinar for the Australian Afghan Community
Transcultural Mental Health Centre
6 October 2021, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Online via MS Teams

 

Carers NSW Conference 2021: the Secret Life of Carers
7 October 2021
Online

 

Indigenous Wellbeing Conference
7 - 8 October 2021
Pullmann Cairns International, Cairns QLD

 

National Carers Week
10 - 16 October 2021

 

Keeping well during the Pandemic for multicultural communities
Transcultural Mental Health Centre
11 October 2021, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Online via MS Teams

 

Consumer & Carer Lived Experience Forums – TheMHS Melbourne Conference 2021
12 October 2021
Location to be confirmed

 

Keeping well during the Pandemic in Italian
Transcultural Mental Health Centre 
12 October 2021, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Online via MS Teams


Keeping well during the Pandemic in Greek
Transcultural Mental Health Centre
13 October 2021, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Online via MS Teams

 

Mental Health Matters Awards 2021
WayAhead
13 October 2021,  3:00pm
Online via Facebook Live

 

Keeping well during the Pandemic in Spanish
Transcultural Mental Health Centre 
14 October 2021, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Online via MS Teams


Keeping well during the Pandemic in Vietnamese
Transcultural Mental Health Centre 
15 October 2021, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Online via MS Teams

 

Hope into Action: The Mental Health Services Melbourne Conference
12 - 15 October 2021
Melbourne, VIC

 

Power to the People Conference 2021: “Diversity and Inclusion – Cultivating and Celebrating Our Diverse Communities”
14 - 15 October 2021
Bankstown Sport Club,
8 Greenfield Pde,
Bankstown, NSW

 

Trauma Informed Interviewing
STARTTS
15 October 2021, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Virtual workshop

 

Preventing Suicide - A Hopeful, Recovery-Oriented Approach
PHN Hunter New England and Central Coast
16 October 2021, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online

 

Keeping well during the Pandemic for the Yazidi Community
Transcultural Mental Health Centre
18 October 2021, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Online via MS Teams


Keeping well during the Pandemic in Tibetan
Transcultural Mental Health Centre 
19 October 2021, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Online via MS Teams

 

Keeping well during the Pandemic Swahili
Transcultural Mental Health Centre
20 October 2021, 10:00 am – 11:30 am 
Online via MS Teams

 

Youth Health Forum: Demystifying early psychosis to support young people (PDF 171.7KB)
NSW Health
20 October 2021, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Live stream event

 

Promoting Wellbeing and Help-Seeking Behaviours Webinar for Spiritual Leaders
Transcultural Mental Health Centre
21 October 2021 and 28 October 2021, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Online via MS Teams


Keeping well during the Pandemic in Tamil
Transcultural Mental Health Centre
21 October 2021, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Online via MS Teams

 

Mental Wellbeing of Your Adolescent Children 关于青少年孩子心理健康讲座 (普通话) (PDF 1MB)
21st October 2021 日期: 10月21日 星期四, 10:00 am – 11:30am 時間: 上午10:00 至11:30
Online Zoom 地点:Zoom 线上讲座

 

Vaccination – achieving equity of access
Equally Well
21 October 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Webinar

 

Keeping well during the Pandemic for Indian Community
Transcultural Mental Health Centre
22 October 2021, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Online via MS Teams

 

Keeping well during the Pandemic in Nepali
Transcultural Mental Health Centre
22 October 2021, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Online via MS Teams


Keeping well during the Pandemic Burmese
Transcultural Mental Health Centre
23 October 2021, 10:30 am– 12:00 pm
Online via MS Teams


Keeping well during the Pandemic Cantonese
Transcultural Mental Health Centre
27 October 2021, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Online via MS Teams


Keeping well during the Pandemic Mandarin
Transcultural Mental Health Centre
27 October 2021, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Online via MS Teams

 

Webinar: COVID-19 and mental health – International perspectives
World Psychiatric Association – Transcultural Psychiatry Section
27 October 2021,  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Central European time)
Online

 

Keeping Connected: Social health and ageing
Older Persons' Mental Health Service, Prince of Wales Hospital
27 October 2021, 10:00am
Webinar online

 

Latest Research on Effective Interventions and Models for Torture and Refugee Trauma
STARTTS
27 October 2021, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Webinar via Zoom

 

How to lodge discrimination complaints in NSW as an advocate
Anti-Discrimination NSW
28 October 2021, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Online



November

 

 

Movember - raising awareness of Men's Health

Events across Australia

 

Knowledge Exchange Webinar 2 – Aftercare
Suicide Prevention Australia & Life in Mind
2 November 2021, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

 

Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium
3 - 5 November 2021
National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT

 

STARTTS Refugee Ball
5 November 2021
Doltone House - Jones Bay Wharf
Level 3/26-32 Pirrama Rd,
Pyrmont NSW 2009

 

Perinatal Mental Health Week 
7 - 13 November 2021

 

IEPA 2021 Virtual - Early Intervention in Mental Health
8 - 12  November 2021
Online

 

Lifeforce Suicide Prevention Training
Session 1 – Raising awareness of suicide in Australia
10 November 2021, 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Session 2 – Understanding risk and our attitude around suicide
10 November 2021, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Session 3 – Responding to someone at risk of suicide
11 November 2021, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Online via Zoom

 

Self-Care, Transference and Countertransference in Working with People from Refugee Backgrounds
STARTTS
12 November 2021, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Virtual workshop

 

Safe Storytelling
Mental Health Coordinating Council
15 November 2021
2 hour interactive Zoom webinar

 

Safe Storytelling
Mental Health Coordinating Council
16 November 2021
2 hour interactive Zoom webinar

 

Re-conceptualizing Culture and Context to meet the Needs of a Globalizing World
Presenters: Mario Braakman and Mihri Heval Özgen
6th World Congress of the World Association for Cultural Psychiatry
21 November 2021, 11:00 am – 12:15 pm (Central European Time) 
Webinar via Zoom

 

Re-conceptualizing Culture and Context to meet the Needs of a Globalizing World
Presenters: Laurence Kirmayer and Mitchell Weiss
6th World Congress of the World Association for Cultural Psychiatry 
21 November 2021, 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm (Central European Time) 
Webinar via Zoom

 

Preventing Suicide - A Hopeful, Recovery-Oriented Approach
PHN Hunter New England and Central Coast
20 November 2021, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online

 

LawSense Law for Mental Health Practitioners Webinar
25 November 2021, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Live Online & Recorded - recording available to view until 25 December 2021


December

 

2021 Society for Mental Health Research - Breaking Down Silos
1 -3 December 2021
Hotel Grand Chancellor
Hobart, TAS

 

Stop Domestic Violence Conference
1 - 3 December 2021
JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort and Spa

 

The First Southeast Asian Indigenous Psychology Scientific Meeting (SEAIP-2021)
4 - 5 December 2021
Virtual via Zoom


2022

 

February

 

4th National Settlement Conference - Building the Future Together
Settlement Council of Australia
3 - 4 February 2022, 9:00 am  - 5:00 pm
Adelaide Town Hall
128 King William St, Adelaide SA 5000,


March

 

Knowledge Exchange Webinar 3 – Communicating about suicide
Suicide Prevention Australia & Life in Mind
1 March 2022, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

 

Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia (FECCA) Conference
10 - 11 March 2022
Sofitel, Melbourne, VIC

 


April

 

43rd Annual Meeting Explorations of Identity: Language, Embodiment, Intersectionality & Justice
Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture (SSPC)
21 April 2022 - 23 April 2022
Providence, Rhode Island

 

 

 

 

TMHC has collated this list of interesting upcoming events and training opportunities. Note that as most of these events are run by external organisations TMHC is not responsible for the content.