Youth Mental Health First Aid – Principals and Wellbeing Team Leads

Learning Focus
Student Support
Mode
Online
Start Date
1 Mar, 2023
Enrol by
15 Feb, 2023
Program Description

With a focus on improved mental health literacy and early intervention, Youth MHFA is being offered free of charge to all Principals and Wellbeing Team Leads. Participants will learn how to assist adolescents who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening mental health problem or are in a mental health crisis.

 

Program Outcomes

This course results in a certification from Mental Health First Aid Australia and is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

YMHFA for Principals and Wellbeing Leads to gain YMHFA certification, involving e-learning and two facilitated online workshops (relief provided).

Completion of all course components by each participant is required for certification (participants cannot be substituted).

Australian Professional Standards

Teachers

  • Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
  • Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community

Principals 

  • Developing self and others
  • Leading the management of the school
Location, Date & Time

Online

Please note: This course requires participants to undertake self-paced e-learning (approximately 4 hours), which must be completed prior to these online facilitated workshops.

The first intake will be in Term 1, 2023, with multiple dates available. Please only enrol in one intake.

Program 1 – Youth Mental Health First Aid 

  • Day 1 Wednesday 1 March 2023 9.00 am –3.00 pm
  • Day 2 Thursday 2 March 2023 Session Three 9.00 am – 11.30 am

Program 2 – Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Day 1 Wednesday 8 March 2023 Session One 9.00 am –3.00 pm
  • Day 2 Thursday 9 March 2023 Session Three 9.00 am – 11.30 am

Program 3 – Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Day 1 Wednesday 15 March 2023 Session One 9.00 am –3.00 pm
  • Day 2 Thursday 16 March 2023 Session Three 9.00 am – 11.30 am

Program 4 – Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Day 1 Monday 20 March 2023 Session One 9.00 am –3.00 pm
  • Day 2 Tuesday 21 March 2023 Session Three 9.00 am – 11.30 am

Program 5 – Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Day 1 Monday 27 March 2023 Session One 9.00 am –3.00 pm
  • Day 2 Tuesday 28 March 2023 Session Three 9.00 am – 11.30 am

Program 6 – Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Day 1 Tuesday 4 April 2023 Session One 9.00 am –3.00 pm
  • Day 2 Wednesday 5 April 2023 Session Three 9.00 am – 11.30 am