Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Trudy Hodge-O'Brien




Blended Online MHFA Tertiary
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Standard MHFA
Standard Refresher Course
AMHFA 3.1 icon
ATSI Refresher
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Talking about Gambling
Master Instructor
Conversations about Gambling
Conversations about Suicide
Conversations about NSSI
Blended Online MHFA Community
Mental Health Yarns
Blended Online MHFA Financial Service Professionals
Blended MHFA for Tertiary Students
MHFA Chinese

Location Information

Guruk, Port Macquarie
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

States Available In

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


Trudy is a Principle Master Trainer with Mental Health First Aid Australia and has worked in the Community Sector for the last 28 years. Trudy has a background in Social Work, Drug & Alcohol and Community Services. She has held Management positions within both Government and Non Government Departments. Trudy has worked across a large part of Australia and has extensive experience in the mental health sector, The Youth Sector and The Alcohol and Drug sector. Trudy specializes in workplace training and the development of wellbeing programs. She has delivered training to many Government and non Government Agencies. Including Australia Fisheries Dept., ComCare, Questacon, CSIRO, ANU, UNSW and CatholicCare Canberra/Goulburn.
Trudy is a proud Wiradjuri Woman and has a strong connection to Nari Nari country. Trudy is privilaged to live on the beautiful Birpai nation, but travels extensively across Australia. Trudy is available in any state or Territory in Australia.

View some feedback from participants that have attended Trudy's training.

"Trudy, you are a very talented presenter and I really appreciated your insight into and passion for the area of drugs (aka drugs and alcohol). I found these insights really valuable so thank you"

"Trudy was a friendly and supportive instructor with loads of experience working in AOD. I acquired many new skills from participating in this course and look forward to using these skills in my daily work life."

"Trudy was a great instructor, answered all the questions I had by using examples and good reasoning."

"really engaging, I learnt a lot."

"Trudy was very well mannered and supportive throughout discussions as she listened without judgement. She had many relevant stories and examples to share to help the class better understand the topic at hand."

Upcoming Courses | Instructing

Dates Instructor Location Course Type Status
26/10/2021 - 27/10/2021 Trudy Hodge-O'Brien
Zoom Video Conferencing-Mentally Well Workplace
Mentallywellworkplaces ONLINE - Video conferencing
NSW NSW 2444
Blended Online MHFA Community Blended Online MHFA Community Closed/Full