Blended Online MHFA Community Training

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  • Ended
  • 275 Australian dollars
  • Online

Training Discription

The Blended Online MHFA Community Course is adapted from the Standard Mental Health First Aid Course for adults and teaches participants how to assist a friend, family member, or other members of the community who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Additional Information Course Component 1 is a self-paced eLearning component. Participants are provided with a voucher allowing them to access the Mental Health First Aid eLearning platform via a link. A PDF version of the Standard Mental Health First Aid Manual is provided. The online course consists of interactive notes, quizzes and films. Participants are able to log on and off and complete the course at their own pace. It takes participants approximately 6-8 hours to complete the online eLearning Component. Course Component 2: consists of 2 x 2.5 hour Instructor-led video conferencing sessions including a review of the eLearning content learnt in Course Component 1 followed by activities, scenarios, more in depth discussion and practice conversations with course participants. If you have already bought your e-learning form MHFA and want to complete Component 2 only, please see other services on the main page, or contact us: Training will be facilitated by Trish Thomas who is the founder and Director of PsychAssist and is an experienced and highly sought-after Mental Health facilitator, with accreditations in standard, youth and teen MHFA. Trish has an Honours degree in Psychology and a postgraduate Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counselling, and is renowned in the mental health industry for her hands-on expertise. The delivery of training provides participants with relevant, everyday life examples of putting mental health first aid into practice, and with over 20 years’ experience facilitating training, participants find her programs interactive, engaging and insightful. Trish currently spends her time working individually with clients and workplaces in areas of mental health and wellness, along with facilitating mental health training programs. This is available for anyone across Australia including regional and remote areas.

Cancellation Policy

Withdrawals: PsychAssist will issue an 80% refund of the course fee where notification of a course withdrawal is received 8 days or more prior to course commencement (Note: if the booking is for an online course and the course has been accessed, then no refund will be issued) No refund will be issued where notification of a course withdrawal is received 7 days or less prior to course commencement. PsychAssist reserves the right to cancel courses or change dates if necessary. Where PsychAssist cancel or change the date of a course we aim to provide clients with adequate notice. In this situation we will endeavour to negotiate alternative arrangements to the client’s satisfaction or PsychAssist shall refund 100% of the course fees received. Non-attendance: Where a participant fails to attend a training course for which they have been scheduled, all payments will be forfeited unless there are exceptional circumstances which prevent them from attending such as an accident or illness and: Notification is made to PsychAssist no later than 24 hours from course commencement. A medical certificate is to be provided no later than 48 hours from course commencement. Where exceptional circumstances occur each case will be determined individually in relation to the cost of attending another course. In these circumstances PsychAssist will happily move your booking to another suitable date without charge otherwise we will issue an 80% refund of the course fee.

Contact Details


PO Box 550 Eltham Vic 3095 Melbourne VIC, Australia