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Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid - TWO DAY COURSE (13-14 Aug)

Price $250 – $540 AUD Register

Event description

DAY ONE: Tuesday, 13 August 2024
DAY TWO: Wednesday, 14 August 2024

Acclaimed evidence-based training and Mental Health First Aid accreditation

Mental Health First Aid is the help in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional treatment is received or the crisis resolves.

Led by a skilled Aboriginal trainer, this specialist course is ideal for anyone working with Aboriginal communities. Integrating a cultural perspective, it explores Aboriginal social and emotional wellbeing, mental health problems in indigenous communities and particular strategies for working ATSI people.

Participants who successfully pass the post-course test will be accredited as an ATSI Mental Health First Aider for three years, before a half day refresher is required.

Topics include:

  • Understanding mental health, including diagnoses, prevalence and common misconceptions.
  • Symptoms and causes of depression, anxiety, psychosis.
  • How to provide initial support to adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
  • Crisis First Aid for: suicidal behaviour, panic attacks, aggressive behaviour, self harm, acute psychosis.
  • Responding to the effects of traumatic events and drug and alcohol misuse.

This course includes:

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home Mental Health First Aid Manual.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Optional post-course assessment and formal accreditation as a Mental Health First Aider, valid for three years.

PRICES

Standard | $540
Corporate and Government

Non-Profit/ Individuals | $370
Staff of non-profit organisations, micro-businesses with less than 5 staff and self-funded waged individuals

Concession | $250
Concession Card Holders paying as individuals

SCHOLARSHIPS

We offer a small number of scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend. Scholarship recipients pay a nominal fee of $90 toward catering and materials. Click here to apply.

REFUND POLICY

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Public Training.

VENUE

Evolve WA
Whadjuk Noongar Boodjar
Level 1, 20 Southport Street
West Leederville WA 6007

Click here for further details regarding parking, transport and location.

Our venue is wheelchair accessible, including toilets. However, if you have any special access needs or would like any support or adaptations to make learning easier for you, please let us know.


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Refund policy

NO REFUNDS are paid if you are unable to attend a course. However, if you give Evolve more than 1 business day's notice that you are unable to attend, a credit will be offered for a course of the same value any time in the next 12 months. If Evolve cancels a course Evolve will offer you the option of booking a future course of the same price or pay you a refund on request. See our website for more details.