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Course Duration: 2 day

Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid

Acclaimed evidence-based training and Mental Health First Aid accreditation

This specialist two-day crisis response course is the mental health equivalent of standard First Aid, in an Aboriginal context. Led by a skilled Aboriginal trainer this course is ideal for anyone working with Aboriginal communities.

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Mental Health First Aid is the help in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional treatment is received or the crisis resolves.

Led by a skilled Aboriginal trainer, this specialist course is ideal for anyone working with Aboriginal communities. Integrating a cultural perspective, it explores Aboriginal social and emotional wellbeing, mental health problems in indigenous communities and particular strategies for working Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults.

Participants who successfully pass the post-course test will be accredited as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aider for three years, before a half-day refresher is required.

Topics include

  • Understanding mental health, including diagnoses, prevalence and common misconceptions.
  • Symptoms and causes of depression, anxiety, psychosis.
  • How to provide initial support to adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
  • Crisis First Aid for: suicidal behaviour, panic attacks, aggressive behaviour, self harm, acute psychosis.
  • Responding to the effects of traumatic events and drug and alcohol misuse.

This two-day course includes

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home Mental Health First Aid Manual.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Optional post-course assessment and formal accreditation as a Mental Health First Aider, valid for three years.
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Group Bookings

Need this course, or something similar, for your team? We have separate group pricing for custom training.

Instead of attending a public course, it can be more cost-effective if we run this course for your team at your premises on a date of your choosing.

Contact us to discuss your specific needs & to obtain a quote.

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Upcoming Course Dates

Please take note of our training course refund terms & conditions.

Tue, 13 Aug

+ Wed, 14 Aug

2 Day Course

$540 Standard

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$370 NFP

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$250 Concession

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Wed, 30 Oct

+ Thu, 31 Oct

2 Day Course

$540 Standard

|

$370 NFP

|

$250 Concession

|

Public training PRICES 2024

Our scheduled public training courses are held at our venue and include take-home course materials and all-day catering.

Price* per person:

One-day courses: $315 Standard | $215 NFP | $145 Concession

Two-day courses: $540 Standard | $370 NFP | $250 Concession

Half-day courses: $190 Standard | $130 NFP | $85 Concession

  • Standard: Corporate and Government
  • NFP: Staff of non-profit organisations, micro-businesses with less than 5 staff and self-funded waged individuals
  • Concession: Concession Card Holders paying as individuals

*Prices for DiSC® and Dare to Lead™ courses listed in those events when available.

 

CUSTOM training PRICES 2024

Custom courses for your organisation are suitable for groups of 6 to 24 people and include quality take-home materials and content customisation.

Price per group from:

One-day courses: $2400 Standard | $1900 NFP

Two-day courses: $4800 Standard | $3800 NFP

Half-day courses: $1500 Standard | $1250 NFP

Contact us for a personalised quote.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PUBLIC TRAINING

We offer a small number of scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend. Scholarship recipients pay a nominal fee toward catering and materials. Prices and links to apply for scholarships are shown in individual events when available.

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Download our Course Catalogue 2024 to see brief descriptions of courses.

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Download our Professional Development Courses for Corporate and Government Organisations 2024 brochure for more information on courses to suit corporate and government bodies.

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