Workshop Mental Health First Aid for the Tertiary Student

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DATE 17 February 2022

TIME 9:00AM - 1:00PM


The Blended Online MHFA Tertiary Course includes two course components.

Course Component 1 – Self-paced interactive eLearning (5-7 hours)

The eLearning course component presents an overview of mental health problems and mental health crises.
Developing mental health problems covered include:

Substance use problems

  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Eating disorders
  • Psychosis

Mental health crises covered:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use
  • Aggressive behaviour

Course Component 2 – Instructor-led videoconferencing (2 x 2.5 hour sessions)

Course Component 2 – Component 2 provides course participants with an opportunity to revise content covered in the self-paced eLearning program and to consolidate the application of this content with the development of practical skills in a group environment online.

Course Component 2 provides participants with the opportunity to:

  • Revise the eLearning content and the MHFA Action Plan
  • Clarify any points of uncertainty remaining after completion of the eLearning modules
  • Apply the MHFA Action Plan to relevant scenarios
  • Discuss and reflect 'a where to from now' in using mental health first aid skills
  • Develop a self-care plan to maintain good mental health.

Course component 2 must be completed within 3-months of completing component 1 (eLearning).

This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

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