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Support Workers

Youth Workers


Sports Coaches

 Youth Mental Health First Aid

 Will teach you how to assist adolescents 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.

Mental health problems covered

• Depression and anxiety

• Eating disorders

• Psychosis

• Substance use problems

Mental health crises covered

• Suicidal thoughts and behaviors

• Non-suicidal self-injury

• Panic attacks

• Traumatic events

• Severe psychotic states

• Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use

• Aggressive behaviors

Delivery methods there are 3 options

Face to face: engaging and popular, there is no pre-study required and generally runs over 2 x 6-hour sessions.

Blended online : 3-4 hours of pre-study (online) followed by a face-to-face session total 6 hours.

Fully online : 3-4 hours of pre-study (online) followed by 2 x online sessions at 2.5 hours each. Very popular for those with multiple locations or in a remote location.

Confidence, Trust, Support, Evidence based  training

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