Blended Youth Mental Health First Aid Course
This Youth Mental Health First Aid Course is designed for adults who work with young people. This includes education workers, youth workers, social workers and sports coaches. It also includes parents.
The course will teach you how to provide initial help to an adolescent who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem, or is experiencing a mental health crisis.
Adolescence is the peak age of onset for mental health problems. By completing this course, you will gain the confidence and knowledge to provide the best support possible
This course is provided in the blended training format, which consists of two parts.
Part 1 – self-paced eLearning (approximately 4 - 5 hours)
Part 2 – face-to-face workshop at the Education Development Centre – (8 hours)
Please note, part 1 must be completed before undertaking part 2.
Following your registration, you will receive an email containing your eLearning log-in information. A hard copy of the Youth Mental Health First Aid manual will be posted to your nominated address. Access to the manual will be required to complete the eLearning. You will also need to bring your manual to the training day.
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