Your help needed: DELPHI STUDY TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR PROVIDING MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TO A PERSON WITH AN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | Mental Health First Aid
19/11/2018


Can you help?

MHFA Australia is looking for participants to take part in a Delphi study to
develop Guidelines on considerations when providing mental
health first aid to a person with an intellectual disability.

We are looking for people who are 18 years and older and meet
at least one of the below criteria:

Have experience in caring (unpaid) for or providing day-to-day support to an adult or adolescent with an intellectual disability who has experienced mental health problems AND have had current or past engagement in activities that give you a broader exposure to the experiences of people with an intellectual disability and mental health problems, e.g. are a member of a carer support group, through a professional role, or carer advocacy organisation, etc.

OR

Be a mental health professional, disability professional, educator or researcher with at least 3 years’ experience in the area of intellectual disability and mental health.

OR

Have at least 3 years’ experience working or volunteering for an advocacy organisation in a formal role as an advocate for people with intellectual disability.

If you are interested in participating, please contact Kathy Bond (kathybond@mhfa.com.au) See attached information sheet for more details. Also, feel free to let others know about this study.

Download the Info sheet: