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Mental Health First Aid at West Lakes

Thu 27th Feb 2020, 9:00 am - Fri 28th Feb 2020, 4:30 pm

Price

$279 AUD

$279 AUD

Dianne Pepicelli

Mental Health First Aid at West Lakes

Date and Time

Thu 27th Feb 2020, 9:00 am - Fri 28th Feb 2020, 4:30 pm

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Location

Lakes Resort Hotel
141 Brebner Dr, West Lakes SA 5021, Australia

Event description

The standard MHFA is held in the lovely Cameron Room at the Lakes Resort Hotel with ample free parking available.  You will be served morning & afternoon tea along with a delicious lunch on both days.  The session times are 9am to 4.30pm and a copy of the latest edition MHFA manual and your writing materials are included.

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. The course curriculum is based on the MHFA Guidelines.

Most professionals can claim attendance at a MHFA course for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with their industry body. The Standard Mental Health First Aid Course has been endorsed for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points for a number of professions see the full list here .

Course participants learn about the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling 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, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

Mental health problems covered • Depression • Anxiety problems • Psychosis • Substance use problems Mental health crises covered • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours • Non-suicidal self-injury • Panic attacks • Traumatic events • Severe psychotic states • Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use • Aggressive behaviours.

Any interested adult can attend. Please note this course is not a therapy or support group, rather it is an education course to learn how to give first aid to others.

Refund Policy

Tickets can be transferred to other dates or people but are non-refundable

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