Australasian Mental Health and Higher Education Conference Free Webinar

Posted by ACAP on 30 June 2020

The Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) together with James Cook University are holding a free webinar to discuss the mental health challenges faced by the higher education community in the context of COVID-19.

Issues, Challenges and Ways Forward’ is free to attend and will take place on Thursday, July 9 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm.

The webinar aims to bring scholars and professional staff together to engage in positive conversations, look at strategies, and discuss possibilities of meaningful engagement with stakeholders to promote wellbeing within higher education.

Professor Margaret Anne Carter, Chair of Discipline - Counselling at ACAP, said: “This webinar will be incredibly beneficial because we are committed to supporting mental health and wellbeing of students and staff working with higher education communities during times of uncertainty brought about by COVID-19. 

"We acknowledge the key role higher education has, contributing to a more resilient community by improving people’s mental health.”

Presenters:

  • Dr Benjamin Veness: Doctor, Writer, Churchill Fellow, Past President of the Australian Medical - Students' Association
  • Mr Richard Hill: Richard is a practicing psychotherapist who also writes and teaches to the profession.
  • Dr Nicole Crawford: Campus Coordinator, Pre-degree Programs, University of Tasmania
  • Mr Jeremy Audas: Executive Manager North Queensland at Richmond Fellowship Queensland

More information:

  • Register here for this free webinar
  • Click here for more information on the Australasian Mental Health and Higher Education Conference