YOUTH

MENTAL HEALTH

FIRST AID

The 14-hour Youth Mental Health First Aid Course is

for adults who work, live or care for adolescents, such as school staff,

parents, sports coaches,  community group leaders and youth workers.

You will learn how to assist an adolescent who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence based action plan

course across all of Australia

WHAT’S THE FORMAT?

This is a 14-hour course, which is usually delivered as either:

A 2-day training package (7 hours per day), or as 4 separate modules (3.5 hours each)

WHO CAN ATTEND?

Any adult can attend.

The course is not appropriate for adolescents to attend.

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WHY ATTEND A COURSE?

Evaluations consistently show that MHFA training is associated with improved knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness. It is also associated with decreased stigma and an increase in help provided over time.

MHFA COURSE ACCREDITATION

Demonstrate your mental health first aid skills by becoming an Accredited Mental Health First Aider. Complete an online assessment after the course to become Accredited.

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