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Introduction to Mental Health Issues. Coach Workshop



Event date: 24/02/2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Export event

This information session provides an introduction to mental health issues that may be manifested in a sporting context. It will provide the basic knowledge to identify and respond to someone with poor mental health. It will cover:

- What is Mental Ill Health

- Causes of Mental Ill Health

- Signs & Symptoms of Mental Ill Health

- Supporting Teens with Mental Ill Health 

- Resources


The presenter, Jason Fiddes, has extensive experience in mental health training programs and pastoral care services to schools, churches, sporting organisations and corporates around Queensland. He has implemented wellbeing strategies and solutions to the National Rugby League, QLD Rugby League, National Basketball League, Basketball Queensland, QLD Cricket, QLD Academy of Sport, Australian University Sport, QLD Rail, Energex, the Baptist Union of Australia and more.


Recognition of Current Competence (RCC)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available for some courses within the Athletics Australian Coach Accreditation Framework. Applications and enquiries should be directed to the Athletics Australia, Coach Accreditation Coordinator, Blair Taylor on 03 8646 4550 or
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