Tue, 24 Aug | Lismore Workers Club

Mental Health First Aid REFRESHER

This course is designed to give an overview of the 2 day Standard MHFA course and will allow participants who have a current MHFA certificate to reaccredit for an additional 3 years.
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Mental Health First Aid REFRESHER

Time & Location

24 Aug 2021, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lismore Workers Club, 231 Keen St, Lismore NSW 2480, Australia

About the Event

About this course:

Refresher courses are 4 hour face-to-face courses that allow people who have previously completed a 12 or 14 hour Mental Health First Aid course to refresh their knowledge and skills. For people who are Accredited MHFAiders, the refresher courses offer an opportunity to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years.

* If you have not previously attended the full 2 day course, you are still able to attend, however will not be elgible to achieve MHFA accreditation.

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

Date: Tuesday August 24th 2021

Time: 9am - 1pm

Venue: Lismore Workers Club

Cost: $120 or $140 with copy of MHFA Manual

Morning tea provided

About the facilitator:

A Principle Master MHFA Instructor, Vanessa Mitchell is an energetic and engaging facilitator, who has over 20 years experience working in the Community Sector. She is passionate about advocating for the rights of people with a disability and can deliver targeted MHFA training to people working in the disability sector, or families and carers of people with a disability, while also offering MHFA training within other sectors.

Vanessa works part time as a Learning & Development Facilitator with Aruma (formally House with No Steps), offering training programs across QLD, NSW and Victoria, as well as offering MHFA training as a Sole Trader for community groups or individuals.

When she's not delivering training, Vanessa runs a rapidly growing Stand Up Comedy club in the Northern Rivers, and performs comedy all over the East Coast of Australia. Vanessa is a strong advocate for diversity and freedom of expression, which aids in her delivery of the MHFA messages to the wider community.

For more information, visit www.mhfa.com.au or email Vanessa on vanessamitchelltraining@gmail.com

  • MHFA Refresher (No Manual)
  • MHFA Refresh - Manual included

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