Community Education & Training

Community Education & Training

Epilepsy ACT provides responsive information and education services to community organisations, health and welfare groups, businesses, education providers, students and any other group where a need is identified.

Education and support programs are conducted in schools providing students with a more enlightened attitude towards epilepsy, and informing teachers of the signs, treatment and management of the many different types of seizures.

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Please see our workplace training page for more information on organisational training.

In-House Epilepsy Awareness Training Workshops

Epilepsy ACT offers in-house training on how to recognise and manage seizures.

Background

Approximately 2-4% of the population experiences epilepsy. It is a condition that is varied and often hard to recognise. It is very often misdiagnosed. This training will give attendees an overview of the ten most common types of epilepsy.

Who would benefit from this training?

Anyone in contact with someone living with epilepsy and would like to gain a better understanding of epilepsy, seizure types and first aid.

Requirements for Training

Training is provided for people who wish to gain a better understanding of epilepsy. No prior training or education is required and the workshop is open to anyone who would like to attend.

Overview of Workshop content

This workshop covers the following topics:

Practical handouts are provided along with a certificate of attendance.

Cost

The cost of training is $100 (+GST) per person/1 hour session, this includes handouts and refreshments. Please note that family, friends & members can get this training at a reduced rate.  Please get in touch for more information.

Dates

This community workshop is run approximately 4 times a year, depending on numbers at our office in the Grant Cameron Community Centre, Holder ACT.

For more information, or to register for the next workshop please contact Epilepsy ACT on (02) 6287 4555 or  Contact us here.

National Help Line

1300 852 853

Epilepsy ACT

Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday 9am – 4pm

FridayClosed

Saturday – Sunday Closed