Mental Health First Aid

We can conduct accredited Mental Health First Aid certificate courses for Mental Health Champions within your workplace.

Mental Health First Aid Objectives and Key Outcomes

Workplace Risk facilitates accredited Mental Health First Aid certificate courses for Mental Health Champions within a workplace. The two day Mental Health First Aid course provides an evidence based and internationally recognised curriculum. It covers how to offer initial support to individuals who are; developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.

Participants will learn:

  • To identify the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems and to understand what this means for individuals
  • How to provide initial help and intervention
  • Where and how to seek professional help
  • What intervention and supports have been shown by research to be effective
  • How to provide mental health first aid in a crisis situation

Upon completion of the Mental Health First Aid courseMental Health Champions will be provided with a certificate of currency for three years and an extensive and highly researched Mental Health First Aid Manual for ongoing reference. A brief refresher course can be undertaken to maintain accreditation.

As a certificate based course, the Mental Health First Aid course can be delivered to in house at your organisation or as a public course at the Workplace Risk Office.

Mental Health First Aid

We can conduct accredited Mental Health First Aid certificate courses for Mental Health Champions within your workplace.

To find out more about our workshops click on the below link and head to Education and Training.