14 Hour (2 Day) YOUTH Mental Health First Aid - MELBOURNE - North Fitzroy L...

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Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library

182-186 Saint Georges Road

Fitzroy North, VIC 3068

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This course runs 10.15am to 5.45pm on Thursday 14th AND Friday 15th NOVEMBER 2019 - 14 Hours / 2 Days

FULL PRICE TICKETS ONLY AT EVENTBRITE - To purchase concession, early bird and other discounted tickets please register at our website


Australian Government health data indicates that about 1 in 6 adolescents meet the criteria for a mental health diagnosis in any given year!

What is YMHFA?

YMHFA teaches PRACTICAL, EASY TO IMPLIMENT and EVIDENCED BASED strategies to support a young person experiencing a mental health problem, worsening of a problem or a crisis.

Every adult who lives or works with adolescents should do this course!

The great news is that effective early strategies can greatly reduce the chances of a mental health problem effecting relationships, educational opportunity and general well-being or contributing to other social problems. There has been considerable research done around the effectiveness of this training. Many high profile people have advocated for this course, including POTUS Barack Obama and Michelle Obama advocated for this course to address mental health issues in American Schools. MHFA was developed in Australia, but is now taught in 30 countries worldwide.

Modules covered include: Adolescent Development, Communication with Young People, Australian Mental Health Data, Depression, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Eating Disorders, Substance Misuse Disorders, Suicide Prevention, Responses to Trauma, Psychosis, Aggressive Behaviour and Deliberate Self Injury.

Learn more about the 14 Hour YMHFA Course at our website

Our Instructor

Presenter Mark Smith has significant educational leadership experience in large co-educational high schools and is a Master Instructor of the YMHFA Course. Mark is a consultant trainer with MHFA International and works in the team who developed this program. Mark brings significant professional insights from his broad experience in regular and special education learning environments to this training. Mark's expertise in delivering MHFA Programs comes from deep insights into adolescents, mental health and education to provide participants with a highly unique experience.

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YMHFA has been proven through research to increase understanding of common Mental Health problems. YMHFA training has even been proven to lower the incidence of mental health problems among those people who have been trained!

Courses include morning tea, participants must self-cater lunch or purchase at school canteen

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