Workshop 1 gives information about the range, nature and treatability of mental illness and looks at its potential impact on families.
Workshop 1 runs approximately 90 minutes.
Workshop 2 looks at how teachers can support children and how schools can support families when a parent is mentally ill.
A feature of this workshop is a guest speaker who grew up with a mentally ill parent. The speaker tells their story and answers questions.
At the end of the workshop a specific briefing is provided for grade 5/6 teachers in whose classes the program will run
Workshop 2 runs approximately 90 minutes.