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AMHHEC Past Events

Past Events

2022, 9 March AMHHEC Professional and Technical Staff Experiences

This webinar focusses on the experiences of professional and technical staff in higher education.

2021, 8 December AMHHEC Fireside Chat Vodcast

Mentally healthy workplaces are as important to employees as physically safe workplaces. The challenge for employers is to create and maintain safe workplaces that nurture employee and client or customer physical and mental health and wellbeing. Jeremy Audas, Executive Manager North Queensland, Richmond Fellowship Queensland and A/Prof. David Lindsay, College of Health Care Sciences, James Cook University explore the impact of culture, strategy and policy in relation to workplace mental health and wellbeing challenges.

2021, 8 September AMHHEC Student Experiences Webinar

This webinar focusses on the experiences of students in higher education.

Program:

Chair, Acknowledgement of Country and Q&A: A/Prof. David Lindsay


Title: International Student Experiences

Heidi Piper, Director, Griffith International, Griffith University

Prianca Govender, Griffith University Biomedical Science Student and Student Ambassador

Presentation PowerPoint slides


Title: Pressure Points Protective Factors - Is Your Student Culture Fit for Purpose?

Adriel Burley, Project Co-Facilitator, College of Healthcare Sciences, James Cook University

Presentation PowerPoint slides


Title: Student Mental Health at JCU: Beyond COVID-19

Larissa Siliezar, Manager, Student Equity and Wellbeing, James Cook University

Presentation PowerPoint slides


Title: The Adaptations of SAHPE to the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis: The Philippine Experience

Dr Fortunato Cristobal, Dean, Ateneo de Zamboanga University, School of Medicine

Dr Monserrat Guingona, Deputy Dean for Curriculum Development, Ateneo de Zamboanga University, School of Medicine

Maeriel Gadaingan, Medical Student (5th year), Ateneo de Zamboanga University, School of Medicine

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2021, 7 July AMHHEC Academic Experiences Webinar

This webinar focusses on the experiences of academics in higher education.

Program

Chair and Acknowledgement of Country: Prof Margaret Carter


Title: Developing a University Mental Health Framework for Australia

Vivienne Browne, Associate Director, Government Relations and Policy, Orygen

Presentation PowerPoint slides


Title: Mental Health in Higher Education, the JCU Response. What Role Should Universities Play?

Prof Stephen Naylor, Chair Academic Board, James Cook University

Presentation PowerPoint slides


Title: Examining a Day in the Life of an Australian Academic in 2021  

Dr Rachael Field, Professor of Law, Bond University Faculty of Law, Co-Director Centre for Professional Legal Education, Bond University


Q&A Facilitator: Prof Tarun Sen Gupta

2020 AMHHEC Event Highlights

Chairs:

Professor Margaret Carter
Associate Professor Abraham Francis

Acknowledgement of Country:

Ms Mercy Baird

Presentations:

Autonomy, competence, and relatedness - Dr Benjamin Veness

Supporting students’ mental wellbeing during the pandemic: What can we learn from mature-aged students in regional and remote Australia? - Dr Nicole Crawford

What do we mean when we say mental health and emotions? - Mr Richard Hill

Mental health, higher education and community wellbeing - Mr Jeremy Audas

Webinar participants biographies

Papers from the 2020 Event were published in a special edition of the International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change ('Innovative Ways Forward in Mental Health and Higher Education Practices', Vol 15, Issue 1, 2021).

2018 AMHHEC Conference highlights

Papers from the 2018 Conference were published in a special edition of the International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change ('Ways Forward in Mental Health Innovation, Prevention and Promotion: Voices From the Field', Vol 4, Issue 3, November 2018).

Townsville magazine DUO ran the story, 'Man's best friend' in their April 2018 edition (p.84) featuring the Hounds 4 Healing assistance dog program.

2017 AMHHEC Conference highlights