02. September 2020 - 12:00
Evolve Events and Training, Perth
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Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid - Two day course | Wednesday, 02. September 2020

Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid

About this Event

Mental Health First Aid is the help in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional treatment is received or the crisis resolves.



Led by a skilled Aboriginal trainer, this specialist course is ideal for anyone working with Aboriginal communities. Integrating a cultural perspective, it explores Aboriginal social and emotional wellbeing, mental health problems in indigenous communities and particular strategies for working ATSI people.



Content covered in an Aboriginal context includes:

- Understanding mental health, including diagnoses, prevalence and common misconceptions.

- Symptoms and causes of depression, anxiety, psychosis.

- How to provide initial support to adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

- Crisis First Aid for: suicidal behaviour, panic attacks, aggressive behaviour, self harm, acute psychosis.

- Responding to the effects of traumatic events and drug and alcohol misuse.



DAY ONE: Wednesday, 2 September 2020



DAY TWO: Thursday, 3 September 2020



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This course includes:



- Engaging, up-to-date materials.



- Take-home reference package and free online resources.



- All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.



- Post-course contacts for help and advice.



- Certificate of attendance.



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PRICES



Standard | $480

Corporate and Government



Non-Profit/ Individuals | $320

Staff of non-profit organisations, micro-businesses with less than 5 staff and self-funded waged individuals



Concession | $220

Concession Card Holders paying as individuals



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VENUE



Evolve Events

Suite 9, 150 Hay Street

Subiaco 6008



Our venue is wheelchair accessible, including toilets. However, if you have any special access needs or would like any support or adaptations to make learning easier for you, please let us know.