Course - Refresher Standard MHFA - 8th-8th Aug - Anywhere in Australia | Mental Health First Aid
Standard Refresher Course
The Standard MHFA Refresher Course is a 4 hour face-to-face courses that allow people who have previously completed the Standard MHFA course to refresh their knowledge and skills. For people who are accredited MHFAiders, this course offers an opportunity to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years.

Course Dates

08/08/2021 - 08/08/2021

Registration Status: Registration Open
Course State: Completed
Max Participants: 12


$115 (plus cost of a 4th edition MHFA manual, if participant does not have one)

Sessions Dates & Times

Sunday August 8th (10am - 4pm AEST)

To register for this MHFA Course, please contact:

Rick Handrickan

Additional Information

This workshop is being facilitated through Zoom for people wishing to renew their MHFA qualification. Participants can attend from any location as long as they have a working computer camera and microphone.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Rick Handrickan is both a qualified educator and registered counsellor. His formal training includes a Master of Applied Social Science (Counselling), a Graduate Diploma of Mental Health Practice and a Bachelor of Education (Secondary). Rick started his career as an educator in the public school system in South Australia before becoming a fully qualified counsellor registered with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA). Rick’s experience as a mental health counsellor is varied. His roles have included: Counselling Team Leader at Ayers Rock Resort (N.T.), Student Counsellor on the Gold Coast (QLD), and Counsellor / Educational Consultant in Memphis, Tennessee (U.S.A.). Rick currently holds the position of Mental Health Counsellor and Educator with Mental Health and Counselling Partnerships (MHCP).

INSTRUCTOR TESTIMONIALS: "Very comfortable environment to speak in confidence. Enjoyable experience. Felt very supported talking about some hard subjects."

"Rick was an enthusiastic leader with well-developed knowledge of the content. He was open to communication and facilitated group activities well despite the constraints of Zoom"

"Rick is a lovely, engaging teacher who worked well to engage even the quietest [participants] and constantly checked in on everyone’s wellbeing and understanding of the content"

"The instructor was kind as well as good at covering all aspects of each mental illness to provide myself and others with a better understanding in an engaging way"

"Rick did a very good job of teaching us. It was clear and easy to understand. I will highly recommend this course to other [people]"


Zoom (Online)
Zoom Session
Anywhere in Australia SA 5167