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Mental Health First Aid Refresher

Mental Health First Aid Refresher

Refresh your skills in spotting the signs of a mental health problem talking to someone about their mental health encouraging someone to get support

Refresher courses are 6 hour, online courses that allow people who have previously completed a Standard Community or Workplace Mental Health First Aid course, to refresh their knowledge and skills. 

Accredited as a Mental Health First Aider and looking to refresh your knowledge? The Mental Health First Aid Refresher Course is a great opportunity to extend your accreditation for another 3 years, so that you are equipped to help your community for longer. 

Our professional MHFA Refresher Course is the perfect way to stay updated with the newest additions to the field of mental health without having to retake the whole course again. The training focuses only on evidence-based MHFA strategies, just like the MHFA & Youth MHFA courses.

You’ll learn the most up to date practices in providing Mental Health First Aid and receive an updated Mental Health First Aid manual and a certificate.

Trainee Refresher Mental Health First Aid
Online MHFA Refresher

The course gives participants an opportunity to refresh the knowledge and skills learnt during your initial training. In the mental health space, we suggest a constant refresh of knowledge as significant changes can take place often, which can greatly impact the way you help others around you. 

Our MHFA Refresher Course will help you:

  • Gain an understanding of the latest research conducted in the mental health field
  • Refresh your knowledge of which organisations are best to contact based on the specific demographics of individuals in need
  • Learn what to do when someone is feeling emotionally distressed or suicidal – we focus on the 3 actions you can take in such scenarios
  • Work through written examples of complex mental health first aid scenarios, and
  • Practice your Mental Health First Aid skills in real-life-based situations

The Mental Health First Aid Refresher Course is a 6-hour course delivered online via a group video call. This means that you can take it conveniently from the location of your choice. 

All our teaching staff are mental health professionals that hold multiple qualifications and are personally experienced with delivering Mental Health First Aid to someone in need. We specifically train all our teachers to ensure that the information you learn in our MHFA Refresher Course is based on quality knowledge and a high level of experience.

*Please note that the MHFA Refresher can only be completed if you have taken the MHFA Course or Youth MHFA course previously.

Trainee  Mental Health First Aid Refresher

Learn what’s changed

You’ll learn what’s changed in Mental Health First Aid since you did your initial course.

Refresh your skills

Brush up your skills in providing Mental Health First Aid.

Practice makes perfect

You’ll get to practice applying ALGEE to a range of scenarios.

Convenient

You can take part in this course form anywhere across Australia, totally online.

What is covered in the Mental Health First Aid Refresher course?

The course gives participants an opportunity to refresh the knowledge and skills learnt during your initial training. In the mental health space, we suggest a constant refresh of knowledge as significant changes can take place often, which can greatly impact the way you help others around you.

Our MHFA Refresher Course will help you:

  • Gain an understanding of the latest research conducted in the mental health field
  • Refresh your knowledge of which organisations are best to contact based on the specific demographics of individuals in need
  • Learn what to do when someone is feeling emotionally distressed or suicidal – we focus on the 3 actions you can take in such scenarios
  • Work through written examples of complex mental health first aid scenarios, and
  • Practice your Mental Health First Aid skills in real-life-based situations
Trainees Interacting MHFA Refresher

What our clients say about this course

I feel so comfortable now with providing mental health first aid to anyone in need.

Great course. Everyone should do it!

Nick knew his subject, dealt well with Zoom and facilitated the group really skilfully. He was considerate supportive and upbeat.

This course has brought about a personal passion and has highlighted the importance for mental health first aid. I believe it should be a standard requirement for all workplaces.

I now feel confident to have conversations rather than just observe people’s behaviour.

It is important to do to not only improve your understanding of mental health, but to give you the confidence to act in a mental health emergency

Nick created a safe and engaging learning environment from the beginning, he was clear, articulate, relatable with a wealth of knowledge and a joy to listen to.

Course Format

The Mental Health First Aid Refresher Course is a 6-hour course delivered online via a group video call. This means that you can take it conveniently from the location of your choice. 

You’ll join us for two, 3 hour live web-based sessions with our accredited and highly acclaimed facilitator, Nick McEwan-Hall.

All our teaching staff are mental health professionals that hold multiple qualifications and are personally experienced with delivering Mental Health First Aid to someone in need. We specifically train all our teachers to ensure that the information you learn in our MHFA Refresher Course is based on quality knowledge and a high level of experience.

Who can attend this course?

This course is open to anyone who has completed their initial Standard MHFA Course, or Workplace course.

We can help you check your eligibility, just get in touch with us.

Accreditation

After completing your program with us, you’ll complete a short assessment. From there, you’ll be reaccredited as a Mental Health First Aider for a further 3 years.

How much do you know about mental health?

Why you should complete your MHFA Refresher Course?

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The Importance of Having A Mental Health First Aid Overview

Learning Mental Health First Aid is just as important as learning physical first aid – and just as easy!

Not sure if this course is right for you?

Download our course prospectus, or book a time for a free chat.  We’ll help you decide on the best course for you. 

Upcoming Course Dates

2024 Course Dates

February 16th, 9:30am – 3pm Melbourne time (single day course)

June 21st, 9:30am – 3pm Melbourne time (single day course)

October 25th, 9:30am – 3pm Melbourne time (single day course)

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Founder TMHC Nick McEwan-Hall

Your Facilitator

We know that a great course is made even better by a fantastic facilitator!

Our Founder, Nick McEwan-Hall, facilitates our Mental Health First Aid courses for us. You may have seen Nick present at conferences, workshops and webinars.

If you have, you’ll know Nick is a great facilitator who knows how to bring learning to life. Nick is as passionate about good facilitation as he is about the content.

Participants in our courses rate Nick a 9.7 out of 10 for his facilitation skills. We’re sure you’ll find Nick creative, engaging, knowledgeable, caring and fun!

Enrol now. Learn the skills. Save a life.