Education & Training
Building knowledge to support health and exercise in young people – training for the community + health professionals.
100% profits from education courses support exercise programs for young people .
Physical literacy & therapeutic exercise in young people
These courses aim to extend participants understanding of the role and impact of different types of exercise in young people (5-18yrs), and how to apply this knowledge to specific presentations and/or conditions. Designed for allied health and exercise professionals currently working, or wanting to work, with children and young people across exercise programs and/or rehabilitation.
Course 1: Exercise Adaptations & Physical Literacy in Young People (3 hours)
> 3hrs online self-paced learning, including lectures. reading and quizzes
Course 2: Physical Literacy & Therapeutic Exercise in Young People (15 hours)
> Includes Course 1 online content + additional self-paced online learning, and 2 x live online workshops
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses teach people simple, practical first aid skills for helping a family member, friend, co-worker or other person who is experiencing mental health problems. MHFA courses will teach you how to listen and respond to someone with a mental health problem, even if they are experiencing a crisis.
Course options range from 4 hour workshops through to 2-day comprehensive training, with various delivery modes available (face-to-face, online, blended).
Exercise in Severe Mental Illness
Designed for practitioners seeking to improve their knowledge of physical activity/exercise in mental illness/es. It includes evidence-based practice, exercise and health assessments, and exercise management from mental distress through to severe mental illness, in various settings.
2 Part Course: Exercise in Severe Mental Illness (15 hours)
Part A: Online, self-paced lectures cover topics from aetiology and pathophysiology, through to evidence based exercise practice for various diagnostic classifications including: Major Depressive Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, Feeding & Eating Disorders, Schizophrenia & Psychotic Disorders, and Personality Disorders.
Part B: 2 x 3 hour live workshops (online or face-to-face) focus on applications of clinical knowledge related to exercise and SMI across various settings (e.g.., acute treatment, hospital, community health).
Our team is comprised of Accredited Exercise Physiologists, allied health practitioners, and researchers with expertise and experience in various areas of practice. Additionally, they have extensive expertise in teaching and curriculum development to enhance learning.
We pride ourselves on a team that is clinically active and therefore able to translate the evidence and research into real-world application and community impact.
Teams members include Dr Bonnie Furzer, Dr Kemi Wright, Felicity Austin & Guests!