Term 2, 2021- Expressions of Interest NOW OPEN!

It's with mixed feelings that we announce that the Expressions of Interest for Term 2, 2021 are NOW OPEN!



This will be the last term that courses will be on offer under the trial period of the ACT Recovery College.


With the ongoing future of the College still unsure, we urge those who are interested in attending courses at the College, submit an Expressions of Interest form as soon as possible.


In Term 2, we are excited to offer some old favourites, newly redeveloped and a brand new course. We are pleased announce that all courses will be face to face this term and we can welcome you back into the College.


These are the courses for Term 2, 2021. Please take notice of where they will be held.


- Creative Care for Recovery- Off site at a Woden location

One of our frequently requested courses, Creative Care for Recovery is back!

Creativity evolves as we experience, create and express! This course is an introduction to art therapy. No experience necessary.


- Learning about Distress Tolerance- Held at the College

This course will teach students about what distress tolerance is and the importance of stress tolerance techniques. We have redeveloped this course to give you more techniques to apply to stressful situations.


- Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder- Held at the College

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a complex mental illness that is often misunderstood. This training has been designed and redeveloped, to provide you with a good understanding of BPD. It will provide an understanding and examples of each of the BPD traits listed in the DSM-V and how they affect behaviour.


- Understanding Trauma- Held at ACT Health Location TBA

This course will provide an opportunity for people to understand the long-term effects of trauma and the importance of reducing further trauma. Students will learn about the physiological response of trauma and how it affects behaviour and have an opportunity to learn practical skills.


- Shinning a Light on Depression- Held at the College

A BRAND NEW course designed to reduce the stigma surrounding depression. To identify symptoms, understand possible treatments, gain coping strategies and be introduced to a variety of self-care practices. It is aimed at the person with lived experience, those caring for people living with depression and people interested in knowing more about depression.


The image below outlines the steps involved in the Student Enrolment process.



For any new students wishing to enrol at the College, please complete a New Student Enrolment form which can be found on the top right hand corner of the home page of our website. For any previously enrolled students of the College, you will find the Term 2 Expression of Interest form located on the Term 2, 2021 page of our website as well. We look forward to seeing many new and returning faces to the College for the last term of the College trial!!

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