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108 Dunmall Drive Oakhurst QLD 4650 - Older Person MHFA Course - (December 10th - December 11th)

IMPORTANT

TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE PLEASE EMAIL “reception@centralsafetytraining.com” 

Price : $350

Venue: All States Training

Location: 108 Dunmall Drive Oakhurst QLD 4650

Older Person MHFA

 

The Older Person Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to assist a person aged 65+ who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence-based Action Plan.

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

Location: 108 Dunmall Drive Oakhurst/Bundaberg QLD 4650

Mental health problems covered

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Confusion and dementia
  • Psychosis

Mental health crises covered

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Panic attacks
  • Delirium
  • Unsafe and challenging behaviours due to confusion.

Note: This course is not a therapy or support group.

What is the format?

This is a 12-hour course, which is usually delivered as either: A 2-day training package (6 hours per day), or as 4 separate modules (3 hours each).

 

Why attend an MHFA course?

Evaluations consistently show that MHFA training is associated with improved knowledge of mental illnesses, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness. It is also associated with decreased stigma and an increase in help provided.

 

Who can attend this course?

Any interested adult, particularly those who work with, live with or care for older people, including families and carers.

 

Become an Accredited Mental Health First Aider

Demonstrate your mental health first aid skills by becoming an Accredited Mental Health First Aider. Complete an online assessment after the course to become accredited.

Location

Caboolture: Caboolture Hub, Studio Workshop 1, 4 Hasking St, Caboolture QLD 4510, Canberra: Ainslie Football Club, 52 Wakefield Street, Ainslie ACT 2602, Brisbane, On site, Canberra: Gungahlin Golf Club, 110 Gundaroo Dr, Nicholls ACT 2913, Canberra Parklands Central Hotel Apartments, 6 Hawdon Place, Dickson/Canberra ACT 2602, Caloundra Central Apartment Hotel, 36 Browning Blvde, Caloundra QLD 4551, Cairns Central Apartments, 58 McLeod Street, Cairns QLD 4870, Gladstone City Central Apartments, 66 Oaka Lane, Gladstone QLD 4680, Toowoomba Central Plaza Apartment Hotel, 532-544 Ruthvern Street, Toowoomba QLD 4350, Mecure Townsville, 166-194 Woolcock , Townsville QLD 4812, Hope Centre, 18 Buchanan Road, Rothwell QLD 4022, 44767 Warrego Highway, Roma QLD 4455

Course Date

22/10/2020 – 23/10/2020, 30/11/2020 – 01/12/2020, 05/11/2020 – 06/11/2020, 19/11/2020 – 20/11/2020, 07/12/2020 – 08/12/2020

Event Details

Start date: December 10, 2020

End date: December 11, 2020

Start time: 09:00 a.m.

End time: 03:30 p.m.

Venue: All States Training

Directions: 108 Dunmall Drive Oakhurst QLD 4650