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A person’s mental health journey is never linear and the concept of recovery, or achieving the optimal state of personal, social and emotional wellbeing, whilst living with or recovering from a mental health condition, will vary for everyone. People are unique and have individual differences, such as age, gender, culture, beliefs and support networks.

When caring for a loved one, friend or person with mental health issues it is important to treat them with dignity and respect regardless of their emotional experiences and to remain optimistic by looking at their journey and supporting them through the lens of recovery, empowering them to take control of their own life.

We understand that this can be challenging at times which is why we have designed this course to equip you with the knowledge and practical tools to successfully do this, as well as provide strategies to look after your own self-care in the process.

By the end of this training session you will understand the concept of recovery in the mental health field, feel confident in navigating the recovery model of care in diverse settings, become aware of how to use a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) and feel like you have the appropriate knowledge and resources to help and support your loved one with their recovery.

About the Trainer, Anne Stedman 

Carer peer trainer, Anne Stedman, brings her passion, knowledge and lived experience of mental health caring to developing and delivering training workshops for MHCN. She has a BA and a Masters in International Communication, TAFE Training qualifications for Certificate IV Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs, and Diploma Mental Health as well as has extensive volunteering experience and a keen interest in community development and empowerment.

Why Attend:

  • The training is FREE – so don’t miss out on booking your spot.
  • Flexible attendance options – we offer either in person sessions or online sessions on ZOOM, so that you can learn from a place convenient for you.
  • Our training is delivered by a carer peer trainer who is empathetic and understanding and offers you the opportunity to meet and connect with other carers.
  • At the end of your session, you will receive a free learner toolkit. This is a invaluable resource which contains information on what you learnt in the training as well as relevant contacts and forms which you may require during times of crisis or when seeking support.
  • MHCN is the peak body for mental health carers in NSW, giving you access to a wealth of insider knowledge and experience gained over many years. This training gives you the opportunity to connect with us and learn more about the work we are doing.
  • You can provide feedback about the training, tell us what you would like to learn more about, how we helped or where we could improve.

For further information on this course and other courses held by MHCN, please visit our website at


Thursday, 8 June 2023


11:00 am – 3:00 pm




This is an in person event held at Mental Health Carers NSW head office:

Suite 2.02, Building C, 33 Saunders St, Pyrmont NSW 2009

Please note that when you successfully register for this in person course, Trybooking will automatically send you:

  • A confirmation email with a receipt and the in person training session information
  • An automated email again with the in person training session information, pre-evaluation link and other information.

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