13/07/2021 - 13/07/2021
Sessions Dates & Times
To register for this MHFA Course, please contact:
Corporate groups as well as individuals are welcome to attend.
This course is offered in a blended format consisting of self-paced eLearning modules (6-8 hours) followed by an instructor-led component (2 x 2.5 hrs sessions delivered via Zoom video conferencing).
Course component 1 – Self-paced interactive eLearning which MUST be completed before attending the Zoom sessions.
Course participants will receive and introduction to mental health, mental health problems and Mental Health First Aid. Each module will cover statistics and facts about the particular mental health problem, how to recognise the signs that someone may be experiencing a mental illness and how to apply the MHFA Action Plan.
Developing mental health problems covered:
Substance use problems
Mental health crises covered:
Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
Severe psychotic states
Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use
Course component 2 - Instructor-led video conferencing (2 x 2.5 hour sessions)
This course component allows participants the opportunity to revise and consolidate practical skills in a group environment. The video conferencing component will be provided once participants have completed the eLearning component of the Blended Online MHFA for Financial Services Professionals course.
The training delivered via Zoom will include revision and application of knowledge and skills learnt in the eLearning component. The video conferencing includes large and small group activities, providing participants with the opportunity to:
Revise the eLearning content and clarify any points of uncertainty remaining after completion of the eLearning modules
Apply the MHFA Action Plan to relevant scenarios for financial services professionals
Develop a self-care plan to maintain good mental health
Review a range of resources that a mental health first aider could refer someone to when providing mental health first aid.
This course is also available throughout the year upon request.
Rejuvenating Spirits is a business registered as being COVID Safe.