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Deadly Mental Health Skills Training

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Fitzy's Tapestry Function Room

153 Margaret Street

Toowoomba City, QLD 4350

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WHAT IS MENTAL HEALTH SKILLS TRAINING or MHST?

Mental Health Skills Training, often referred to as Level One, provides training in mental health assessment, treatment planning and review of mental problems commonly presenting in general practice. Upon completion of the training it allows you to access MBS items 2715 and 2717 – a higher rate of payment for mental health consultations.

By completing this training, you receive 40 QI&CPD points and access to mental health item numbers.

WHAT IS DEADLY MHST: SUBSTANCE MISUSE?

Deadly MHST: Substance Misuse is a 7 hour mental health skills and cultural awareness training package that focuses on the use of alcohol, drugs and ICE in Indigenous communities. It is aimed at those of you who have Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and want to know who to approach their care in a culturally appropriate manner and understand the substance misuse in this context. It is facilitated by a GP and Mental Health Professional.

There are seven modules:

MODULE ONE – Historical Indigenous Context

MODULE TWO - Overview of mental health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture

MODULE THREE – Consumer and Carer Perspective & developing a mental health care plan

MODULE FOUR– Alcohol & Drugs

MODULE FIVE – Ice

MODULE SIX – Culturally Appropriate Care and Communication Skills

MODULE SEVEN– Summary and role-plays

Modules contains DVD presentations and lots of interactive activities.

Questions? Peter Fitzgerald 0418 212 346/ 4688 0500

events@carbal.com.au



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