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Course Duration: 2 day

Youth 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 a youth context. Led by a skilled youth specialist this course is ideal for adults working with or caring for adolescents.

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Course Detail

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

Led by a skilled youth specialist, this Youth course is for adults who work with or care for adolescents, such as school staff, parents, sports coaches, community group leaders and youth workers.

You will learn how to recognise and assist an adolescent who may be experiencing mental health issues, and what to do in a mental health crisis until professional help arrives.

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

Topics include

  • Understanding youth mental health, including diagnoses, prevalence and common misconceptions.
  • Symptoms and causes of depression, anxiety and psychosis.
  • How to provide initial support to young people 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

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Sorry, this course is not scheduled in our public calendar at present

We may schedule this course in an future semester. If you'd like to be kept up-to-date with our ongoing public-training program, please join our mailing list at the bottom of this page.

If you have a number of people who require this course, we have separate pricing for you. Please take a look at our custom training services where we can schedule and run this course just for your team.

If you have any other queries, don't hesitate to contact us.

 

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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