A discussion panel exploring the ways in which we can normalise mental health and social & emotional wellbeing within the workplace. To provide a space in which to openly explore strategies in which the normalisation of these issues can be improved and how employers can enable employees to access and implement strategies to their mutual benefit.
Meet the Panellists
Mr Chris Burns, the South Australian Mental Health Commissioner
Commissioner Burns has a plan for all South Australians “because good mental health and wellbeing are important for every one of us, for our families, our children, our local communities, workplaces and for the prosperity of our state.”
Charmayne Stenhouse, AFSS Manager Community Safety and Wellbeing
Aboriginal Family Support Services influences change in policies and service delivery in all areas of capacity building within Aboriginal families and communities. They maintain that our Aboriginal heritage is beyond value and no child should be deprived of its richness.
Jane Abdilla, SAFECOM
SAFECOM ensures that volunteers and employees within the fire and emergency services sector are provided with the resources and support they need to carry out this vital work.
Mary Freer, Freerthinking
Mary’s focus is on building Compassionate Leadership that will nurture a more mindful, resilient and kind workforce. She is a coach, a leader and a change maker. A reputed TEDx speaker, her aim is to create the tools for people to work in the world without fear.
Hosted by: AASW Member Maurissa Ailion, Director Triumph Human Responses to Crisis, was winner of the 2017 Head, Heart and Hands SA Social Worker of the Year Award. Previously she was the Director of The Staff Counselling & Consultancy Service at The Royal Adelaide Hospital responsible for 7,000 staff across many worksites.
Date and location
Wednesday, 24 October 2018
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Flinders University City Campus
Victoria Square, Adelaide
AASW member: $12 / Non-member: $18
AASW student member: $6 / New Grad or Non-member student: $9
Light refreshments will be provided.
Register to the right.
For further information contact the SA Branch
Phone: (08) 8463 5911