Anxiety, depression and other mental health conditions have become a serious concern for Australians. Recent data suggests that over 44% of the population will experience a mental health issue at some point in their life. The support you provide can make all the difference, which is why MiTraining offers accredited Mental Health First Aid® courses in Perth.
MiTraining delivers the Mental Health First Aid® Australia (MHFA Australia) courses using certificed instructors. MHFA Australia is a not-for-profit charity that focuses on supporting professionals with evidence-based mental health training.
The stresses of work mean that mental health issues often arise in the workplace. Understanding how to approach these issues is critical, so this course is designed to develop your confidence and skills. MiTraining’s program is suitable for managers, team leaders and professionals at every level. If you are interested in supporting those around you, our Mental Health First Aid® course offers the training you need.
Face-to-Face Mental Health First Aid Workshops in Perth
Joining a Mental Health First Aid® course at our Perth location is a great way to expand your professional skill set. Delivered over two days as a face-to-face workshop, MiTraining provides the opportunity to build your knowledge, recognise the symptoms of mental health problems, and support other adults.
Our training focuses on providing initial aid to someone who is experiencing mental health problems. During our course, you will learn about some of Australia’s most common mental health events, including:
- Suicidal behaviours
- Panic attacks
- Traumatic events
- Psychotic states
- The effects of alcohol or drug use
- Aggressive behaviours
The Mental Health First Aid® course teaches you how to support other adults who are experiencing a mental health concern. The course includes the skills and information you need to provide initial aid until professional help can be sought.
Become a Mental Health First Aider
Becoming a Mental Health First Aider® is one of the best things you can do to support your coworkers, communities and the people around you.
As mental health concerns grow across Australia, understanding how to look after those around you is everyone’s responsibility. If you want to learn how to support coworkers, friends, family and other adults, a Mental Health First Aid® course in Perth is the perfect opportunity!
Once you have successfully completed this course, MHFA Australia will issue a certificate. The certificate allows you to use the title of Mental Health First Aider. That looks fantastic on your resume, and it’s an excellent way to grow personally and make a real difference to those around you.