Mental health disorders have become a major concern for Australians. More than 44% of the population will experience a mental health issue at some point in their lives.* The initial aid you provide can make a major difference, which is why MiTraining offers accredited Mental Health First Aid courses in Melbourne.
MiTraining has partnered with Mental Health First Aid® Australia (MHFA Australia) to deliver accredited training for professionals. MHFA Australia is a not-for-profit charity that’s focused on providing up to date, evidence-based mental health training.
Understanding how to approach mental health issues in the workplace is critical. Developing your confidence in this area is a fantastic skill for managers, team leaders and professionals of all kinds. If you are interested in creating a stronger environment, our Mental Health First Aid course will empower you to approach these concerns and provide crucial support.
Face-to-Face Mental Health First Aid Workshops in Melbourne
Undertaking a Mental Health First Aid course in Melbourne is an excellent way to expand your professional and personal skills. Delivered as a two-day face-to-face workshop, MiTraining provides students with the opportunity to build their skills, recognise the symptoms of mental health problems, and support other adults.
Our training covers everything you need to provide initial aid to someone who is experiencing mental health problems. Our training covers a variety of Australia’s most common mental health events, such as:
- Suicidal behaviours
- Panic attacks
- Traumatic events
- Psychotic states
- The effects of alcohol or drug use
- Aggressive behaviours
This course focuses on supporting other adults who are experiencing or developing a mental health problem. Students are provided with the skills and information needed to offer care until professional help can be sought.
Become a Mental Health First Aider
If you’re looking for a way to expand your skills and support those around you, becoming a Mental Health First Aider is a rewarding experience.
The prevalence of mental health concerns means it’s more important than ever to understand how to care for your community. Whether you are supporting coworkers, friends or family members, a Mental Health First Aid course in Melbourne is a fantastic opportunity for growth!
Upon successful completion of our course, you will earn a certificate from MHFA Australia. The certificate allows you to use the title of accredited Mental Health First Aid Officer. That’s a great way to build your resume, grow as a person and make a real difference to other peoples’ lives.