Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
AJ Williams

Phone

0434049764

Website

www.girrawayganyi.com.au

Accreditations

Standard MHFA
Standard MHFA Refresher Course
Youth MHFA
Youth MHFA Refresher Course
aboriginal
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander MHFA
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander MHFA Refresher Course
AMHFA Talking About Suicide
teenMHFA
master
principal_master
Gambling Problems MHFA
Suicidal Person MHFA
NSSI MHFA
Blended Workplace
Blended Tertiary
Blended Legal
Blended Pharmacy
Blended MHFA for Insolvency Professionals
 Mental Health First Aid for Senior Leaders in the Insolvency Sector

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 25 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 Edition 3 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. AJ can also deliver the new 4 hour STANDARD & YOUTH & ABORIGINAL MHFA REFRESHER courses. As of April 2018, AJ has been delivering the 4 hour 'Aboriginal Lets talk about Suicide' course. 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 October 2018, AJ has facilitated over 426 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 endorsement. AJ has current working with children checks for WA, 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
27/11/2018 - 28/11/2018 AJ Williams Xam Tchen
Willum Warrain Aboriginal Gathering Place
10C Pound Road
Hastings  Victoria  3239
Australia
Youth MHFA Youth MHFA Registration Open
18/02/2019 - 19/02/2019 AJ Williams
Nairm Marr Djambana Aboriginal Gathering Place
30 Nursery Ave (off Craig Street)
Frankston  Victoria  3199
Australia
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Edition 3 AMHFA Edition 3 Registration Open
20/02/2019 - 20/02/2019 AJ Williams
Nairm Marr Djambana Aboriginal Gathering Place
30 Nursery Ave
Frankston  Victoria  3199
Australia
MHFA for Non-Suicidal Self-Injury NSSI MHFA Registration Open
18/03/2019 - 18/03/2019 AJ Williams
Willum Warrain Aboriginal Association Gathering Place
10C Pound Road
Hastings  Victoria  3915
Australia
AMHFA Talking About Suicide Course AMHFA Talking About Suicide Registration Open
19/03/2019 - 19/03/2019 AJ Williams
Willum Warrain Aboriginal Association Gathering Place
10C Pound Road
Hastings  Victoria  3915
Australia
MHFA for Gambling Problems Gambling Problems MHFA Registration Open
20/03/2019 - 20/03/2019 AJ Williams
Nairm Narr Djambana Aboriginal Gathering Place
30 Nursey Ave
Frankston  Victoria  3199
Australia
MHFA for Non-Suicidal Self-Injury NSSI MHFA Registration Open
20/02/2019 - 20/02/2019 AJ Williams
Nairn Marr Djambana
30 Nrsey Ave
Frankston  Victoria  3199
Australia
MHFA for Gambling Problems Gambling Problems MHFA Registration Open