Course - Refresher Youth MHFA - 12th-12th Sep - Online course - All states | Mental Health First Aid
Youth Refresher
The Youth MHFA Refresher Course is a 4 hour face-to-face courses that allow people who have previously completed the Youth 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

12/09/2022 - 12/09/2022

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



Sessions Dates & Times

Mon 12th Sept 12 - 5pm (Melbourne Time)

To register for this MHFA Course, please contact:

Shirralee Sisson (Principal Master Instructor)

Additional Information

Online booking:

Shirralee is a Principal Master MHFA Instructor. She is a counsellor with over 24 years’ experience working with adolescents and adults across different sectors of mental health in a number of countries including the UK, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Australia.

She has also worked with different age ranges and has experience in schools, specialist mental health court programmes, prisons and other areas including private practice. Shirralee is an accredited mental health social worker and a registered counsellor. She trained as a UK Probation Officer over 24 years ago, and her qualifications include BA (hons) Social Policy, MA Applied Social Studies, DipSW, MSc Psychology as well as ongoing CPD each year.

Shirralee is passionate about early intervention in mental health, and actively promotes the importance of it by raising awareness about mental health and reducing stigma. She is also an experienced trainer for Youth Mental Health First Aid courses and other evidence-based programmes.

Testimonials: “Very clear, concise and friendly approach to the content. Big emphasis on the wellbeing of the participants which was great, and something I have not experienced on similar courses.” Dec 2021

“The instructor had a clear and deep understanding of the material - her delivery style ensured that all participants were supported with their own needs and understanding.” Feb 2022

“The training was detailed, relevant and well paced. I felt supported and able to ask questions and contribute without fear of embarrassment.” Feb 2022

“The instructor was personable and therefore asking questions was easy. The atmosphere created in the room was relaxed and participants were able to ask questions and express ideas with ease. The instructor brought a wealth of experience and real world contexts to the course which facilitated a good understanding of the course content and provided practical strategies to use in practice.” Jan 2022

“Shirralee was a great presenter. The content is heavy but I was always engaged and liked her practical approach.” Dec 2021

“Shirralee did a great job in helping to communicate everything at a good pace, Very accommodating and reassuring. Was really great to meet her and learn from her knowledge and experience.” Feb 2022

“The instructor was very engaging, knowledgeable and answered all of our questions well giving practical tools we could use in real situations.” Nov 2021

“Shirralee was incredibly well-informed in all procedures and had a lot of up to date knowledge to inform us with.” Dec 2021


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