Centre for Continuing Education

Psychology

Psychology and psychiatry

Psychology and psychiatry. Exploring the human mind and building healthier communities.

Are you fascinated by people’s behaviour and thought patterns? You’re not alone. Our psychology courses cover a range of perspectives, from personal insights and self-help, to workplace psychology and practical everyday applications. Our psychology courses are taught by a team of passionate tutors looking to share their knowledge with members of the public.

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders. These include various affective, behavioural, cognitive and perceptual abnormalities. Our psychiatry courses are taught in conjunction with the Discipline of psychiatry, part of Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney.

Open your mind to the way we think and behave with psychology and psychiatry training from the Centre for Continuing Education.


Emotional Intelligence Course

Psychology. Explore the human mind. Focus on the five core competencies of emotional intelligence: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and interpersonal skills. You will learn to develop and implement these to enhance your relationships in work and life by increasing your understanding of social and emotional behaviours, and learning how to adapt and manage their responses to particular situations. Various models of emotional intelligence will be covered. Useful... [More]
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Emotional Intelligence Course

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Emotional Intelligence Course

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Emotional Intelligence Course

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Emotional Intelligence Course

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Emotional Intelligence Course

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Mindfulness Course

Psychology. Explore the human mind. We live in an increasingly busy world. With the speed of technology, our lives are moving at a rapid pace. However, with this speed there is sometimes an increase in stress or anxiety. Ironically, we need to learn how to slow things down. This course will teach you how to live more mindfully. That is, how to enjoy the present moment, free from stress or worry. This course is particularly relevant for those juggling busy careers and lives in... [More]
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Mindfulness Course

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Build Your Confidence, Self-Esteem and Resilience: Tools from Positive Psychology

Psychology. Explore the human mind. Eleanor Shakiba Eleanor Shakiba is an expert in social and emotional intelligence. She has taught over 50,000 people to think and speak in ways which build success. She has been teaching at the Centre for Continuing Education for over ten years. Eleanor’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Anthropology, Graduate Certificate in Applied Psychology, Graduate Diploma in Adult Education, Master Practitioner and Trainer... [More]
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Build Your Confidence, Self-Esteem and Resilience: Tools from Positive Psychology

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Build Your Confidence, Self-Esteem and Resilience: Tools from Positive Psychology

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Understanding and Treating Hoarding Disorder Course

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney. Psychoeducation courses promote health and well-being, and are open to everyone. This introductory training course in Sydney is open to anyone who wants to understand hoarding disorder and learn how this disorder can be treated. It is also recommended for healthcare practitioners who provide service to patients with symptoms of... [More]
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Understanding and Treating Hoarding Disorder Course

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Managing Depression in Primary Care Course

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney, and open to all health professionals for continuing professional development. Aims This one-day training course on depression management is designed for health professionals in primary care to improve their skills in using psychological approaches and medications to treat patients with depression. Depression in primary care... [More]
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Managing Depression in Primary Care Course

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Jung and Dreams Course

Psychology. Explore the human mind. Dreams can be a rich source of information about our real selves, but many people wonder if they communicate anything of significance. In this psychology course, a practising Jungian analyst will introduce you to the symbolic language of dreams. By learning how to correlate dreams with events in waking life, you can use the creative potential of the dreamscape for greater self-awareness. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to:... [More]
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Jung and Dreams Course

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Forensic Psychology Course

Psychology. Explore the human mind. This forensic psychology course provides an introduction to issues surrounding the practice of forensic psychology. Forensic psychologists offer a wide range of professional services in the criminal justice system, including treatment and sentencing recommendations, assessing future risk, and evaluating witness credibility. They must importantly be able to translate psychological information into a legal framework that can be understood by a... [More]
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Forensic Psychology Course

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Anxiety Disorders Course for Primary School Teachers: Managing Anxiety Disorders at School

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney, and open to all health professionals for continuing professional development. Aims This training course on anxiety management is specifically designed for primary school teachers and other school staff to improve their skills in identifying problematic anxiety, increase their understanding of the presentation of anxiety disorders... [More]
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Anxiety Disorders Course for Primary School Teachers: Managing Anxiety Disorders at School

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Forensic Psychology Course: Advanced

Psychology. Explore the human mind. This advanced forensic psychology course briefly examines the context, role and assessment methods of Forensic Psychology. Forensic psychologists perform a wide range of roles in the criminal justice system. This course will explore issues such as evaluations of fitness to stand trial, malingering, mechanisms for the detection of deceit, and the Stockholm Syndrome, as well as exploring the accuracy of criminal profiling. Outcomes By the end of... [More]
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Forensic Psychology Course: Advanced

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Mentoring Skills for Leaders Course

Leadership. Inspiring and enabling organisations to create and realise optimal value. Eleanor Shakiba Eleanor Shakiba is an expert in social and emotional intelligence. She has taught over 50,000 people to think and speak in ways which build success. She has been teaching at the Centre for Continuing Education for over ten years. Eleanor’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Anthropology, Graduate Certificate in Applied Psychology, Graduate Diploma in Adult... [More]
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Mentoring Skills for Leaders Course

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Mentoring Skills for Leaders Course

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