Government of Western Australia

Successful applicants February 2014

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Training Funding Descriptions

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) – (12 house course – suitable for 18+ and max 20 persons)

  • Covers depression, anxiety, psychosis & substance misuse including crisis situatins for suicidal though and behaviour, non-suicidal self-injury, severe psychotic states, aggressive behaviour, traumatic events and intoxication.

Aboriginal MFHA – (14 hour course – culturally appropriate and run by an indigenous instructor – suitable for 18+ and max 15 persons)

  • Includes topics and crisis situations as for MHFA and a module on mental health problems in the community.

Young MHFA – (14 hour course – designed specifically for those who work/support adolescents and young adults – suitable for 17+ and max 20 persons)

  • Covers topics and crisis situations as for MHFA but delivered in relation to young people. Extra module of eating disorders.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) – (2 day course – suitable for 16+ and max 15 persons)

  • Specifically designed as suicide intervention training.

safeTALK – (3.5 hour course – suitable for 15+ and max 30 persons)

  • Prepares helpers to identify person with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources.

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Successful applicants September 2014

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