Mental Health First Aid

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Mental Health First Aid


Overview/Content
Premium Health is pleased to facilitate Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses, as authored by Mental Health First Aid Australia, delivered by licensed Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) instructors.

This course is an accredited program based on the International Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) guidelines. This course is suitable for any adult who is providing initial support to another adult with a mental health (psychological safety) concern or experiencing a mental health crisis. The program explores the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems, where and how to get assistance and what sort of support has been shown by research to be effective.

Delivery Mode
2 days (14 hours) face-to-face training and assessment

Qualification Issued
Participants will be issued a certificate directly from Mental Health First Aid Australia.

More About This Course
Mental health first aid strategies are taught in evidence-based training courses authored by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia and delivered by licensed MHFA Instructors across the country.

We select our Mental Health trainers carefully. All are mental health professionals with appropriate qualifications, technical expertise and experience in the mental health (psychological safety) care sector. This enables them to provide you with quality training which is grounded in experience and knowledge of the field.
Topics include:

  • Exploration of common mental health (psychological safety) conditions, including how to recognise signs and symptoms
  • Mental illness explored in detail : Depression, Anxiety, Psychosis, Substance Use

  • Mental health crisis first aid includes : Suicidal thoughts and behaviours, Non-suicidal self-injury, Panic attacks, Traumatic events and severe psychotic states, Acute effects from alcohol or other drug use, Aggressive behaviours

  • Understand how to assist colleagues, direct reports or others in the workplace

  • Learn where to direct the person to seek help (this may be your own employee assistance programs or broader professional programs)







Public Dates

Interested in attending this training in a live virtual classroom format? We offer public training for our Blended Online Mental Health First Aid in the Community course. Training dates can be found here. These sessions can be attended from anywhere in Australia.

The below pricing is inclusive of GST. 

LocationCourse TitleTraining BeginsSeats LeftPrice
AUD
 
HAMPTON EAST, VIC
Hampton East (Training Room 2)

Hampton East (Training Room 2)
Premium Health (Enter via Highbury Ave)
350 South Road
Hampton East 3188
Australia

Mental Health First Aid
Pathway: 14 hours (2 days) face-to-face training and assessment
Thu, 23 May 2024
9:00am
18401.50
HAMPTON EAST, VIC
350 South Rd Hampton East 3188 Training Room 2

350 South Rd Hampton East 3188 Training Room 2
350 350 South Rd Hampton East 3188 Training Room 2
Hampton East 3188
Australia

Mental Health First Aid
Pathway: 14 hours (2 days) face-to-face training and assessment
Thu, 18 Jul 2024
9:00am
15401.50
 
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Premium Health were fast, flexible and willing to assist at all times, we changed sessions from face-to-face (on-site) to video conferencing for all of our people. This was a great achievement and provided a great outcome.

  • Jenny O’Farrell
  • Head of Learning & Development
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