Category Archives: Education

Inner South Family and Friends Support Group Meeting 7.30pm Tuesday 13 April 2021

GUEST SPEAKER: Andrew Foster
Discovery College Co-ordinator,
Alfred Mental and Addiction Health
https://discovery.college/life-stuff-that-works/

TOPIC: Courses about Mental Health and Wellbeing – (designed and delivered for you, by you and with you)

VENUE: Level 4, 549 St Kilda Road Melbourne and/or ZOOM
Please note If restrictions change, presentation will be via Zoom only, but current situation enable us to meet as ‘in the good old days’ to catch up with friends, chat, share our experiences
and from 7.15pm to enjoy refreshments provided by our hard working committee.

Kindly always check the website http://ispaf.org/ on the day to check for any changes.

You can also join via internet or phone line (even land line)
Join Zoom meetings from a warm, comfortable spot at home, with some healthy nibbles
A pen and paper might also be handy to jot down notes.
A chat session will commence at 7.15pm, so please join early as Andrew will start at 7.30pm.

To join the Zoom meeting  please phone: Eleni on 0412 018 722 or
Judi on 0425 723 746 or 9528 2820 for details

TheMHS Learning Network Webinars 2021

Hear from well-known speakers who will bring the research, clinical, and lived experience perspectives under one ‘umbrella’ – enabling sector-wide access to the best available, current evidence and sharing of information. All integrated with expert commentary, including implications for those with lived experience.

You can access more information via the link below:

https://www.themhs.org/alcohol-drugs-and-mental-health-webinars/

Alfred Carer Services Health Money Mindset Program

Healthy Money Mindset Program – last chance to be part of this program

Are you in control of your finances?
Could you meet an unexpected expense of $2000 if it arose tomorrow?
Are you a carer with financial stressors?
Is your income reduced due to your caring role?

Alfred Health Carer Services and Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand has partnered to provide an innovative pilot project to support carers with their finances.

We can connect you to a qualified Financial Capability Coach for a one on one conversation.

This service is free of charge to eligible carers.  See here for more information.

The project will end on March 31st so act now.

Contact Alfred Health Carer Services on 1800 512 121 to find out more.

 

Free Carers Information Session – Gateway for Carers Friday 19 March 2021

Free Carers Information Session – Gateways for Carers

Description

Carers are sometimes so busy looking after others; they do not have time for themselves.

Join AMCS and Carers Victoria for a free information session on support services available to carers on 19 March at 11:00am: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88569291967

Date Mar 19, 2021
Time11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Organizer Dr Lara Jakica
Phone0432 630 931
Email lara.jakica@amcservices.org.au

Job Ready Workshops

Job Ready Workshops for unpaid carers thinking about returning to the workforce

When: Wednesday 24 February, Wednesday 3 March, Wednesday 10 March, Wednesday 17 March
Time: 10am – 11am
Where: Zoom

These online sessions will cover topics such as career planning, how to create a CV and cover letter, job search strategies, and adapting to an online workforce.

Register here

Masterclass

Interview Techniques and Strategies

Brought to you by MOIRA Financial Plan Management, an exclusive Masterclass with Caroline Guthrie that will set you up to nail that interview. This is an additional free session for MOIRA Financial Plan Management carers.

Learn more

https://comms.moira.org.au/link/id/zzzz6029f8d6d5431458Pzzzz5fbdd2eadf0ac947/page.html

Tandem eNews 16 February 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tandem partnership with Merri Health to deliver COVID-19 mental health carer packages

We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Merri Health to deliver Carer Gateway COVID-19 Mental Health Packages.

Packages are targeted to carers who are not eligible for support through the Area Mental Health Services Carer Support Fund and who are not receiving carer services from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Victorian Support for Carers Program.

These packages can assist with emergency relief for food, fuel, or assist with accessing equipment, such as laptops.

All COVID-19 Mental Health Packages are linked to the Carer Gateway and we will make a referral to the Carer Gateway on your behalf.

For more information or to make a referral, please contact us at the Tandem Support and Referral Line on 1800 314 325.

You can read the complete newsletter by clicking on the link below:

https://mailchi.mp/f4e1589d88ab/dfxn4oqrm0-4736476?e=34088e3417

Inner South Family and Friends Support Group Meeting change of speakers for Tuesday 9 February 2021

SPEAKER:   TANIA CURLIS,   Grad. Cert. BA (Exec.) MSW MAASW, Clinical Director, Clarable   https://clarable.com.au

TOPIC:      ‘Finding and connecting to the right support that you and your family need’

VENUE:      Level 4, 549 St Kilda Rd Melbourne and/or ZOOM

Please note:  The current situation enables us to meet as ‘in the good old days’
From  7.15pm  we will enjoy refreshments provided by our hard working committee while chatting and sharing our experiences

You can also join via internet or phone line (even land line)

Join Zoom meetings from a warm, comfortable spot at home, with some healthy nibbles

A pen and some paper might also be handy to jot down notes.  A chat session will commence at 7.15pm, so please join early as Christine will start at 7.30pm.

Please phone Eleni on  0412 018 722 or Judi on 0425 723 746 or 9528 2820 for Zoom link details.

 

TheMHS Learning Network Perth Virtual Conference 9-12 February 2021

Get Ready for Our Marvellous Monday! 
A fresh start, a clean slate, and a lot of potential for great things to come. That’s what Mondays really are, and that’s precisely what our pre-conference Monday looks like!
View Our Program

You can access more information via this link: https://www.themhs.org/conference-registration/

Inner South

December 14, 2020

Healthy Money Mindset
Offering Carers the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge to improve their relationship with money and feel more in control of their finances.

Are you a carer with financial stressors?
Is your income reduced due your caring role?
Do you want help with your finances?

Alfred Health Carer Services and Good Shepperd Australia New Zealand are partnering to offer Carers the opportunity to be connected with a qualified Financial Capability Coach.

This innovative project will offer you the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge to improve your relationship with money and feel more in control of your finance.

Your Coach will:

•Support you to set your own goals

•Empower you to experiment with safe, small steps towards achieving your goals

•Provide feedback and a listening ear on your progress

•Focus on your strengths

•Identify and refer to specialist supports, if needed.

Your Coach won’t:

•Provide financial advice

•Provide therapeutic counselling

•Sell or recommend financial products/services.

Free of charge to eligible carers

See flyer or contact Alfred Health Carer Services on 1800 521 121 for more information.

Financial Capability – AH Carers Flyer_