Mental Health First Aid

Upcoming Event

Available sessions will be listed here when scheduled.

^Any available DEA Member discount will be applied at checkout



Are you keen to better understand how to support clients with psychosocial disabilities? Have you been overwhelmed by mental health crises involving your clients and wished you knew how to help?

This industry respected course is all about building your confidence, skills and knowledge around mental illness so that you can better support your clients, colleagues and staff.

Description:

Important: Registration closes 7 days prior to live webinar delivery date and payment is strictly non-refundable.

The Institute of Capacity Building and Disability Employment Australia have partnered to deliver Mental Health First Aid.
 
This industry respected course is all about building your confidence, skills and knowledge around mental illness so that you can better support your clients, colleagues and staff.
 
We cover the following mental health issues in detail:
> Depression and Anxiety
> Psychotic illnesses
> Alcohol and other drugs
 
We practice talking to someone in need of mental health first aid about how to get help. We also cover a range of mental health crises including panic attacks, suicidal thoughts, and traumatic events.
 
Video (36 secs): Mental Health First Aid – For anyone. For everyone.

Video (60 secs): Mental Health First Aid – What makes this training great 

Suitable for:

Staff at all levels, including those who are experienced and those new to the industry. This training is useful for staff who directly support those with psychosocial disabilities, and managers with questions about how to support staff with mental health challenges.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Recognise several common mental health signs and symptoms
  • Confidence to discuss mental health issues with someone requiring first aid
  • Understanding of common referral pathways for support
  • Able to list out actions to take in mental health crises including suicidal ideation

Format:

4 hours of e-learning and 5 hour live webinar