This section contains eLearning developed specifically for families and people in a caring role.
Carer Gateway Education resources for carers
Six online education resources will be published on Carer Gateway.
The modules include:
- Dealing with stress (available)
- Effective communication techniques (available)
- Recharge and reconnect (available)
- Legal issues (under development)
- Social connections (under development)
- Sleep (under development)
We welcome feedback on how useful you find the resources. There is a quick online survey you can complete at the end, or you can use the Carer Gateway feedback form.
Intellectual Disability Mental Health e-learning idmh e-learning, provides free e-learning about intellectual disability to professionals, carers and consumers. Their goal is to is your knowledge, skills and confidence which will lead to better mental health and wellbeing for people with an intellectual disability. http://www.idhealtheducation.edu.au/
italk Studios are a media production and training company based in the Northern Territory that provides educational tools that communicate using pictures and speech, spoken in simple English and in first languages. italk Studios use illustrated stories, videos, animation, music and song to communicate important messages for their clients and have produced numerous education, training, community and social marketing resources over 20 years, in the Northern Territory and across Australia. Most of their productions are hosted as videos on their website in the italk Library, where they are accessed for free by individuals and organisations. http://www.italkstudios.com.au/
Coursera is a website that offers a variety of e-learning courses. Music Life is a course that provides free video, audio and journal resources that explain six basic principles about how music can influence individual and community health and wellbeing. Music has always played an integral role in the lives of individuals and communities all around the globe. This course explores the ways that music can be used to achieve positive changes with a particular emphasis on the most vulnerable persons. www.coursera.org/learn/music-life