Laughter, Resilience and Wellbeing

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SKU
SC-22
Develop your practice and promote mental health and wellbeing through humour and laughter-related therapies and techniques.
$450.00

Key facts

Course category
Psychology, Counselling and Social Work, Therapies
Options
Option 1 Session 1: Wednesday 16 October
Session 2: Wednesday 23 October
Session 3: Wednesday 30 October
Session 4: Wednesday 6 November
Session 5: Wednesday 13 November
Sessions 1-4: 7.00 - 8.15 PM Session 5: 7.00 - 9.00 PMOnline (Live)
Duration
5 weeks
Group Bookings
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Prerequisite/s
There are no prerequisites for this short course
Certification
Certificate of Attendance

Why this course?

Become a laughter, resilience and wellbeing facilitator. Learn how to incorporate humour, laughter therapies and positive psychology into your practice in clinical, educational, and training settings. This online, interactive course is well-suited to health and wellbeing professionals, therapists, and educators and anyone working in the service industry.

Why study a short course at La Trobe

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Powerful Collaborations

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Course content

This course has been designed to develop understanding of about how humour, laughter therapies and positive psychology can decrease stress, build connection and enhance overall resilience and wellbeing.


Topics covered include:  

  • The history and physiology of laughter and humour and how this positively effects day-to-day personal and professional life
  • Empirical research in humour and non-humour-based laughter therapies as well as Positive Psychology
  • Different Humour styles
  • Diverse applications of laughter for wellbeing programs in education, training and clinical settings
  • The main humour and non-humour-based laughter for wellbeing modalities including: Laughter Yoga, The Laughie and comedy.

On completion of this course, you will be provided with a Certificate of Attendance to submit towards your annual continuing professional development hours.

You’ll learn:

  • How to apply these principles and practices into your professional practice
  • Examples of how this skillset has been implemented into corporate, educational and community settings for success
  • Ways in which this expertise enhances self-care practices including gratitude, mindfulness and self-compassion
  • About key resources to create a laughter mindset to support individual and organisational wellbeing.

Your study experience

This course comprises of 4 x 75 and one 120 minute seminars, delivered over 5 weeks.  

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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I would like information about a short course. Who can assist me?  

Email: LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au 

Phone: 1300 135 045

Can payment of a course fee be made in instalments?

No, course fees need to be paid in full before you can commence the course.

I cannot pay by credit card. Are there other payment options available? 

To arrange payment by BPAY or EFT, please contact LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au 

I have paid the fee for a short course. When will I have access to the course?  

Access to courses is generally available two weeks in advance of the scheduled course start date, or as advised in the registration confirmation email.  Course materials are made available via our Learning Management System (LMS) for which you will be provided with your username and initial password.

Can I arrange payment with a Purchase Order?

Yes, we accept Purchase Orders. Please email to LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au and our La Trobe Professional team will provide you with payment details and access to your course. 

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I want to enrol multiple staff in a short course. How do I go about this? 

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