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Mental Health First Aid Training34 days away

Wednesday, 28 October 2020 to Thursday, 29 October 2020 from 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
nb&a group

Ticket Information

Type Price Quantity
Mental Health First Aid Training Early Bird: $220.00 $270.00
 

Event Details

Mental Health First Aid Training

 

28 & 29 October 2020

Introduction

MHFA is the initial assistance given to an individual with a mental health problem before medical treatment can be obtained. It is the help provided to an individual developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis resolves.

Content

Delivered by nb&a group’s accredited instructors, this 12 hour (2 day) Mental Health First Aid Course teaches adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis. Participants will be educated on the signs and symptoms of mental health problems, together with the how, what, when and where to administer first aid in a crisis situation for:

  • depression
  • anxiety
  • psychosis
  • substance use disorder


The course uses evidence based research and addresses possible crisis situations arising from these mental health problems with a practical first aid response. Crisis situations covered are suicidal thoughts and behaviours, non-suicidal self-injury, panic attacks, traumatic events, acute psychotic behaviour, aggressive behaviour and severe effects of substance abuse.

Benefits

The benefits are immeasurable however do include:

  • effective mental health awareness and literacy
  • early intervention strategies
  • evidence based management
  • an action plan for how to recognise, respond and promote recovery.

MHFA provides participants with the skills to recognise a mental health crisis, respond appropriately and support the individual to recover through positive health and return to work outcomes.

Structure

MHFA Training is comprised of four modules, delivered over two days, and totals 12 hours of training. Price includes MHFA Manual, MHFA accreditation, reference card, lunch and morning, afternoon teas.

COVID safe practices in place.

Facilitator

Kate Collins

Accredited Instructor MHFA

Graduate Certificate of Management (Personal Injury) 

Integral Leader Program, Leaders Insititute of SA

An accredited Mental Health First Aid instructor, Kate is also an experienced personal injury management professional who understands the complex factors that surround return to work management for employers.

She has worked extensively with registered and self-insured employers and is known for her ability to see an issue from all angles. It means she can provide workable solutions to complex problems.

     
     
Important note - The course is not recommended for people seeking treatment or recovering from a mental health problem. Course content can affect some people who have or are experiencing a mental health problem.

View full booking terms and conditions here.

 

 

 

 

 

When

28th
Oct2020
29th
Oct2020
 

Where

nb&a group 207 Richmond Road
Richmond South Australia
Australia 5033