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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

14 Hour youth mental health first aid course

 

Overview

Target audience: Parents, teachers, sports coaches, youth workers or any other interested adult

Course summary: This course provides participants with the skills to assist adolescents who are developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. Course participants learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get help when a young person is developing a mental illness, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation. Course content includes:

Fee payable: Yes

Delivery mode: On site

Financial support for Indigenous students: Not specified

Contacts

Mental Health First Aid Australia
Level 6
369 Royal Parade
Parkville Vic 3052
Ph: (03) 9079 0200
Fax: (03) 9347 3248
Email: mhfa@mhfa.com.au

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Last updated: 22 February 2013
 
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