Training

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches participants how to assist people who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.

I am an Accredited Mental Health First Aid Instructor. You can find my upcoming course dates and locations here to directly arrange a course for yourself, an organisation or group.

Standard Mental Health First Aid training is two full days (12hrs total) and covers depression, anxiety, psychosis, self-harm, suicide, trauma and substance use.

 

A comprehensive hard copy manual is supplied.

​​Blended Mental Health First Aid for Tertiary Students training is in two steps: Step 1 is 6hrs online content where you pay MHFA Australia directly. Step 2 is 4hrs face to face training where I am paid directly. The Blended MHFA training covers depression, anxiety, eating disorders, self-harm, suicide, trauma and substance use.

 

A comprehensive hard copy manual is supplied.

I am an Accredited Mental Health First Aid Instructor. You can find my upcoming course dates and locations here to directly arrange a course for yourself, an organisation or group.

Understanding Trauma

 

Part A: Trauma - neurophysiology, diagnosis and treatment (9am-12pm)

  1. What is trauma?

  2. The evidence base

  3. Neuroimmunobiological components of trauma

  4. Stress, attachment and coping

  5. Mental health and trauma

  6. Diagnostic considerations (DSM-V and ICD-11)

  7. Treatment considerations (medical and allied health approaches)

 

Part B: Trauma informed care - principles, skills and practice (1pm-4pm)

  1. What is trauma informed care?

  2. The evidence base

  3. TIC Framework: Six principles

  4. Organisational factors

  5. Clinical settings: sensitivities and systems

  6. Clinician skill development: good practice

  7. Self-care, reflection and supervision

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