Hello College cohort,
My name is Carlin and I am nearing the completion of my internship with the ACT Recovery College.
I am a third-year student studying a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Canberra. Throughout my internship, I have been co-developing a 6-week Depression course with John, which will hopefully be available for students to enrol in come term 4.
This has been a great experience for me as I have learnt to develop PowerPoint presentations, Learning Experience Plans and create a Student Workbook to cover 6 weeks worth of sessions.
It has required a lot of patience, attention to detail and dissemination of information in order to develop a course that is balanced and ‘flows’ smoothly from one week to the next.
The topics for the 6 weekly sessions are;
1. Introduction to Depression
2. Understanding Depression
3. Techniques that help
4. Treatments & Therapies
6. Outcomes & Achieving goals
There are several topics within each of these weeks which will cover lots of useful content. I am looking forward to co-facilitating this with John once the course has been finalised. This will be a nice way to add to my experience at the ACT Recovery College.
After such a positive experience with the College, I am looking forward to staying on as a Volunteer in the future.
Looking forward to seeing you around the College soon.