Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid Course

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When:
October 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am – October 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
2020-10-14T09:00:00+11:00
2020-10-15T17:00:00+11:00
Where:
Conference Room 3, Caledonia House
Level 1
59 Berry St Nowra
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Emma Donley
0244480200
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid Course @ Conference Room 3, Caledonia House
This accredited course teaches adults how to assist Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people experiencing a mental health crisis or developing a mental health problem.

 

TOPICS COVERED

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing mental health problems in communities.
  • Mental health first aid strategies for working with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • Developing mental health problems covered are:
  • Depression, anxiety, psychosis & substance use.
  • Mental health crisis situations covered are:
  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours, non-suicidal self-injury (sometimes called deliberate self-harm), panic attacks, traumatic events, severe effects of drug or alcohol use, severe psychotic states and aggressive behaviours.

SESSION 1: Wednesday 14th October, 9am – 5pm
SESSION 2: Thursday 15th October, 9am – 5pm
(Participants must attend both sessions for accreditation)

LOCATION: Conference Room 3, Caledonia House Level 1, 59 Berry St Nowra

View the flyer:   20201014 AMHFA Flyer

Download registration form: 20201014 AMHFA Form

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