This 4-hour Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person Course is part of Mental Health First Aid Australia’s suite of courses and was launched on World Mental Health Day, October 10th, 2016.
What the Course Covers
Curriculum content is based on expert consensus guidelines developed with the Delphi method using both professional and consumer experts from English speaking developed countries. Learning outcomes of the course include:
- Understanding accurate information about suicide rates and risk factorsin the Australian context.
- Reviewing the first aid guidelines of how to intervene when someone is experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours
- Practicing these skills in a safe environment.
This course consists of 4-hours of face-to-face training.
Course participants receive a Handbook to keep and receive a digital Certificate of Completion when they submit online feedback.
Who can attend a course
Any interested adult can attend. Please note this course is not a therapy or support group, rather it is an education course to learn how to give first aid to someone who is feeling suicidal. The course complements the 12-hour Standard MHFA course.
Call us at Mindfulness Trainings for further information on MHFA for the Suicidal Person Training or to discuss your workplace training needs. Ph: 0438 670 761