Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Emma Kavanagh

Phone

0458756254

Accreditations

Blended Online MHFA Tertiary
Standard MHFA
Older Person MHFA
Blended Online MHFA Community
Blended Online MHFA Workplace
Blended MHFA for the Australian Legal Profession

Location Information

st leonards NSW 2065
Australia

States Available In

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

Bio

Emma is a consultant psychologist with over 15 years experience working both in private practice and with a variety of organisations in the healthcare, aged care and corporate sector. Emma is passionate about raising mental health awareness and has extensive experience designing mental health curriculum and models of care across public and private education sectors. She has worked closely with PHNs across NSW in the co-design and implementation of psychological services for older adults in residential aged care settings. Emma provides individual psychology and counselling for older adults living in the community and in Residential Aged Care. She is passionate about educating employees in the Aged Care sector to recognise and respond to mental health problems as they arise in older adults in their care, and has designed and facilitated tailored mental health courses across NSW and QLD in addition to her work facilitating the Older Person Mental Health First Aid (OPMHFA) program. Emma also works in private practice with adolescents and adults with a wide range of mental health problems, with a specific interest in anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and depression.
Emma facilitates the Standard MHFA course across the corporate sector and in health care settings, and has worked with a wide range of groups including financial services, legal services, GPs, pharmacists, manufacturing and construction, nursing and aged care management. Emma is currently completing a Postgraduate Law degree and has a keen interest in supporting mental health awareness and the MHFA program for legal professionals. Emma also works closely with the Australian charity, SolarBuddy developing the Aged Care Buddy program, a collaboration between local primary and high schools and residents in aged care, who work together to give the gift of a solar light to children living in energy poverty.

Upcoming Courses | Instructing

Dates Instructor Location Course Type Status
27/10/2021 - 03/11/2021 Emma Kavanagh
Australia wide online
online
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia
Blended Online MHFA Community Blended Online MHFA Community Closed/Full
30/10/2021 - 06/11/2021 Emma Kavanagh
Australia wide online
online
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia
Blended Online MHFA Community Blended Online MHFA Community Registration Open
08/11/2021 - 15/11/2021 Emma Kavanagh
Australia wide online
online
online NSW 2000
Australia
Blended Online MHFA Community Blended Online MHFA Community Registration Open
13/11/2021 - 20/11/2021 Emma Kavanagh
Australia wide online
online
online NSW 2000
Australia
Blended Online MHFA Community Blended Online MHFA Community Registration Open
13/11/2021 - 20/11/2021 Emma Kavanagh
Australia wide online
online
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia
Blended Online MHFA Workplace Blended Online MHFA Workplace Registration Open