Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Teresa Coffey

Phone

03 9346 9832

Website

www.workplaceinterventions.com.au and www.wpietraining.com.au

Accreditations

Engaging Senior Leaders
Blended Online MHFA Tertiary
Blended Youth icon
Standard MHFA
Standard Refresher Course
Youth MHFA
Youth Refresher
Master Instructor
Principal Master
Gambling Problems MHFA
Suicidal Person MHFA
NSSI MHFA
Blended Workplace
Blended Online MHFA Community
Blended Online MHFA Workplace
Blended Online MHFA Financial Service Professionals
Blended MHFA for the Australian Legal Profession
MHFA Chinese

Location Information

247/251 Flinders Lane,
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia

States Available In

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

Bio

As Director and Principal Lead Trainer of WorkPlace Interventions, Teresa Coffey is a WorkCover, Health, Safety, and Wellbeing subject matter expert with a real passion and more importantly significant knowledge base for improving mental health within the workplace. Teresa supports businesses of all sizes to create mentally healthier workplaces, including the implementation of policies and procedures and early intervention initiatives such as peer support programs.

With a diverse background in education, business, and health, Teresa Coffey possesses over 18 years of corporate consultancy experience, both locally and nationally. Teresa regularly teaches, coaches, and assesses Cert III, Cert IV & Diploma in Personal Injury Management through Deakin / WorkSafe, which includes 10-years delivering WorkCover, Mental Health, and HSR training on behalf of the Victorian Chambers of Commerce and Industry. Renowned in the industry for her subject matter expertise, Teresa is able to use relevant workplace examples in her delivery of an energetic and vibrant session, meaning she engages participants to consolidate learning, making her one of the most sought-after facilitators in her field.

As an ASORC registered Rehabilitation Counselor, Teresa delivers WorkSafe Original Employer Services (OES) to assist injured employees who have lodged a mental injury claim. Services include WorkSafe approved Facilitated Discussion (FD), which is a service specialising in the early intervention of complex workplace mental injuries.

As a point of difference, Teresa is an experienced trainer, with a sound background in psychology, which includes a Bachelor in Psychology studies, a Bachelor in Exercise Science and Human Movement, and a Masters in Rehabilitation Counselling. Other qualifications include Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Diploma in Personal Injury Management, Cert IV in Financial Services, and Certificate IV in OHS. Teresa is also undertaking her Masters in Applied Positive Psychology through the Graduate School of Education at The University of Melbourne.

As an approved WorkSafe trainer, Teresa frequently delivers Return to Work Training, OHS, and HSR courses, which coupled with her experience and qualifications offers workplaces a holistic, engaging, and workplace-specific mental health approach to assisting individuals as well as organisations proactively manage mental health challenges. As a Principal Master trainer with MHFA Australia, Teresa delivers a suite of MHFA programs including the Standard, Blended, Youth, Legal, and the Suicide Intervention course, where her organisation offers weekly public courses held online and f2f (Melb CBD), whilst offering organisations the opportunity to run sessions onsite. Teresa also delivers Assisted Suicide Intervention Training Skills (ASIST) program through LivingWorks which is a worldwide recognised "Suicide First Aid" course, where during the 2-day workplace program, participants learn to intervene and help prevent the immediate risk of suicide using an evidence-based framework.

WorkPlace Interventions offer national training options, through partnering with our clients who include Allianz, GB, Xchanging, EML, Victoria Police, Ambulance Victoria, Air Services, (many councils including Yarra Ranges, Stonnington, MVCC), CPB, MRPV, Crown Casino, Yooralla, BlueCross, One Harvest, Latitude Finance, Western Union, Dept of Justice, VLA, Kennedys Lawyers, ISS, (many hospitals including Eye & Ear, DHSV, Peter Mac, Northern Health, Star Health and Central Gippsland Health Services -Education sector which includes ASQA, Mercy Education, CECV, Independent Schools, Polytechnic and Chisholm).

As a highly sought after facilitator, you can review Teresa's profile (including more than 70 written recommendations) via LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/teresa-coffey-7427a942/

Additional Information

Upcoming Courses | Instructing

Dates Instructor Location Course Type Status
10/06/2021 - 11/06/2021 Teresa Coffey
Workplace Interventions
Online Course- Enrolment open to all States
Online NT 0800
Australia
Blended Online MHFA Workplace Blended Online MHFA Workplace Registration Open
22/06/2021 - 23/06/2021 Teresa Coffey
Workplace Interventions
"Ross House Association"
247-251 Flinders Ln
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
Standard MHFA Standard MHFA Registration Open
28/06/2021 - 29/06/2021 Teresa Coffey
Workplace Interventions
Online Course- Enrolment open to all States
Online SA 5000
Australia
Blended Online MHFA Community Blended Online MHFA Community Registration Open
08/07/2021 - 09/07/2021 Teresa Coffey
Workplace Interventions
Online Course- Enrolment open to all States
Online SA 5000
Australia
Blended Online MHFA Workplace Blended Online MHFA Workplace Registration Open
12/07/2021 - 13/07/2021 Teresa Coffey
Workplace Interventions
"Ross House Association"
247-251 Flinders Ln
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
Standard MHFA Standard MHFA Registration Open
15/07/2021 - 16/07/2021 Teresa Coffey
Workplace Interventions
Online Course- Enrolment open to all States
Online VIC 3000
Australia
Blended Youth MHFA Blended Youth icon Registration Open
15/07/2021 - 16/07/2021 Teresa Coffey
Workplace Interventions
Online Course- Enrolment open to all States
Online VIC 3000
Australia
Blended Online MHFA Workplace Blended Online MHFA Workplace Registration Open
05/08/2021 - 06/08/2021 Teresa Coffey
Workplace Interventions
Online Course- Enrolment open to all States
Online VIC 3000
Australia
Blended Online MHFA Workplace Blended Online MHFA Workplace Registration Open
09/08/2021 - 10/08/2021 Teresa Coffey
Workplace Interventions
Online Course- Enrolment open to all States
Online VIC 3000
Australia
Blended Online MHFA Community Blended Online MHFA Community Registration Open
19/08/2021 - 20/08/2021 Teresa Coffey
Workplace Interventions
Online Course- Enrolment open to all States
Online VIC 3000
Australia
Blended Online MHFA Workplace Blended Online MHFA Workplace Registration Open
23/08/2021 - 24/08/2021 Teresa Coffey
Workplace Interventions
"Ross House Association"
247-251 Flinders Ln
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
Standard MHFA Standard MHFA Registration Open
30/09/2021 - 01/10/2021 Teresa Coffey
Workplace Interventions
Online Course- Enrolment open to all States
Online VIC 3000
Australia
Blended Youth MHFA Blended Youth icon Registration Open