Mental Health First Aid
Working in the health industry comes with many challenges but being equipped with the skills to deal with people who are having a particularly hard time is really important.
The Knowledge Exchange are partnering with Thriving Inc. to bring you an incredible Mental Health First Aid Course.
This is a must do for any health care practitioner.
Date: Melbourne Nov 30th - Dec 1st, 2019
In the 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course you 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 is worth12 ESSA points, or 12 hours of equivalent CPD with other bodies.
Presented by: Dr Bonnie Furzer, PhD
Developing mental health problems covered are:
Substance use problems
Mental health crisis situations covered are:
Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
Non-suicidal self-injury (sometimes called deliberate self-harm)
Severe effects of drug or alcohol use
Severe psychotic states