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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid


Overview/Content
This accredited program is 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 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 face-to-face training

Qualification Issued
Mental Health First Aid : Certificate of Accreditation

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 accredited MHFA Instructors across the country. Premium Health offers MHFA Courses as authored by MHFA Australia, delivered by Instructors who are currently accredited by MHFA Australia.

We select our Mental Health trainers carefully. All are mental health professionals with appropriate qualifications, technical expertise and experience in the mental health 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 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

LocationCourse TitleTraining BeginsSeats LeftPrice
AUD
(ex GST)
 
HAMPTON EAST, VIC
Hampton East (Training Room 1)

Hampton East (Training Room 1)
Premium Health Training Room 1 (Enter via South Road)
350 South Road
Hampton East 3188
Australia

Mental Health First Aid
Pathway: 14 hours (2 days) face-to-face training and assessment
Tue, 5 Oct 2021
9:00am
11385.00
HAMPTON EAST, VIC
Hampton East (Training Room 1)

Hampton East (Training Room 1)
Premium Health Training Room 1 (Enter via South Road)
350 South Road
Hampton East 3188
Australia

Mental Health First Aid
Pathway: 14 hours (2 days) face-to-face training and assessment
Tue, 14 Dec 2021
9:00am
12385.00
 
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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.

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