The course teaches tertiary students how to assist a fellow student who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. However, course participants will learn mental health first aid skills that can be applied to help any adult. Course content is tailored to the student setting using case-studies, videos and resources tailored to their learning needs.
The eLearning Component Covers
Course participants first complete the interactive self-paced eLearning component that presents an overview of mental health problems and mental health crises.
The half-day session covers
The face-to-face component is designed to be delivered after participants have completed the eLearning component for Tertiary Students. In this face-to-face training, the focus is on the revision and application of knowledge and skills learnt in the eLearning component, providing participants with the opportunity to:
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Ziyad is an accredited Teen and Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor with Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Australia. With a strong background in education and an active member of his local community, he is passionate about working with Culturally Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds including refugees. His experience and current qualifications, including being a teacher in a South-West Sydney High school and a Careers Counselor, allow him to bring a unique energy in the delivery of the MHFA courses.