Course - Standard MHFA - 15th-16th Aug - Marangaroo | Mental Health First Aid
Standard MHFA
The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.

Course Dates

15/08/2020 - 16/08/2020

Registration Status: Registration Open
Course State: Upcoming
Max Participants: 24

Price

$150.00 includes manual, resources ,morning and afternoon tea is provided.

Sessions Dates & Times

This course is delivered over 2 days face to face training. Day 1 - Saturday 15th August 9am to 5pm Day 2 - Sunday 16th August 9am to 5pm

To register for this MHFA Course, please contact:

Name: 
Katherine Houareau
Phone: 
0407 382 643

Additional Information

The Wanneroo and Communities Suicide Prevention Network is pleased to announce that Changing Lives Australia will be facilitating this course on behalf of our network at massively subsidised rates for our community, frontline mental health and aged care support workers including peer support workers.

This acclaimed evidence-based training and Mental Health First Aid accreditation will be held at various locations and times.

The first course will run on Saturday 15th August and Sunday 16th August at the Hepburn Centre.

This internationally recognised course was developed at the Centre for Mental Health Research at the Australian National University and is now delivered across 20 countries globally.

Content covered includes; • Understanding mental health, including diagnoses, prevalence and common misconceptions • Symptoms and causes of depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance misuse. • How to provide initial support to adults who maybe experiencing a mental health crisis. • Crisis First Aid for: suicidal behaviour, panic attacks, aggressive behaviour, self harm, acute psychosis. •
• Responding to the effects of Traumatic events and drug and alcohol misuse. Day 1: Saturday 15th August Day 2: Sunday 16th August

This course includes;

• Engaging, up to date materials • Take home reference pack and free online resources • Morning and Afternoon and beverages (Please note lunch bars are close by) • Post -course contacts for help and advise • Certificate of attendance and opportunity to be accredited nationally valid for 3 years. • Access to online Facebook Support Group

The Venue • Wheelchair accessible, including toilets • FREE ample parking • Any special needs, requests or if you require supports please advise.

For further information about the Wanneroo and Communities Suicide Prevention Network follow us on Facebook or email: wac.suicideprevention@gmail.com

Venue

Hepburn Family Centre
46 Highclere Boulevarde
Marangaroo WA 6064
Australia

Instructor