Mental Health First Aid Refresher
Mental health first aid is the assistance provided to an individual who is experiencing a mental health problem, or who is in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional treatment is received or the crisis resolves.
Mental Health First Aid Refresher course is a 4-5 hour face to face course that allows people who have completed a 12-hour Mental Health First Aid course to refresh their knowledge and skills. For people who are Accredited first aiders, the refresher courses offer an opportunity to renew their accreditation for another 3 years. Deadline for completing a refresher course up to 3 months after your accreditation has expired.
When to attended Mental Health Refresher Course?
MHFA Refresher course benefits those who have already completed a Mental Health First Aid Training but wish to maintain competence or update their skills. By staying on top of your proficiencies, you are doing the people whom you will be assisting a favor. You can also renew your first accreditation for another 3 years, allowing you to help more people in need.
If you are already have accredited mental health first aiders within your workplace, it’s always a perfect time to attend Mental Health First Aid refresher courses. A mental health refresher course only takes 4-5 hours, but it sure goes a long way considering the number of lives it can help to preserve.
Mental Health First Aid Refresher course gives participants an opportunity to refresh their knowledge and skills learnt during the twelve-hour MHFA. Mental Health First Aid refresher course contains new films, activities and additional materials.
During the MHFA Refresher training, you will learn:
- Gaining an understanding of the latest research in the mental health area
- Learn the 3 key actions for helping someone feeling suicidal
- Work through complex mental health first aid communications
- Exercise MHFA skills gained through the course
Duration: 4-5 Hours
Fee: $ 125 + GST
Course format: Face to face training.
Prerequisites: Anyone who has completed a 12-hour MHFA course in the last 3 years is eligible to attend. To be accepted, you must provide a copy of your previous training to WHS and Training Compliance Solutions staff, prior attending to the course. You will need to provide the same email address that you provided when you completed the 2 day Standard MHFA training to complete the online assessment for your accreditation.
Course participants will receive a Mental Health First Aid handbook and a Certificate of Completion.
We can provide a quote to deliver MHFA training. If you would like to us to deliver onsite Mental Health First Aid Refresher session, just call our team on 07 5499 2406.
To learn more about our MHFA Refresher courses, feel free to give us a call.