MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID COURSE
Equip your employees with the skills and knowledge to create a mentally healthy workplace with this award-winning Mental Health First Aid certification course.
mental health first aid certification course
This award-winning certification course for Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is similar to a physical first aid course.
Using an action plan, your employees will learn how to provide initial support to someone whose mental health is declining or are in a mental health crisis.
Course participants will:
Gain confidence and skills to notice signs of poor mental health
Learn what to say to a colleague with mental health problems
Learn how to refer to professional help when needed
This course offers the option for employees to gain a certification in Mental Health First Aid.
The MHFA certification lasts for three years. Employees can then attend our MHFA refresher course to renew for another three years.
Many workplaces choose to recognise MHFAiders officially within the workplace as MHFA Officers.
The standard Mental Health First Aid certification course is for employees aged 18+.
HumanR also offer a Senior Leaders MHFA workshop to engage managers in the fundamentals of workplace Mental Health Fist Aid.
Held over two days. Can be delivered as four modules, or with time in-between days one and two.
Graduates can choose to complete a free online quiz to become a certified Mental Health First Aider.
Attendees will receive a comprehensive MHFA manual to refer to at any time.
post course follow up
Optional post-course follow up email to participants with additional resources.
Graduates can join the HumanR Facebook community to receive ongoing support.
MHFA training results
Mental Health First Aid Australia course evaluations consistently show that MHFA training is associated with:
Improved knowledge of mental illnesses and their treatments
Knowledge of appropriate first aid strategies
Confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental illness
Studies have also shown:
Improved mental health in those who attend training
Decreases in stigmatising attitudes
Increases in the amount and type of support provided to others
a mentally healthy workplace matters
Our impactful Mental Health First Aid certification course will pave the way.
your MHFA instructor
Sarah Morrison is a highly experienced HR professional with a background in organisational development and workplace well-being. She’s an accredited MHFA instructor and has worked for Mental Health First Aid Australia supporting workplaces to roll out MHFA training.
Create a safe and supportive workplace of confident and capable Mental Health First Aiders
Every employee can benefit from this Mental Health First Aid certification course.
how to book
Contact HumanR Training for a custom quote based on your organisation’s specific needs.
After acceptance of our written quote, another conversation will be scheduled to fully understand your audience. Based on this, Sarah will select case studies, videos and activities which will connect with the group.*
*As an MHFA accredited course, much of the content must be delivered as per MHFA guidelines. However there’s a range of videos, case studies and activities which can be interchanged to suit the audience.
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