Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training is a nationally accredited and internationally recognised course. The 12-hour Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults (18+) how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.
What the course covers:
Developing mental health problems:
- Substance misuse
Mental health crisis situations:
- Suicidal behaviour/thoughts
- Non-suicidal self-injury
- Panic attack
- After a traumatic event
- Acute psychotic behaviour
MHFA is a valuable training program for all workplaces and in particular important in OH&S, HR, Diversity, management, workplace relations, Disability, Wellbeing, and customer service.
This is a 12-hour course, which can be delivered as either a 2-day training package (6 hours per day) OR As 4 separate training modules (3 hours each)
Participants will be provided with a manual, tools and knowledge which will enable them to offer Mental Health First Aid.
CPD points are available for the following members:
- Royal Australian College of Nursing
- Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
- Occupational Therapy Australia
- Australian Association of Social Workers
- College of Mental Health Nurses
- Australian College of Midwives
- Australian Practice Nurses Association
- Australian Physiotherapy Association
- Chiropractor's Association of Australia