Course - Blended Online MHFA Financial Service Professionals - 3rd-5th May - All States | Mental Health First Aid
Blended Online MHFA Financial Service Professionals
The Blended Online MHFA for Financial Services Professionals course teaches professionals how to assist a co-worker or person in financial distress who is developing a mental health problem or in a crisis. It comprises an eLearning component and an instructor-led component.

Course Dates

03/05/2021 - 05/05/2021

Registration Status: Closed/Full
Course State: Completed

Sessions Dates & Times

AFTERNOON WORKSHOP (AEST) Monday 3rd May - 12.30pm to 3.00pm and Wednesday 5th May - 12.30pm to 3.00pm

To register for this MHFA Course, please contact:

Name: 
Amy Guest
Phone: 
0733556688

Additional Information

The Blended Online MHFA for Financial Services Professionals course teaches professionals how to assist a co-worker or person in financial distress, who is developing a mental health problem or in a crisis.

This course is offered in a blended format consisting of self-paced eLearning modules (6-8 hours) and an instructor-led component (2 x 2.5 hrs sessions delivered via video conferencing).

Course component 1 – Self-paced interactive eLearning
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 the problem and how to apply the MHFA Action Plan.

Developing mental health problems covered:
Depression
Anxiety problems
Psychosis
Substance use problems

Mental health crises covered:
Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
Panic attacks
Traumatic events
Severe psychotic states
Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use
Aggressive behaviours

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 is designed to be delivered after participants have completed the eLearning component of the Blended Online MHFA for Financial Services Professionals course.
This training over videoconferencing focuses on the 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.

Venue

Zoom Video Conferencing (PM) - Mentally Well Workplaces
Australia Wide
All States QLD 4053
Australia

Instructor