MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID COURSE

Course participants learn about the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems, how to provide initial help, identify appropriate mental health services to refer to, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

Developing mental health problems covered are:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use problems

Mental health crisis situations covered are:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury (sometimes called deliberate self-harm)
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe effects of drug or alcohol use
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Aggressive behaviours

In this session you will:

  • Gain skills to offer initial support to adults developing a mental health problem
  • Gain skills to assist individuals with a worsening mental health problem
  • Gain skills to assist an individual in a mental health crisis
  • Explore the use of these skills in your current clinical practice

Course participants receive a copy of the Standard MHFA Manual to keep and a Certificate of Completion as evidence of their continuing CPD requirements.

More Info: https://www.nfnn.com.au/event/mental-health-first-aid-seminar-rockhampton-2019/

WHEN
February 04, 2019 at 8:30am - February 05, 2019
WHERE
Rockhampton Leagues Club
36 Cambridge St
Rockhampton 4701
Australia
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