17. August 2020 - 11:30
WA Centre for Rural Health, Geraldton
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Standard Mental Health First Aid (17-18 August 2020) | Monday, 17. August 2020

***Register via email email or telephone 9956 0200 at least one week prior to event***



Date: 17 & 18 August 2020 (Two days)

Venue: WA Centre for Rural Health, 167 Fitzgerald St, Geraldton.

Time: 9.00am - 4.00 pm

Cost: $150 (Concession assistance available)

Morning tea and lunch provided.

Includes training manual.

Registration: email or 9956 0200 (no later than one week prior to event) .



What is Standard Mental Health First Aid?

Mental health first aid is the help given to someone developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis resolves.



Why do this workshop?

This two-day program has been well evaluated both in workplace and community settings and found to be effective in improving mental health literacy, reducing stigma and increasing helping behaviours. Employers are encouraged to support their employees to attend this workshop.



Accreditation -

The Standard Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an accredited course based on the international MHFA Guidelines.



About the facilitator -

This workshop is facilitated by WACRH’s Mental Health Academic Chantal Crinquand, who comes from a mental health nursing and counselling background. Chantal has extensive experience in facilitating mental health workshops.