Player Wellbeing Officer Training
- Understand how to maintain mental wellbeing
- Learn about different mental illnesses- the signs and symptoms
- When and how to offer support
- Get the tools and knowledge to help your kids
- Gain confidence to have mental health conversations
How to complete the training
Read the Play and your club
3What is RTP?
Learn what is Read The Play and how we help Youth Mental Health awareness.
4The Player Wellbeing Officer role
Discover the role of the Player Wellbeing Officer in a club and what you may need to do.
5How to book a RTP session for your club
Instructional video showing how to book a Read The Play session at your club.
Maintaining mental wellbeing
6PWO Maintaining Mental Wellbeing Introduction
7Maintaining mental wellbeing – Diet.
The effects diet can have on mental health, the importance of consuming a balanced diet and measures that can be implemented to encourage healthy eating.
8Maintaining mental wellbeing - Exercise
How exercise helps maintain good mental wellbeing and measures you can implement to help encourage young people to engage in physical activity.
9Maintaining mental wellbeing - Sleep
The link between sleep and mental health, the effects of sleep disturbances and strategies to improve sleep hygiene.
10Maintaining mental wellbeing - Self Care
How self-care helps maintain good mental wellbeing, types of self-care and self-care suggestions to suit the individual.
11Maintaining Mental Wellbeing
12PWO mental illness introduction
13The mental health spectrum
A continuum we move along depending on our mental health.
14Youth mental health – the facts
Statistics outlining the prevalence of youth mental health, self-harm and suicide.
15Risk factors for mental ill-health
The range of biological, physiological and social factors that may influence an individual’s mental health.
The prevalence, types, signs and symptoms and possible treatment for anxiety.
The prevalence among young people, signs and symptoms and possible treatment for depression.
Eating disorders and young people, types of eating disorders, risk factors, signs and symptoms and how to support someone with an eating disorder.
A definition, risk factors, signs and symptoms and possible treatment for psychosis.
Self harm and suicide
The prevalence of self-harm among young people, warning signs of self-harm and harm minimisation strategies.
22The suicidal person
Suicide and young people, risk factors for increased risk of suicide, warning signs, management strategies to assist with talking to someone who is suicidal and safety planning.
23Self Harm and Suicide
Where to now?
26Where to now? Introduction
27Online resources and supports
A list of online resources that will provide information on young people and mental health that may act a gateway to seeking professional help.
National hotlines that support mental health.
A range of applications that are available to be downloaded to smart phones that encourage mental wellbeing and support for those experiencing a mental illness.
Services that can be utilised when young person requires professional help.
The teenage brain and mental health