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Courses in youth studies

Short courses in youth studies or youth-work are offered by these organisations from time to time:

Centre for Adolescent Health
Besides the courses of study mentioned, CAH provides workshops and professional development short courses for on-campus study.

Mental health and youth: training courses

EPPIC is a specialist early psychosis clinical program within ORYGEN Youth Health. It provides education, consultation, and development support to early psychosis services in Victoria and around Australia. 

ORYGEN Youth Health
This centre provides education and training on a range of issues related to youth mental health. The training is designed for a range of workers and professionals who wish to further enhance their skills and knowledge in youth mental health. The training programs are varied, offering a choice in training from an introductory level, through to a graduate diploma. Workshops, short courses, and a graduate diploma in mental health sciences are some of the choices available.

Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre Inc
Turning Point is a registered training organisation integrating education and training with research and specialist clinical service delivery.

UnitingCare Moreland Hall
UnitingCare Morelandhall has developed and delivered a range of specialised professional development training in the area of drug and alcohol issues, and can tailor programs to suit specific needs.

Living Works
Living Works ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) is a course that helps attendees to learn how to identify and assist someone who is suicidal.

Workshops for young refugees

The Ecumenical Migration Centre
This centre at the Brotherhood of St Laurence holds workshops for young people or young people from refugee-like backgrounds that help develop skills in speaking out on behalf of themselves or their community.

Youth Enterprise

From time to time there are training opportunities offered by the International Young Professionals Foundation.

Disclaimer: ACYS is not the provider of any of these courses. In all instances, please contact the relevant course providers for more details. This list may not be exhaustive and despite our best efforts, may not be current. Information here has been obtained from sources deemed to be reliable. However, before acting on this information, check with the relevant course provider(s) for the current details about their courses.

Archival information:

The Resourceful Adolescent Program (RAP) aimed to develop, evaluate and disseminate school-based programs aimed at building resilience and designed to prevent adolescent depression. RAP consisted of the RAP-A program for adolescents and RAP-P for parents. Training events were offered at regular intervals at Griffith University, Mt Gravatt Campus, Brisbane, Australia, at the NSW Institute of Psychiatry in Sydney, Australia and in various locations in Tasmania, and Western Australia.