Free two-day mental health first aid training course to up-skill participants as first responders until appropriate professional help is available - Friday 16 and Friday 23 February 2024
|Allora Senior Citizens Building
18 Drayton Street Allora, QLD, Australia
|16 Feb 2024 - 23 Feb 2024
|8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
TWO DAY COURSE: Friday 16 February, 8am - 4pm and Friday 23 February, 8am - 4pm
Category: Aimed at assisting older persons experiencing a mental health crisis.
Facilitated by accredited mental health first aid instructors, the two-day course aims to reduce the stigma associated with mental health, improve mental health literacy and spark quality conversations that improve help-seeking behaviour and resilience.
The training identifies the signs and symptoms of mental health issues and provides simple tools that can be used to assist someone experiencing a mental health problem, including how the trained responder can look after themselves throughout the support process.
Participants will receive a certificate valid for three years, a mental health first aid manual and valuable knowledge to support our community.
If you are interested in attending a mental health first aid training course, please contact Council’s Community Development team on 1300 697 372 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Morning tea and lunch are provided.