Learn how to become a Leader: Free Online Resource

May 12, 2016

May Update from BEING My Choice Matters has launched an online leadership course for people with disability and their families.  ‘Become a Leader Online’ guides you through becoming a leader in your own life and in your community.  You can go through the course on the internet, or download and print out the workbooks. The course covers four […]

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3-Day Consumer Advocacy Course

April 27, 2016

BEING and the NSW Institute of Psychiatry are running a 3-day Consumer Advocacy Workshop. Through the workshop, consumers will improve their understanding of, and confidence in, consumer advocacy and representation. This course, facilitated by BEING’s CEO Dr Peri O’Shea, is suitable for beginners who are just starting out, as well as consumers who are already […]

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Mental Health Training for Inpatient Paediatric Staff

April 15, 2016

April update about Mental Health Training for Inpatient Paediatric Staff MH-Children and Young People, NSW Health, and the NSW Institute of Psychiatry are developing a training package and resources on caring for young people with mental health issues in paediatric inpatient settings. We are a part of the expert advisory group and have had input […]

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3-Day Consumer Advocacy Course

July 28, 2015

BEING and the NSW Institute of Psychiatry are running a 3-day Consumer Advocacy Workshop. Through the workshop, consumers will improve their understanding of, and confidence in, consumer advocacy and representation. This course, facilitated by BEING’s CEO Dr Peri O’Shea, is suitable for beginners who are just starting out, as well as consumers who are already […]

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One-Day Systemic Advocacy Training in Port Macquarie

Would you like to be able to speak up about issues that affect you as a consumer? BEING’s CEO, Peri O’Shea, will be up in Port Macquarie to deliver a one-day Systemic Advocacy Training course on August 10, 2015. In this interactive workshop, you will: Grain practical skills and knowledge on how to ‘do’ systemic […]

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