Standard Mental Health First Aid - 01 & 02 August 2019

Standard Mental Health First Aid - MHFA

MHFA course teaches adults how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.

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START:
01 August 2019
DURATION:
12 hours over 2 Days
ID:
SMHFA-1Aug2019

Address

Next Generation Health Club, War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, South Australia   View map

Categories

Community Courses

Standard Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health problems effects one in five people at any given time and poor mental health is now the number one reason for staff absence.

Mental health training from CATES, offers a cost-effective way to promote mental well-being in your organisation and at home.

The 12-hour 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.

What the Course Covers

Course participants learn:

  • about the signs and symptoms of the common and incapacitating mental health problems
  • how to provide initial help
  • where and how to get professional help
  • what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective
  • how to provide first aid in a crisis situation

Developing mental health problems covered:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use problems

Mental health crisis situations covered:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury (deliberate self-harm)
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe effects of drug or alcohol use
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Aggressive behaviours

Course Venue

Training is conducted by Master MHFA trainer – Kate Erne at the Next Generation Club or can be delivered at your organisation’s venue.

Course Duration Alternatives

This is a 12-hour course, can be delivered as either:

  • A 2-day training package (6 hours per day) (2 consecutive or 2 separate days)
    or
  • As 4 separate training modules (3 hours each)

Group Bookings

** CATES Training provides a Group discount for booking of 5 people or more.
Please contact CATES Training to discuss your needs at: Info@CATEStraining.com.au

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