Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid (AMHFA) – Derby
Target audience: Adults who live, love or work with Aboriginal people.
Course duration: 14 hours, delivered as a two-day workshop.
Availability: Face-to-face, online (for online options, see mhfa website).
Overview: This training increases participant confidence in identifying mental health illnesses in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and providing initial mental health first aid whilst supporting them to access appropriate professional help.
- Build a better understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing;
- Identify the contributing factors to mental health issues and the symptoms;
- Build knowledge of how to assist Aboriginal people experiencing mental health issues.