Mon, 16 Aug | Lismore

Standard MHFA - Lismore

The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course is for any interested adult. You will learn how to assist an adult who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis, using a practical, evidence based approach.
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Standard MHFA - Lismore

Time & Location

16 Aug 2021, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Lismore, 231 Keen St, Lismore NSW 2480, Australia

About the Event

About the course:

The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course is for any interested adult. You will learn how to assist an adult 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.

Course details:

Dates: 16th & 17th August

Times: 9am - 3.30pm both days

Venue: Lismore Workers Club

Cost: $280pp

*Lunch, Morning Tea and a copy of the MHFA Manual is included

About the Facilitator:

A Principle Master 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 about this course, visit www.mhfa.com.au or email vanessamitchelltraining@gmail.com

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