This course is scheduled for Thursday 11 and Friday 12 April 2019. Please ensure you can attend BOTH DAYS in full before completing an Expression of Interest.
Learn how to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. Please note, this course is not cultural awareness training, and a certain knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities will be assumed.
The 14-hour Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid course is for any interested adult. This course is based on evidence from the expert consensus of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.
The course will be delivered by AJ Williams. AJ is of Wiradjuri / Watjobuluk background. He has 30 years experience in the health, community services and education sectors within Victoria and NSW, and as of December 2018, AJ has facilitated over 436 MHFA courses across all states and territories of Australia. For more information, visit girrawayganyi.com.au