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Working in a healthcare and early
years settings can be professionally and personally satisfying as well as
mentally and emotionally demanding. Sustaining wellbeing and professional fulfilment
is influenced by an organisation’s culture, support to perform your duties and support
to care for yourself.
Self-care is essential in helping
professions to mitigate work-related stressors in order to thrive in your work.
Self-care begins by identifying the aspects of the job that impact on your
emotional wellbeing and to develop realistic strategies that can be implemented
About the workshop
This workshop invites staff from
healthcare and early years settings to explore their self-care needs in
order to be effective in their work with families, children and colleagues.
The course is interactive and requires participants to share their knowledge and experience. The facilitators work in
partnership with participants to:
Learning outcomes and
The outcome that the Workshop seeks to
achieve is that participants have an increased ability to maintain emotional
wellbeing while working effectively within the human service sector.
To achieve this outcome, the workshop
is designed to meet the following objectives:
Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Delivery: Online via Zoom (1 x 1.5 hour session)
Cost: $75 incl GST
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Nathalie Martinek is a project officer working on
facilitation and training in the Centre for Community Child Health Training and
Development team since 2015.
Originally from Montreal, Canada, Nathalie
completed her undergraduate and her PhD in developmental biology at the
University of Toronto. After moving to Melbourne with her husband, in 2005, she
spent several years as a Postdoctoral researcher at the Peter Mac before moving
into projects with a public health and community focus at CCCH. This shift in focus lead her to develop
programs and aids that support medical and allied health professionals in their
own lifelong learning and behavioural health alongside her work at CCCH in
group facilitation and partnership-centred practice.
Nathalie is interested in the power of partnerships
as agents of cultural and practice change in healthcare settings that promote
the fulfillment and wellbeing of all health professionals and the communities
This workshop invites early years and health practitioners to explore emotional wellbeing and its impact on working effectively with families, children and colleagues.
The workshop aims to support participants to reflect on and increase their understanding of:
Course outcome: Participants will have an awareness of the importance of emotional wellbeing and will consider strategies that will support them to work effectively within the human services sector.
The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.