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Youth Mental Health First Aid course

2 sessions available starting from $275.00

Subject: Mental Health

Ages: 18 year olds or older

Skill level: Beginner

About Youth Mental Health First Aid

This 2 day course is aimed at adults working with young people 12-18 years. It covers:

Mental health crisis situations:

* Suicidal behaviour/thoughts
* Self-harm
* Panic attack/Acute stress reaction
* Acute psychotic behaviour

The developing mental health problems in adolescents covered are:

* Depression
* Anxiety disorder
* Psychosis
* Substance use disorders
* Eating Disorders

Participants will learn the signs and symptoms of these mental health problems, where and how to get help and what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective.
Betty Kitchener and Professor Tony Jorm developed the Youth Mental Health First Aid Program in 2007 to compliment the successful Adult or standard version...

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About Youth Mental Health First Aid

This 2 day course is aimed at adults working with young people 12-18 years. It covers:

Mental health crisis situations:

* Suicidal behaviour/thoughts
* Self-harm
* Panic attack/Acute stress reaction
* Acute psychotic behaviour

The developing mental health problems in adolescents covered are:

* Depression
* Anxiety disorder
* Psychosis
* Substance use disorders
* Eating Disorders

Participants will learn the signs and symptoms of these mental health problems, where and how to get help and what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective.
Betty Kitchener and Professor Tony Jorm developed the Youth Mental Health First Aid Program in 2007 to compliment the successful Adult or standard version of MHFA. The program is at ORYGEN Research Centre at the University of Melbourne. The Program has been well evaluated and found to be effective in improving the mental health literacy, reducing stigma and increasing helping behaviours. The program has spread to every state and territory in Australia and has been adapted for use internationally.

About the Presenter

Diane Hickey is an experienced mental health nurse and counselor with extensive experience in mental health, forensic mental health and primary health care, She worked with Queensland Police Service developing face to face and on-line mental health training in 2002. She has a relaxed and humorous presentation style that will make the experience of attending this workshop both fun and extremely informative.

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Choose from 2 available sessions:

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • Tweed Heads, NSW

Price: $275.00

Type

  • Workshop

When

Please contact us for upcoming dates and/or more information about this class.

Where

  • Beaudesert, QLD

Price: $275.00

Type

  • Class / Group Sessions



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