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MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING FOR ADULTS (MHFA)

MHFA is a nationally recognised program delivered across Australia and internationally. Mental health first aid is the initial help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, or who is in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional treatment is received or the crisis resolves. The course teaches adults how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (YMHFA)

YMHFA is a nationally recognised program delivered across Australia and internationally. The course teaches adults how to assist adolescents who are developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. Course participants learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get help when a young person is developing a mental illness, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

WHAT IS MENTAL HEALTH?

An interactive workshop designed to teach young people of the importance of maintaining positive mental health and provides an understanding of mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety and psychosis including coping strategies and the importance of early intervention.

UNDERSTANDING TEENAGE DEPRESSION & ANXIETY (ADULT)

A mental health awareness program focusing on depression, anxiety and suicide in young people which is designed for parents and any adult who is involved with young people

BUILDING STRONG FOUNDATIONS (ADULT)

Mental health awareness, and youth engagement program. Topics include youth mental health issues, effective engagement strategies, crisis response, case studies and statistics. The program is suitable for supervisors, teachers, and managers working with young people.

LET’S TALK – UNDERSTANDING TEENAGE DEPRESSION & ANXIETY

Panel style Q&A focusing on the symptoms of anxiety and depression for parents, guardians, teachers, coaches and any adult who is responsible for or involved with young people.

CUSTOMISED PROGRAMS

As part of our commitment to ensuring we get the best possible outcomes, training can be tailored to suit the specific needs of an employer or organisation which would be agreed to following initial discussions.

COST AND COURSE AVAILABILITY

All courses are available year round depending upon numbers and are presented at our head office in Burswood or onsite depending upon the client’s needs.

Program costs will vary depending on the duration and location of the requested program.

CONTACT

For information on future education dates, or to register, please contact the Events team via kalita.donaldson@youthfocus.com.au.