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Professional Development

Men­tal Health Emer­gen­cies Online course – Sponsored NT PHN Places

Men­tal Health Emer­gen­cies Online course – Sponsored NT PHN Places

NT PHN are sponsoring places for NT health professionals to attend the Mental Health Emergencies – Online course delivered by CRANAplus.

About this event:
Expressions of Interest to secure a NT PHN sponsored place at the MHE course. Spaces are limited.

About this course:

  • Are you confident of your ability to manage mental health emergencies?
  • Would you like to develop your skills in responding to acute mental illness and severe distress?
  • Are you required to assist clients who have used substances or alcohol?

The Men­tal Health Emergencies Online (MHE Online) course is designed to enable remote health staff to develop the knowledge and skills
necessary to respond with con­fi­dence when encountering clients presenting with acute mental health issues, substance use, suicidal behavior
or episodes of acute distress.

MHE online delivers the same content from our tra­di­tion­al face-to-face course but allows you to engage from the com­fort of home or work,
immerse yourself in the content, engage with other practitioners and ask questions over an 8 week period.

Who is this course for?

The MHE course is designed to meet the learn­ing needs of the remote and isolated health workforce who assess and manage clients with mental health needs, substance use or episodes of acute distress.

Course deliv­ery:

The MHE online course is deliv­ered 100% online over a period of 8 weeks, delivering the same content as our tra­di­tion­al courses but using a combination of:

  • Self-directed online learn­ing and activities
  • Online dis­cus­sion boards
  • 3 live online tutorials

On successful completion of this course, clinicians will have covered:

  • Effective communication
  • Men­tal health assessment
  • Men­tal health emergencies – acute distress and acute mental illness
  • Managing acute mental disturbance – current best practice in the remote & isolated health context
  • Managing acute intoxication and withdrawal – current best practice in the remote & isolated health context
  • Self-harm and suicide

Date

Apr 25 2022 - Jun 13 2022

Time

ACST
7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location

Virtual

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