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Standard MHFA

MHFA also known as Standard Mental Health First Aid is the benchmark first aid course for mental health. It is ideal for the majority of workplaces or individuals who want a good understanding of all the common mental health issues, how to spot the signs and symptoms, how to approach a person to talk about their mental health issues and where to go for support and additional help. The course is a 12-hour face to face course.

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E-Learning MHFA

This course covers all the same material as our benchmark MHFA course but is delivered by a mix of online and face to face training. It is perfect for the workplace or individual with limited time to spend away from work. The course consists of approximately 8-hours of self-paced online learning followed by 4-hours of face to face learning which covers the practical aspects of the course.

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Refresher Standard MHFA

The MHFA Refresher course is a 4 hour course which allows you to keep your accreditation for a further 3 years. You need to have completed and been accredited in a 12 or 14 hour Mental Health First Aid Course. As with all MHFA courses, the content is based on guidelines provided by expert consensus of mental health professionals and people who have a lived experience of mental health problems.

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Engaging Leaders

Engaging leaders is a 90-minute short course designed to update and educate company leaders, directors CEOs, Partners etc on how the Mental Health First Aid program works, its outcomes and effects on the workforce. The course covers a basic outline of the MHFA program and how it is being implemented in the organisation, what it achieves and why it's proving so valuable to companies. The course also includes a practical guide to how managers and leaders can help to support and create a mentally healthy workforce.

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MHFA for the Suicidal Person

This is a short, 4-hour course that is ideal for caregivers, parents and family of those living with or working with people who are having suicidal thoughts. It gives participants an in-depth understanding of suicide and helps build the confidence to assess, approach and assist people who are having suicidal thoughts.

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Intellectual Disability MHFA

This course covers all the same topics included in our standard MHFA course but focuses on how to use the MHFA framework with those who have an intellectual disability. Particular emphasis is placed on the different communication methods that may be more effective when helping and supporting those with an intellectual disability. The course is designed for workplaces, organisations or individuals who work or live with people suffering from an intellectual disability.

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MHFA for Non-suicidal self-injury (self-harm)

This course is ideal for those who live or work with people who have a tendency towards self-injury or self-harm. It gives participants an in-depth understanding of self-injury (self-harm) and how to assist and support in keeping sufferers safe, along with how to approach and encourage them to seek professional help.

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Older Person MHFA

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Which Course is Right For You?

Mental Health Partners pride themselves on providing Mental Health education courses that make a proven and measured difference in the workplace and peoples lives. Courses are offered at a variety of convenient locations across South Australia or can be delivered on-site at your workplace in metro or rural areas.

Accredited Mental Health First Aiders are eligible to be appointed as Mental Health First Aid Officers in the workplace. Read all about the MHFAider Program.

Training that delivers results

All courses can be tailored to reflect the needs of your industry at no additional cost. Mental Health Partners’ pride themselves on delivering training that makes a real impact on the workplace and individuals. We always follow up with participants after the course to offer encouragement and support and regularly report on outcomes to stakeholders. We actively seek feedback to ensure we maintain our high quality standards and to ensure our content delivers tangible results in the workplace.

If you can’t find the course you want, then our experienced facilitators can design a custom-made course to ensure you get the training outcomes you need.

For group bookings of 8 or more, or to discuss your training needs please contact us directly.