Mental health first aid

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Key details

Course duration:
One week
Delivery mode:
Blended learning for individuals
Learner effort:
2 x 3 hour live, facilitator-led sessions

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Group bookings:

MEMBERS
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Course Fees:
$550
$660
CPD Points:
7
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MEMBERS:
Course Fees: $550
CPD Points: 7
NON-MEMBERS:
Course Fees: $660
CPD Points: -

Course overview

Participants will learn how to assist an adult 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.

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

Developing mental health problems covered:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Substance abuse problems

Mental health crisis situations covered:

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

Mental health first aid

Online via Zoom

Mental Health First Aid Course Overview Participants will learn how to assist an adult who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help […]

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Mental health first aid

Online via Zoom

Mental Health First Aid Course Overview Participants will learn how to assist an adult who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help […]

Course delivery

The AHRI blended learning course combines self-directed learning with live online facilitated learning sessions lead by an experienced HR and business professional.

The course includes:

Engagement: Pre-course tasks, including an online introductory e-learning module (approx. 5hrs duration)

Participation: 
– Online learning module, inclusive of theory and practice
– Participation in 2x3hr live interactive learning sessions with the Open Door Coaching facilitator.

Application: 
– Mental Health First Aid Certification (participants have the option to become an Accredited Mental Health First Aider by completing an online assessment after the course.)
– Workplace application activities and a comprehensive participant textbook containing information on how first aid can be offered across a range of scenarios.

Reflection: Opportunity to reflect on and share learnings with Open Door Coaching.

Customised short course delivery for businesses and groups

AHRI offers customised short courses and packaging for groups. Courses can be delivered online, at your place of business or on location at the AHRI office in the Melbourne CBD.

To organise a group booking, please email [email protected] or call on 1300 811 880