Upcoming webinars

September: Our first joint session with SAPC

Prof Chris Dowrick, Professor of Primary Medical Care, University of Liverpool

Reading to stay alive: A virtual SAPC Creative Inquiry Workshop for suicide prevention

Wednesday 7th September, 9-10am London BST, 6-7pm Melbourne/Sydney AEST

Register here: https://sapc.ac.uk/article/reading-stay-alive-virtual-sapc-creative-inquiry-workshop

  • The aim of this workshop is to explore how literary reading may ameliorate our personal and vicarious experiences of suicide. It will consider how literature enables us to acknowledge the deeply inconsolable, to ‘think’ reality when ordinary human thought falls short, to allow for the possibility of imagining the ‘shabby, confused, agonised crisis which is the common reality of suicide’ and to develop empathy towards individuals who seek it.
  • The intended outcome is to expand participants’ understanding of the recursive relationship between literature and mental health, and in particular to see the potential value of literary reading as a means of broadening our approach to suicide prevention.

Catch up on previous webinars by accessing the (members only) recordings.

AAAPC webinars

Why join us
An opportunity for real-time discussion and cross-pollination of ideas between members. You will hear from leading and emerging primary health care academics from Australia and New Zealand.

What we will achieve
Build a research community for primary health care academics from all disciplines and foster dissemination of high quality research by experts in the field.

Who should join us
AAAPC members and non-members from all disciplines with an interest in primary health care research.

How often
We aim to run biannual interactive webinars on topics of relevance to primary health care research.

Webinars will last one hour and include an interactive session where you can ask questions of the expert presenters.

Recognition of participation
Certificates will be provided in recognition of attendance to webinars and sent to participants via email.

What cost
Webinars are currently free of charge. Webinar platform Zoom is a web-based platform. You may join from your computer, smartphone or tablet devices.

Recordings of past webinars are available online. Please note access to the recordings is restricted to members only.

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