in-person

Mental Health First Aid

25 October - 26 October 2021
29 November - 30 November 2021
13 December - 15 December 2021

in-person

Mental Health First Aid

25 October - 26 October 2021
29 November - 30 November 2021
13 December - 15 December 2021

Become an accredited Mental Health First Aider and learn how to provide initial support to those who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis – invaluable in and out of the workplace

Most people know that mental health problems are common and disabling. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an evidence based first aid course which, like traditional first aid, teaches an easy to remember 'Action Plan' (ALGEE) which can be drawn upon when providing support.

This course enables participants to become accredited Mental Health First Aiders after successful completion of an online assessment which is valid for 3 years.

It is invaluable in today's workplace to ensure there are people who know how to offer help to someone showing the signs and symptoms of a developing mental health problem or a mental health crisis.

Duration

Two days

Learning outcomes

During this program you will increase your knowledge of:

  • The signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems and crisis situations
  • How to provide initial help and seek professional help
  • How to provide first aid in a crisis situation
  • How to give mental health first aid using the MHFA Action Plan, ALGEE.
Participants

This course is suited to any adult. This course is not a therapy or support group, rather an education program to learn how to give mental health first aid to others.

Learning Pathway

This program is part of the following pathways:

Workplace mental health pathway, which includes the Managing Mental Health in the Workplace course, Mental Health Fundamentals for Executives, Mental Health Fundamentals for Managers, Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person .

OHS leadership pathway, which includes OHS law for managers and the OHS Masterclass for Managers and Supervisors.

Health and Safety Representative pathway which includes the HSR Initial OHS Training course, HSR Refresher OHS Training Course 1 and HSR Refresher OHS Training Course 2.

 

Training FAQs

Can I use credits or entitlements when booking a training course online?

Credits and entitlements cannot be applied online. Kindly contact a customer service consultant on 03 8662 5211, email customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au

Why can't I see the member price when I try to make a booking online even though I am a member?

Kindly contact a customer service consultant on 03 8662 5211, or email customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au A login & password can be set up for you to access your member account.

Why am I unable to access member resources and member pricing when I log into my account?

Your membership account may be currently on suspend. If you  like, we can send you through a copy of your renewal invoice. Kindly call a customer service consultant to assist you on 03 8662 5211, or email customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au

Who should I contact if I am having trouble completing a registration online?

The Customer Service team would be happy to complete the registration for you. Simply advise the following: 1. The event name and session (i.e. date and time) 2. the attendees name, email address, position title (and dietary requirements if in-person) 3. how much of available credits should be applied to the registration. Email your response to Customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au or via phone on 03 8662 5211

What should I do if I am unable to log into my Victorian Chamber account?

The Customer Service team can manually reset your Victorian Chamber online account and email you further information on the login details. Please email Customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au or via phone on 03 8662 5211 and provide your membership number or trading name, your name, email address, and contact number. We will then arrange for  a new password.

 

Are all courses delivered online as well as in-person?

Most of our courses are offered online as well as in-person.  However, due to the content and structure of some courses they may be offered either online or in-person. If you cannot find the course you are after, please email Customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au or call the Cutomer Service Team on 03 8662 5211

How are Online courses delivered?

Online courses ae delivered using zoom. Details on how to log in,  the zoom link and course  materials will be emailed to the participant prior to the course commencement.

Does the Victorian Chamber offer WorkSafe approved courses?

Yes, the Victorian Chamber offers 4 WorkSafe approved courses.  1. HSR Initial OHS Training Course  2. HSR Refresher OHS Training Course (Plant)   3. HSR Refresher OHS Training Course (Work-related Violence)  4.HSR Refresher OHS Training Course (Work-related Stress)                                            

If an organisation has several staff that require training, can courses be delivered onsite?

Yes, all of our courses can be delivered onsite. Most courses can be tailored to suit your  requirements. For more information contact our onsite team on 03 8662 5196 or email onsitetraining@victorianchamber.com.au

Does the Chamber offer self-paced learning?

Yes, we offer self-paced learning. The details are available on our website.

Can I use credits or entitlements to pay towards a training course?

Yes, you can use credits or entitlemets to pay towards a training course. Kindly contact a customer service consultant on 03 8662 5211, or email customerservice@victorianchamber.com.au

Can I use credits or entitlements to pay towards onsite training?

Yes, you can use credits or entitlemets to pay towards onsite training. . For more information contact our onsite team on 03 8662 5196 or email onsitetraining@victorianchamber.com.au

DATE AND TIME

Monday, 25 October 9:00am - 4:30pm
Tuesday, 26 October 9:00am - 4:30pm
Monday, 29 November 9:00am - 4:30pm
Tuesday, 30 November 9:00am - 4:30pm
Monday, 13 December 9:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday, 15 December 9:00am - 4:30pm

Location

Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

150 Collins Street 

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Cost

Member:

$670.00 (No GST)

Non member:

$770.00 (No GST)

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