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Mental Health First Aid : Refresher

Mental Health First Aid : Refresher


Overview/Content
This 4-hour refresher course is designed specifically for participants who have successfully completed the standard 2-day Mental Health First Aid course, enabling them to update their knowledge and skills in a supportive learning environment. The refresher includes new material, visual learning aids and an updated manual for each participant. For accredited Mental Health First Aiders, the course also provides an opportunity to extend current accreditation for a further 3-years.

Prerequisites
To enrol in this course, all participants are required to have completed the Standard 2-day Mental Health First Aid course within the last 3 years.
To attend this course, participants MUST bring their original MHFA certificate or evidence of previous attendance to their instructor on the day of training.
Participants can contact MHFA Australia directly to confirm their status if they do not have this information or are not sure of the attendance dates:
Email: mhfa@mhfa.com.au or Phone: +61 3 9079 0200

Delivery Mode
Premium Health offers 2 delivery modes. These modes give you the opportunity to choose the way you would like to undertake the course. The blended option offers an online interactive component followed by online live (zoom) training.

  • 4 hours face-to-face training

  • 5 hours live (zoom) training (2.5 hours x 2 sessions) and online e-Learning



Qualification Issued
Mental Health First Aid : Certificate of Accreditation

More About This Course
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:

  • Understanding the latest research in the mental health field

  • Revising the mental health first aid action plan (ALGEE)

  • Reviewing the 3 key actions for helping someone feeling suicidal

  • Work through complex mental health first aid interactions

  • Practice their mental health first aid skills in a supportive learning environment



MHFA accreditation is valid for 3 years after the date of initial accreditation as stated on the MHFA certificate of accreditation. Participants have from 6 months before their accreditation expiry to 3 months after to complete the Refresher Course and online assessment. Their renewed accreditation will be valid for 3 years from the date they passed their refresher online assessment. The Refresher Courses were released in early 2018. Anyone who has completed a Standard 2-day MHFA course in the last 3 years is eligible to attend. Please note: Your accreditation will only be extended if you have previously undertaken a MHFA course on or after July 1st, 2015, not before that date.
Accredited Mental Health First Aiders will receive a reminder email from MHFA Australia six and three months before their accreditation expiry date.





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 VIC
Australia

Mental Health First Aid - Refresher
Pathway: 4 hours and 30 minutes face-to-face training and assessment
Mon, 7 Dec 2020
1:00pm - 5:00pm
10231.00
Live Virtual Classroom (Public Venue)

Live Virtual Classroom (Public Venue)

Mental Health First Aid - Refresher
Pathway: 2 x 2 hours and 30 minutes live (Zoom) training and assessment
Tue, 19 Jan 2021
09:00am
12275.00
HAMPTON EAST, VIC
Hampton East (Training Room 2)

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

Mental Health First Aid - Refresher
Pathway: 4 hours and 30 minutes face-to-face training and assessment
Tue, 16 Mar 2021
1:00pm - 5:30pm
12242.00
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 VIC
Australia

Mental Health First Aid - Refresher
Pathway: 4 hours and 30 minutes face-to-face training and assessment
Wed, 12 May 2021
9:00am - 1:30pm
14242.00
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 VIC
Australia

Mental Health First Aid - Refresher
Pathway: 4 hours and 30 minutes face-to-face training and assessment
Tue, 13 Jul 2021
1:00pm - 5:30pm
15242.00
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 VIC
Australia

Mental Health First Aid - Refresher
Pathway: 4 hours and 30 minutes face-to-face training and assessment
Wed, 8 Sep 2021
9:00am - 1:30pm
15242.00
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 VIC
Australia

Mental Health First Aid - Refresher
Pathway: 4 hours and 30 minutes face-to-face training and assessment
Tue, 16 Nov 2021
1:00pm - 5:30pm
15242.00
 
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