May, 2022

02MayAll DayEvent OverYouth Mental Health First Aid Course

Event Details

Mental health first aid is the help provided to someone who is developing a mental health problem, has a worsening of an existing mental health problem or is in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. Mental health first aid strategies are taught in evidence-based training programs authorised by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia and conducted by MHFA instructors across Australia.

The Accredited Youth Mental Health First Aid Course is for adults working with adolescents (up to 18 years of age), however the course is relevant for those helping people who are a little older.

Timelines:

  • Course Component 1 – Self-paced interactive eLearning (7 hours) to be completed before 29 April (participants  will receive details on how to access the portal after registrations close on 8 April).
  • Course Component 2 – in-person workshop: 1 x 5 hours on Monday 2 May, 10.30am – 3.30pm at AEN office, 83 Hobsons Road, Kensington.

Course content: For further information, please visit Accredited Youth MHFA course (ignore ‘What is the format’ and ‘How do I sign up’).

Facilitator: Isabel Fox, Drug & Alcohol Education Specialists (Biography)

Delivery: 

The blended Youth MHFA course includes a combination of self-paced eLearning, and an instructor-led component delivered at AEN office, 83 Hobsons Road, Kensington.  

  • Course Component 1 – Course participants will have three weeks to complete the interactive self-paced eLearning component prior to joining the workshop on 2 May. They will learn about mental health problems, mental health crises, and skills to offer initial help to a young person developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.
  • Course Component 2 – The instructor-led workshop allows participants the opportunity to revise and consolidate knowledge and skills in a group environment, and to apply their skills to specific scenarios.

Accreditation: After completing both components, participants can complete an online Accreditation Assessment to become an Accredited Mental Health First Aider (valid for 3 years).

Cost

Members: $242
Non-Members: $292

This training is now sold out.

If you missed out and would like to be kept informed of the next scheduled date, please register your interest with Anna Bejanoff at admin@aen.org.au or 03 9639 3955.

 

Time

All Day (Monday)

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