Blended Mental Health First Aid Program - BRISBANE - 27 March 2020

9:00am Friday, 27 March 2020
1:30pm Friday, 27 March 2020
Mental Health Course
The College of Law
140 Ann St
Brisbane, Queensland 4000

Through ALPMA, and thanks to legalsuper, you can now access Mental Health First Aid Australia’s (MHFA) blended MHFA training course that has been tailored to legal industry. 

This course is a combination of an online (eLearning) component and a 5-hour face-to-face training session that teaches managers, supervisors and individuals how to assist a co-worker who might be developing a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis. 

Within the general community there is a high prevalence of mental illness with 1 in 5 people suffering a mental health problem in any given year, however there is an even higher prevalence within the legal sector with 1 in 3 people experiencing a mental health problem in any given year. This might include (but is not limited to) depression, anxiety, substance abuse or stress, at a level that is considered unhealthy. Early recognition of signs and symptoms can lead to a return to usual performance quickly and can alleviate the problem worsening. 

Would you know how to assist a co-worker who was experiencing a mental health problem?

It’s important that you do, but it is equally as important that multiple people within your firm know how to assist too. MHFA Training should be encouraged across seniority, departments and genders to ensure diversity of support.

Online Component    Workshop

The 6-8 hour eLearning component of the program will cover:

Developing mental health problems:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use problems
  • Eating disorders

Mental health crises:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Severe effects from alcohol or other drug use
  •  Aggressive behaviours

The 5 hour workshop component covers:

  • Learn how to recognise signs and symptoms of mental health problems and crises in your employees and co-workers
  • Understand risk factors and appropriate evidence-based treatments and supports
  • Learn how to respond and offer appropriate support to employees and co-workers using the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan ALGEE

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Presented By


Professional Development   

5 points - Professional Skills

Event Costs    

ALPMA Members: $255 (inc. GST)

ALPMA Associates: $255 (inc. GST)

Non Members: $299 (inc. GST)

ALPMA Partners (Sponsors): $299 (inc GST)

Tickets are limited to 30 people and will sell fast! Secure your spot today.

AUD $299.00
AUD $299.00

Contact Information

Fiona Croswell

ALPMA L&D Manager

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