Youth Mental Health First Aid Blended Course Launceston Dec 14 2023
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
• 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.
"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