Youth Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid – 2 Day Course
Become a Mental Health First Aider to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people.
About 1 in 4 young Australians experience a common mental illness each year. Youth Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid
(MHFA) training will teach you practical skills to support young people who may be experiencing a mental health problem. Make a real difference
to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people.
The Youth Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid course is for any interested adult, 18 years and over. The YAMHFA is a strengths-based course where
participants will learn how to assist Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander young people who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental
health crisis until professional support is received or the crisis resolves, using practical, evidence based action plan. Participants will be grounded in
social and emotional well-being from an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander perspective and explore strengths-based communication tips to engage
with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander young people from the age range from 12 years through to 29 years of age.
Youth Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid Training knowledge
- Improves knowledge of mental illnesses, treatments and first aid actions.
- Increases confidence in providing first aid.
- Decreases stigmatising attitudes.
- Increases the support provided to others.
To register for this MHFA Course, please contact:
Name: Dianne Borella, Phone: 0439450751