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AJ Williams

Phone

0434049764

Website

www.girrawayganyi.com.au

Accreditations

Standard Ed4
Standard MHFA Refresher Course
Youth Ed4
Youth MHFA Refresher Course
aboriginal
AMHFA Edition 3
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander MHFA Refresher Course
teen Mental Health First Aid
master
principal_master
MHFA for Gambling Problems
MHFA for the Suicidal Person
Blended Workplace
Blended Tertiary
Blended Legal
Blended Pharmacy

Location Information

3000
Melbourne  Victoria  3000
Australia

States Available In

  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

Bio

AJ is of Wiradjuri / Watjobuluk background. He has over 23 years experience in the health, community services and education sectors within Victoria and NSW. He is a member of the Stolen Generation who is happy to share his experiences. AJ is accredited to deliver the STANDARD ADULT Edition 4, YOUTH edition 4, TEEN Year 7-9 & TEEN 10-12, ID, and ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER courses. AJ can also deliver all Blended courses, as well as the tailored courses for nursing and medical student, MHFA for the Suicidal Person and MHFA for Gambling Problems. As of February 2018, AJ can also deliver the new 4 hour STANDARD & YOUTH MHFA REFRESHER courses. AJ has qualifications in social work, nursing, career counselling, disability work, community work & mental health, youth work, AOD and Aboriginal primary health care, with an interest in Aboriginal mental health. He is a qualified AASW Mental Health Social Worker and registered Medicare provider. From 2010-2015- AJ worked within the national AMHFA program across the 3 organisations in which it was housed (University of Newcastle, Orygen Youth Health & Metal Health Fist Aid Australia). As of February 2018, AJ has facilitated over 402 MHFA courses across all states and territories of Australia. In 2012, AJ won the NSW Mental Health Matters Award for 'Indigenous social and emotional wellbeing' for delivery of 30 AMHFA courses across NSW rural and remote communities. In 2013, he was a finalist in the 2013 SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARDS. AJ was awarded the EMERGING VICTORIAN INDIGENOUS LEADER AWARD 2016. AJ is able to travel Australia wide provided costs are met. All trainings gain traditional owner approval. AJ has current working with children checks for NSW, Victoria, Queensland & Northern Territory. AJ provides an interactive experience for all participants. Excellent Feedback.. Great references, Great reviews. LOADS of FUN!!!! Visit website for further details: www.girrawayganyi.com.au

Upcoming Courses | Instructing

Dates Instructor Co-facilitator Location Course Type Status
28/05/2018 - 29/05/2018 AJ Williams
Newman
TBA
Newman  Western Australia  6753
Australia
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Edition 3 AMHFA Edition 3 Registration Open
31/05/2018 - 01/06/2018 AJ Williams
Newman
TBA
Newman  Western Australia  6753
Australia
Youth MHFA Youth Ed4 Registration Open
27/08/2018 - 28/08/2018 AJ Williams
Jigalong
TBA - Jigalong
Jigalong  Western Australia  6753
Australia
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Edition 3 AMHFA Edition 3 Registration Open
30/08/2018 - 31/08/2018 AJ Williams
Parnngurr
TBA
Parnngurr  Victoria  6753
Australia
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Edition 3 AMHFA Edition 3 Registration Open
22/10/2018 - 23/10/2018 AJ Williams
Kunawarritji
TBA inxKunawarrijti
Kunawarrijti  Western Australia  6753
Australia
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Edition 3 AMHFA Edition 3 Registration Open
25/10/2018 - 26/10/2018 AJ Williams
Punmu
Punmu
Punmu  Western Australia  6753
Australia
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Edition 3 AMHFA Edition 3 Registration Open
03/05/2018 - 04/05/2018 AJ Williams Xam Tchen
Western health
Furlong Road
Sunshine  Victoria  3122
Australia
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Edition 3 AMHFA Edition 3 Registration Open
07/08/2018 - 08/08/2018 AJ Williams Xam Tchen
City of Casey Aboriginal Gathering Place
20 Agnois Street
Doveton  Victoria  3177
Australia
Youth MHFA Youth Ed4 Registration Open
14/06/2018 - 15/06/2018 AJ Williams Xam Tchen
Willum Warrain Aboriginal Gathering Place
20CPound Street
Hastings  Victoria  3915
Australia
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Edition 3 AMHFA Edition 3 Registration Open
23/07/2018 - 24/07/2018 AJ Williams Xam Tchen
Frankston Gathering Place
30 Nursey Ave
Frankston  Victoria  3199
Australia
Youth MHFA Youth Ed4 Registration Open