👩‍⚕️ Let's talk about Mental Health - Tina Winchester (& win an NDC ticket! 🎟)

Women Who Code Brisbane
Women Who Code Brisbane
Public group

Every last Wednesday of the month

ThoughtWorks

Level 19 127 Creek St. · Brisbane

How to find us

Building doors and public lift access close at 6pm. If you find yourself locked outside or can't reach level 19, call the Thoughtworks office at (07) 3129 4506

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What we'll do

🚨DATE CHANGE: Due to speaker availability, we've had to move the date to MONDAY THE 2ND OF SEPTEMBER! We apologise for any inconvenience. 🚨

Our usual September meetup is confirmed for Wednesday, September 25th

Talk Info
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We're very excited to be joined by Tina (bio below) who has been advising and training technology companies around Brisbane and Australia on good mental health practices, and how to give others and yourself Mental Health First Aid (just like physical First Aid)

📋Please ask questions and vote on topics, anonymously: https://forms.gle/dvr9UR4Ng19UjtLP8

Possible topics to be covered
- What is mental health?
- Overview of signs and symptoms of poor mental health
- The power of our thoughts, anxiety and judgement
- Staying well
- Where to go for support

Schedule
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6pm: Networking, food and drinks
6.20pm: Announcements
6.30pm: Guest Speaker - Tina Winchester

Dinner and drinks provided by ThoughtWorks. Thank you, ThoughtWorks, for your continued support! https://www.thoughtworks.com/

Thank you to NDC Sydney for providing an opportunity to one lucky Women Who Code member to attend the conference in Sydney (only covers a 3-day conference ticket worth $2,350, not included: flights and accommodation) https://ndcsydney.com/

FAQ
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Q: I don't identify as female, may I come along?
A: Yes! The more the merrier, as long as you are the guest of a female attendee. Don't know anyone coming along? Bring a female friend or colleague to introduce to the group, we promise you'll have fun! 😄

Code of Conduct
https://gist.github.com/larenelg/8d12c09266a28d0466176ff67fb6c57c

Speaker Bio
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Tina Winchester is the Mental Health Director and Co-Founder of the Career Development Centre and Mentally Well Workplaces. Originally from the UK she has 25 years’ experience working in mental health services, training and awareness and private practice. Tina is the Head of Employee Assistance Programs at the Career Development Centre in Brisbane, providing bespoke workplace counselling services to employees of multiple organisations. Tina is also a co-author of Australia’s first Online Mental Health Induction Program which provides comprehensive education and induction to employees across all industries.

Tina holds Principal Master Instructor status with Mental Health First Aid Australia and is accredited to deliver Standard Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health First Aid for Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Engaging Senior Leaders.