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May 2018

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg – 5 Great parenting challenges

May 22, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Muswellbrook High School, Multipurpose Centre King St
Muswellbrook, NSW 2333
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Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia's leading child and adolescent psychologists.  He will be giving a free talk for parents and carers on what they can do to help the mental health and wellbeing on their children, including the 5 great parenting challenges and millennial parenting must knows, like alcohol, online safety, sleep etc. A sausage sizzle will be provided on your way in and we're looking to organise buses from Merriwa, Denman & Murrurundi - more details will…

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Upper Hunter Student Leadership Summit

May 29, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Muswellbrook High School, Multipurpose Centre King St
Muswellbrook, NSW 2333
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Following on from the National Summit hosted by St Peter’s School, Adelaide back in March, the 20 students from the Upper Hunter who attended with Where there’s a Will have designed a similar summit to meet the needs of students in the Upper Hunter. Representing the five secondary schools from the Upper Hunter: Scone High School, Scone Grammar School, St Joseph’s High School Aberdeen, Muswellbrook High School and Merriwa Central, 150 students from Years 10 and 11 will workshop topics…

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June 2018

Mental Health First Aid Course SCONE

June 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - June 17, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 9:00 am

Scone Council Chambers, 135 Liverpool Street
Scone, NSW 2337
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What is Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)? This 12-hour course teaches adults how to provide mental health first aid to friends, family and co-workers. Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until the appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. Participants will learn the signs and symptoms…

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October 2018

Mental Health Month

October 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Mental Health Month is celebrated each year in the month of October in NSW. This awareness month encourages all of us to think about our mental health and wellbeing, regardless of whether we may have a lived experience of mental illness or not. This month also gives us the opportunity to understand the importance of mental health in our everyday lives and encourages help seeking behaviours when needed.  This year the theme for Mental Health Month is Share the Journey.  For more information -http://mentalhealthmonth.wayahead.org.au  

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Where there’s a Will Inaugural Rainbow Ball

October 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pay’s Air Services Hangar, Bunnan Road
Scone, NSW 2337 Australia
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Ticket price includes canapés on arrival followed by dinner & dessert, beer & wine. Auctions during the evening & entertainment by one of Sydney's hottest DJs Brett Martin Dress Code: Black Tie with a Touch of Colour!  Buses will be running through the evening.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid SCONE

October 24, 2018 - October 25, 2018
Scone Council Chambers, 135 Liverpool Street
Scone, NSW 2337
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What is Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)? The course teaches adults how to assist adolescents (those aged between 12 and 18 years) who are developing a mental illness, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. Course participants learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get…

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World Teachers Day 2018

October 26, 2018

In Australia, World Teachers Day will be celebrated on Friday 26 October.  Join the Upper Hunter community to celebrate the wonderful work of our teachers. For more information - https://www.worldteachersday.org/map/  

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Youth Mental Health First Aid MERRIWA

October 27, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Merriwa Central Public School, Bow Street
Merriwa, New South Wales 2329 Australia
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What is Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)? The course teaches adults how to assist adolescents (those aged between 12 and 18 years) who are developing a mental illness, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. Course participants learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get…

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November 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid ABERDEEN

November 10, 2018 - November 11, 2018
St Josephs High School Aberdeen, Segenhoe Street
Aberdeen, New South Wales 2336 Australia
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What is Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)? The course teaches adults how to assist adolescents (those aged between 12 and 18 years) who are developing a mental illness, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. Course participants learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get…

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Inaugural Rainbow Ball

November 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - November 18, 2018 @ 12:00 am
Pay’s Air Services Hangar, Bunnan Road
Scone, NSW 2337 Australia
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$250

$250 per person, $2500 per table of 10 Ticket price includes canapés on arrival followed by dinner & dessert, beer & wine. Auctions during the evening & entertainment by one of Sydney's hottest DJs Brett Martin Dress Code: Black Tie with a Touch of Colour! 100% of profits will go to Upper Hunter Where there’s a Will.

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October 2019

Strength Switch Family Facilitation – MUSWELLBROOK

October 21, 2019
St James Hall Muswellbrook, 1 Skellatar Stock Route
Muswellbrook, New South Wales 2337 Australia
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FREE

STRENGTH SWITCH FAMILY FACILITATION (SSFF) WTAW  in conjunction with Professor Lea Waters are delighted to announce the commencement of the first session for the SSFF.  This is following on from the release of Lea's latest book, The Strength Switch, officially launched in Scone in August.  Here is a synopsis of The Strength Switch - Strength -Based Parenting: How The New Science of Strength-Based Parenting Can Help Your Child and Your Teen to Flourish Unlock your children’s potential by helping them build…

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YOUTH Mental Health First Aid – MURRURUNDI

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - October 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Murrurundi Fire Shed, 44 Mayne Street
Murrurundi, NSW 2337 Australia
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FREE

What is Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)? The course teaches adults how to assist adolescents (those aged between 12 and 18 years) who are developing a mental illness, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. Course participants learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get…

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Strength Switch Family Facilitation – SCONE

October 28, 2019
St Marys Primary School Scone, 12 Short St
SCONE, New South Wales 2337 Australia
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FREE

STRENGTH SWITCH FAMILY FACILITATION (SSFF) WTAW  in conjunction with Professor Lea Waters are delighted to announce the commencement of the first session for the SSFF.  This is following on from the release of Lea's latest book, The Strength Switch, officially launched in Scone in August.  Here is a synopsis of The Strength Switch - Strength -Based Parenting: How The New Science of Strength-Based Parenting Can Help Your Child and Your Teen to Flourish Unlock your children’s potential by helping them build…

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November 2019

Colour Your Threads Positive Education Day

November 4, 2019

Colour Your Threads Positive Education Day is an initiative of Where there’s a Will and PESA (Positive Education Schools Association) to raise awareness of the importance of positive education in providing a bright future and to support schools around Australia with positive education resources.

Please encourage your students to wear colour for the day & bring a gold coin donation to support positive education programs in schools less fortunate than us.   Please register your school at this link, even if you don't intend to fundraise.  Thank you for supporting a brighter future for your school and many others.

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YOUTH Mental Health First Aid MERRIWA

November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - November 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
FREE

What is Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)? The course teaches adults how to assist adolescents (those aged between 12 and 18 years) who are developing a mental illness, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. Course participants learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get…

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