Events

NSW

Event holder: Bilibo Psychology Clinic
Date: 10 November
Time: 10am – 12pm   
Location: Mona Vale Skate Park, Barrenjoey Road, Mona Vale  
Event details: A ‘drop in’ morning for parents of teenagers at the local skate park to offer valuable advice and literature on mental health in teenagers and communication tools for parents.

Event holder: Voice Project
Date: 14 November
Time: 7.30am – 9am    
Location: Hilton Hotel Sydney, 488 George St Sydney NSW
Event details: Improving workplace wellbeing is becoming a high priority to strengthen employee experience and address mental and physical health risks. However, many organisations and leaders remain uncertain about the risks, responsibilities and opportunities in this space. We will draw upon perspectives from public, private and for purpose sectors to ensure your wellbeing interventions are evidence-based and effective, not just “tick the box” initiatives. Registration is free, but places are limited! www.voiceproject.com/breakfast

Event holder: Psychology Department, Central Coast Local Health District
Date: 14 November
Time: 9am – 4.30pm
Location: The Auditorium, Gosford Hospital, Racecourse Road, Gosford, NSW 2250
Event details:The Psychology Department at Central Coast Local Health District is celebrating Psychology Week by hosting a Professional Development Day for local psychologists and other health professionals. The event will be held in the Auditorium at Gosford Hospital on Thursday 14 November, 2019 from 9.00 am until 4.30 pm. The theme of the day is titled: “Getting Back to Basicss: A Practice Update on Bullying and Anxiety”. Visit https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/cclhd-psychology-department-professional-development-day-2019-tickets-70450165341?aff=ebdssbdestsearch for full details of the day’s presentations.

SA

Event holder: Deaprtment of Education
Date: 10 November
Time: 9am – 5pm   
Location: 3 Kay Avenue, Berri
Event details: Open to all staff of the Department for Education in the Berri Education office, there will be a display in the lunch room with activities.

ACT

Event holder: Canberra Health Services
Date: 14 November
Time: 11am – 2pm   
Location: City Health Building, 1 Moore St City
Event details: An information stall in the lobby of the City Health Building, staffed by psychologists working with Canberra Health Services. Open to members of the public. Consumer handouts on mental health and wellbeing and information on social justice and psychology will be available.

QLD

Event holder: APS Gold Coast Branch
Date: 16 November
Time: 9am – 1pm   
Location: 6 Lawson Street, Southport, QLD 4215
Event details: Community Engagement Event: This event is free and open to the general public and will includes displays from local psychology services along with presentations on social justice issues. These will include Aboriginal Australian youth perspectives, climate change, refugees, and supporting young people facing an uncertain future. Guest speakers will include Dr Peyman Abkhezr, Leah Henderson, Tiffany Humphreys, and Jordan Huselton. www.facebook.com/pg/apsgoldcoast/events/?ref=page_internal

Event holder: Affinity Psychological Service
Date: 11 November
Time: 9am – 5pm   
Location: Palm Beach Health Centre, 1276 – 1280 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach   
Event details: There will be brochures and information within the reception waiting room.

Event holder: YMCA Vocational School
Date: 11 November
Time: 11am – 1pm   
Location: 53 Mary St, Kingston
Event details: Open to all members of the school, there will be a whole of school lunch with a range of engaging wellbeing activities run by school counsellors.

VIC

Event holder: Australian Catholic University Strathfield Campus
Date: 19 November
Time: 5.30pm for light refreshments and networking. 6pm sharp start
Location: Strathfield Campus, Murray Hall, Room 613.G.01. 25A Barker Road, Strathfield 2135
Event details: To celebrate Psychology Week from 10 to 16 November, ACU is hosting a public lecture on the Strathfield Campus. ‘Your Brain Behind the Wheel: Driving as You Age with Dr Joanne Bennett. Dr Joanne Bennett completed her PhD in 2017 studying dementia and driving. She conducts research into driving safety across the lifespan, with an interest in understanding how our brains affect our driving, and the ways in which we can keep people driving as safely as they can for as long as they can. Register to attend: https://www.acu.edu.au/about-acu/events/2019/november/psychology-week-public-lecture-strathfield

Event holder: Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre
Date: 11 November
Time: 12.30pm – 2.30pm   
Location: Alfred Hospital (between Alf’s Café and the Hospital Reception). 55 Commercial Road Melbourne, VIC 3004
Event details: Want to know the difference between a psychologist and psychiatrist? What do they have in common? We’re a group of psychologists, psychiatrists and researchers at the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc) who all work together in the important area of women’s psychological well-being. Come and chat with Dr Gemma Sharp and Dr Sarah Rotstein at the Alfred Hospital to find out more. Our event is open to everyone in the community. We look forward to seeing you there!

Event holder: Voice Project
Date: 19 November
Time: 7.30am – 9am    
Location: Marriott Hotel Melbourne, Corner Exhbition & Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Event details: Improving workplace wellbeing is becoming a high priority to strengthen employee experience and address mental and physical health risks. However, many organisations and leaders remain uncertain about the risks, responsibilities and opportunities in this space. We will draw upon perspectives from public, private and for purpose sectors to ensure your wellbeing interventions are evidence-based and effective, not just “tick the box” initiatives. Registration is free, but places are limited! www.voiceproject.com/breakfast

WA

NT

NATIONAL

Event holder: Emerge Psychology Telehealth
Date: 11 November
Time: 6pm – 7pm
Location: Online: Go to meeting links via www.emergepsychology.com.au
Event details: In National Psychology Week, Emerge Psychology will be offering information by webinars to members of the public and other professionals wanting to learn about Telehealth Psychology for rural and remote Australians.