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Rehab@DVA - Volume 3, Number 3 - June 2017

Mental Health and the Military Experience Webinar

Tips and Strategies to Support Veterans struggling with anger - Free PD webinarFree Professional Development Webinar Series

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) on behalf of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs is producing a free webinar series to support practitioners to better respond to the mental health needs of veterans. 

Register now to attend the fifth webinar in the series:

Understanding Anger in Veterans: Tips and Strategies to Support Veterans Struggling with Anger

Tuesday 11 July from 7.15 – 8.30 pm AEST

Attend this webinar to improve your ability to support veterans by increasing your understanding of anger in veterans and evidence-based approaches to effectively support veterans struggling with anger. View the learning objectives and panellist details

No need to travel to benefit from this free PD opportunity. Simply register and log in on the night to participate from home, or anywhere you have a computer or tablet with a high speed internet connection.

Questions? Call MHPN on 1800 209 031 or email webinars@mhpn.org.au

Learn more and register now.

DVAtrain logoCertificates for eLearning

Update your continuing professional development records and obtain certificates for DVA eLearning courses you have completed.

Go to DVA Train and click on:

  • Personal Learning Plan 
  • Certificates
  • Completion Certificates
  • the e-learning course completed 
  • Print (bottom left corner)

Naidoc week - Our Languages matter poster. Red, yellow and purple colours dominate and writing covering the whole posterCelebrating NAIDOC week 2 – 9 July

People across Australia are encouraged to get involved in NAIDOC week, which is an opportunity to participate in a range of activities to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.   

The theme for 2017 is Our languages matter, which aims to emphasise and celebrate the unique and essential role that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages play in cultural identity, linking people to their land, and in the transmission of history, spirituality and rites. 

The National NAIDOC poster is available to downloaded directly from the NAIDOC website.

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Getting our mob on trackDVA Indigenous Rehabilitation Brochure

Copies of the DVA Indigenous Rehabilitation Brochure Getting our Mob back on Track can be used to support clients through distribution in your practices or during NAIDOC week activities.

Hard copies can be requested via the rehabilitation inbox or can be downloaded via the DVA website.

Did you know that you can follow DVA on social media?

According to the 2016 Sensis Social Media Report: 

  • Almost eight in ten people (79%) now use social media, which is ten points higher than last year
  • 59% of people access social media every day or most days
  • And over a third check social media over five times a day

Almost eight in ten people (79%) now use social media, which is ten points higher than last year. 59% of people access social media every day or most days. And over a third check social media over five times a day

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If you have a topic that you would like to hear more about, contact us at rehab@dva.gov.au

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