Youth Mental Health First Aid

Learn skills and gain confidence to assist young people experiencing mental health problems or crises.

If you have frequent contact with young people at work, or you are the parent of a young person, this course will help you:

  • identify the signs of mental health problems
  • know how and where to get help
  • understand what sort of help has been shown to be effective

Course Outline

Delivered by an accredited and experienced instructor, this course covers topics including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, substance use as well how to provide help and first aid in a mental health crisis such as suicidal thoughts.

By completing the online assessment after the course, you will receive a Certificate of Accreditation valid for 3 years.

 

Download flyer here: Youth Mental Health First Aid

This 4 hour course gives participants an opportunity to refresh the knowledge and skills learnt during the 14 hour Youth Mental Health First Aid course. The Refresher course also allows participants to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years.

Participants will:

  • gain an understanding of the latest research in the mental health field
  • learn the 3 key actions for helping someone who is feeling suicidal
  • work through complex mental health first aid interactions
  • practice mental health first aid skills

 

Please note: this course is only eligible for those that have completed the Mental Health First Aid course in the past 3 years.

Course Details

Location: SHINE SA, 64c Woodville Road, Woodville

Catering: Lunch is not provided in order to keep costs down. Please bring your own lunch or there are several delis and cafes close to the venue if you wish to buy your lunch.

Course Cost

Youth Mental Health First Aid 2018: $160

Youth Mental Health First Aid 2019: $175

Includes a copy of the Youth Mental Health First Aid manual

Youth Mental Health First Aid Refresher: $90

 

Course Dates

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Date start: 05 March 2019
Date end: 12 March 2019
Time: 8.30am – 5pm
Status: Open
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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Date start: 11 June 2019
Date end: 18 June 2019
Time: 8.30am – 5pm
Status: Open
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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Date start: 15 October 2019
Date end: 22 October 2019
Time: 8.30am – 5pm
Status: Open
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Youth Mental Health First Aid Refresher


Date: 26 March 2019
Time: 9am – 1pm
Status: Open
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For more information, email shinesacourses@shinesa.org.au or call 1300 794 584

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