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Tertiary Student Mental Health First Aid Course – Blended Learning – Workshop Only

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$65

Tertiary Student Mental Health First Aid Course - Blended Learning - Workshop Only

The Mental Health First Aid for Tertiary Students course teaches how to assist a fellow student developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

This course covers the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems‚ how to provide help‚ what professional help is available‚ effective help options (as shown by research) and first aid for mental health crisis situations. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to feel confident to help.


This course is the Face to Face workshop that follows the self-paced eLearning. 

Course Requirements:

Course Prerequisites: 
  • That you are a University or Tafe student (evidence of this will be required).
  • You must have completed the online e-learning before this Face to Face workshop.

Note: This is an education course‚ it is not a therapy or support group. If you would like to discuss if this course is right for you‚ please call or email us.
 

Who is this Course For:

This course is suitable for tertiary students. It includes information and example scenarios relevant to students however the information and techniques can be applied to all adults‚ in all situations.

This is a research based course developed by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia, a national not-for-profit organisation focused on mental health training and research. Find out more about the Mental Health First Aid course here.
 

Course Outcomes:

  • Certificate of completion of Mental Health First Aid training
  • Course participants may undertake an optional online assessment to become an accredited Mental Health First Aider (there is no extra cost for this)

Course Delivery:

There are 2 components to the Tertiary Blended MHFA course:
  • Component 1: Self paced e-Learning (5-7 hours). This must be completed prior to Component 2.
  • Component 2: 4hour Face to Face workshop.
  • You are currently enrolling in Component 2 only, the Face to Face Workshop. If you would like to enrol in both Component 1 & 2 with Assist First Aid please enrol on this page 

Component 2: Face to Face workshop session (4 hours)
  • This is a practical workshop focused on applying of knowledge and skills learnt in the eLearning.You will have the opportunity to:
    • Examine issues relevant to student mental health problems in more depth
    • Clarify any questions you have from the eLearning
    • Apply the MHFA Action Plan to scenarios
    • Discuss 'where to from now' in using mental health first aid skills
  • Proof of having completed the eLearning will be required.
  • You must complete both components to complete the course / become a Mental Health First Aider
  • Your MHFA manual should be brought to your Face to Face workshop

Component 1: Self paced e-Learning (5-7 hours)
  • To purchase Component 1 from MHFA Australia, go to this link and select ‘Create Account’
  • If you would like to enrol in both Component 1 & 2 via Assist First Aid please enrol on this page.
  • The e-Learning must be completed before the Face to Face session (so please leave yourself enough time).
  • Your eLearning includes a current MHFA manual that MHFA Australia will mail you. If you do not receive it, please contact them on (03) 9079 0200 or mhfa@mhfa.com.au
  • Your MHFA manual should be brought to your Face to Face workshop  
       

Course Assessment:

  • People who attend Mental Health First Aid training can complete an optional online assessment to be accredited as a Mental Health First Aider (there is no additional cost for this).
  • Mental Health First Aider accreditation is valid for three years.

Course Content:

  • Recognising common mental health problems
  • Providing initial help to someone experiencing a mental health problem
  • An evidence-based Action Plan
  • Responding in a crisis situation
  • Participants have the opportunity to practice new skills in a safe environment
  • Mental health problems covered: depression, anxiety problems, psychosis, substance use problems
  • Mental health crises covered: suicidal thoughts and behaviours, panic attacks, traumatic events, severe psychotic states, severe effects from alcohol or other drugs use, aggressive behaviours

Upcoming Courses

Course Date Time Location Available Spaces Price Enrol
Tertiary Student Mental Health First Aid Course - Blended Learning - Workshop Only 27 September 2022   09:00 am - 01:00 pm   Assist First Aid Sunshine Coast 12 $65.00

Details

Date:
September 27
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
$65
Event Category:

Venue

Assist First Aid Sunshine Coast
Assist First Aid Sunshine Coast Australia