Understanding Depression Learning From Lived Experience by Torrens-University Australia in Partnership with Beyond Blue

Understanding Depression: Learning From Lived Experience


Produced by Torrens University Australia in partnership with Beyond Blue, this free online short course was developed to enable participants to be more aware about the broader impacts of living with depression.

Unfortunately, this course is no longer available. However, if you want to stay up to date with any of our future short courses, workshops, and events, please contact us. Contact Us

Course highlights

Easy online access

Hear from people sharing their lived experiences with depression, access interactive resources and content.

Gain a better Understanding

Recognise the challenges and impacts of depression.

Build community

Be part of a community of practice so you can learn from others.

Gain an understanding through lived experience

Start a conversation

Sometimes it can be difficult to know how to support those around us.

Individual experiences

Depression doesn’t look the same for everybody, this course well help you recognise the signs.

Applicable to all

Educators, employers, clinicians, volunteers, parents, anyone with a personal or professional interest.

Learn more

We’re hoping this course will provide a deeper awareness for people ‘on the outside’, looking to better understand, connect and respond to those affected by depression.

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This course is open to anyone with a personal or professional interest in understanding depression.
Course details
Online

Course duration: 4 weeks – minimum 2 hours per week (8 hours total)


Designed for adult participants


Our aim:

  • To socialise the voices of those affected by depression
  • Encourage people within our communities to start conversations around mental health
  • To understand and help support those affected in their recovery from depression

Learning Outcome: encourage people in all walks of life to talk about mental health, engaging those with a lived experience to be in conversations and discussions about recovery. You’ll receive a certificate upon completion.

See frequently asked questions here.

Thank you for your registration

Closer to the course start date (26 October 2020) you will receive your login details and further instructions. We look forward to seeing you then.

Course details
Online

Course duration: 4 weeks – minimum 2 hours per week (8 hours total)


Designed for adult participants


Our aim:

  • To socialise the voices of those affected by depression
  • Encourage people within our communities to start conversations around mental health
  • To understand and help support those affected in their recovery from depression

Learning Outcome: encourage people in all walks of life to talk about mental health, engaging those with a lived experience to be in conversations and discussions about recovery. You’ll receive a certificate upon completion.

See frequently asked questions here.

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Time
Session
Program
Week 1
What led to the experience of depression
Week 2
Things that guide beliefs, values and expectations
Week 3
Things that help
Week 4
Things that help us to stay well

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