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Youth Mental Health First Aid Blended Course Launceston Dec 14 2023

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The Youth Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to assist adolescents 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.

Matt is a Principal Master Instructor and Instructor Trainer (T4T) with MHFA Australia and a trained psychotherapist.

This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

Mental health problems covered 

• Depression and anxiety 

• Eating disorders 

• Psychosis 

• Substance use problems

Mental health crises covered 

• Suicidal thoughts and behaviours

• Non-suicidal self-injury 

• Panic attacks 

• Traumatic events 

• Severe psychotic states 

• Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use

• Aggressive behaviours.

This is a Blended Youth course with approximately 5 hours elearning + one day face to face Dec 14, 2023.

RECENT FEEDBACK:

"Loved hearing Matt speak, a genuine storyteller. Did not feel at all like we were 'talked at', rather authentic experiences shared from a personal and professional viewpoint." Principals' Course, Aug 2023

"Thank you Matt. You are fantastic at what you do. I learned a lot today." Launceston School, Sept 2023

"Matt was awesome. Had a great mix of professionalism, casual approach, individual lived stories and had the capacity to relate well with the group." Launceston School, Sept 2023


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