Education and training
Learn about education and training opportunities on offer at the Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults.
The clinic provides training programs for practitioners working with older adults, aged care staff, aged care volunteers, students and researchers. Members of the public, older adults and families are welcome to attend our training programs.
Swinburne's Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults is the largest university-based training clinic for psychology approaches and counselling for older adults. We train students from higher education providers across Australia.
Webinars on ageing
Presented by experts in health and ageing, the webinars cover a wide range of issues related to working with older adults such as cognitive impairment, life-stage transitions, late-life emotional experiences and psychosocial approaches for aged care residents and their families. Our webinars are free and open to the public.
Our clinic hosts full-day seminars and forums on mental health issues and practices for older adults.
Past events include:
- Professor George Vaillant on Successful Aging
- Professor Harvey Chochinov on Dignity Therapy
- Professor Alisoun Milne on Caring in Later Life
- Community forum covering wellbeing programs for aged care residents
The clinic hosts workshops for aged care workers and practitioners working with older adults. These workshops provide tools and practical strategies for improving care of older adults living in residential and community settings.
Workshops are provided by experts and involve a limited number of participants to foster an interactive learning environment.
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Get in contact
If you would like to know more about our services or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call us on +61 3 9214 3371 or email us at email@example.com.