Course - Standard MHFA - 16th-17th Nov - Merriwa | 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

16/11/2020 - 17/11/2020

Registration Status: Registration Open
Course State: Completed
Max Participants: 22


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

Sessions Dates & Times

Monday 16th of November 2020 Tuesday 17th of November 2020 Time: from 9:00 to 16:00 AWST

To register for this MHFA Course, please contact:

Katherine Houareau

Additional Information

About this Event 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.

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: Monday 16th of November

Day 2: Tuesday 17th of November

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.

How to register :

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Pat Giles Centre for Non Violance
21 Lansdowne Place
Merriwa WA 6030