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Youth MHFA Refresher | 31 January 2024
January 31 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm$149.00 – $249.00
Youth Mental Health First Aid Refresher Course (online)
This online Youth MHFA Refresher course equips adults who teach, care for, or support young people with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to recognise, understand and respond to a young person experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis. The Youth MHFA Refresher Course is designed for those who have previously completed a Youth MHFA course within the past 3 years, providing a convenient way to refresh your skills and gain an additional three years of accreditation through a fully online 4-hour refresher.
Upon completion of this course you will refresh on how to:
- Recognise the signs and symptoms of mental health problems in young people
- Use an evidence-based action plan to initiate a mental health first aid conversation
- Assess for a range of crisis situations and provide initial support
- Understand the prevalence and impact of mental illnesses, risk factors and treatments and supports available
- Distinguish between normal and expected changes during adolescence and development of mental health problems
- Understand the scope of the Mental Health First Aider role and the medical rights of minors
- Apply self-care practices as a Mental Health First Aider.
Date and Time: 31 January, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (VIC Time)
Zoom Training Link: Released one week before the course date
Youth MHFA Manual: Hard copy manual provided through a manual redemption link
Private Workshops: For those who prefer a closed session, we can organise an online or face-to-face private workshop for your team. Contact us at [email protected] for more information.
Mental Health Support Program: The Next Step for Mental Health First Aiders
Mental Health Friends Ignite (MHFI) is the natural progression for individuals committed to championing mental health in the corporate landscape. Tailored for first aiders, managers, HR professionals, and anyone involved in mental health discussions, MHFI offers practical guidance for proactive steps, early interventions, and adept risk management.
- Ongoing Professional Development: Stay ahead on your mental health leadership journey with MHFI’s resources, webinars, and workshops.
- Real-Time Communication Skill Enhancement: Hone your communication skills through real-time practice and engage in discussions.
- Cost-Effective Accessibility: Access ongoing professional growth for an annual cost of $249 per person.
- Wellbeing and Self-Care Advice: Receive guidance on personal wellbeing and participate in evidence-based challenges.
- Peer Support: Connect with like-minded individuals in a nurturing environment.
- Continuous Professional Development: Stay at the forefront of mental health interventions with ongoing learning opportunities.
- Real-Time Practise: Engage in skill-building workshops for enhanced conversational abilities.
- Access Mental Health Friends Ignite: A supportive community for questions, shared experiences, and learning.
Terms and Conditions
- Refund requests must be submitted ten calendar days before the course date.
- Rescheduling requests made within ten calendar days of the scheduled course date will incur a fee of $80 plus GST.
- In the event of a session postponement, participants have the option to transfer their registration to the next available session or select an alternative date.
- Acceptance of terms and conditions acknowledges a commitment to the booked ticket.
- Refund requests after manual dispatch will incur a deduction from the refund total.
- MHFI purchases are non-refundable and subject to community guidelines: Community Guidelines