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Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace

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Course Description

MHFA in the Workplace [Closed group for the Dental Profession]

Join this online MHFA for the Workplace course where together with other dentists, practice managers and dental professionals you will learn how to use an evidence based framework to  support a colleague in your practice who may be struggling with their mental health.

What’s the Blended Online MHFA in the Workplace Course?

The Blended Online MHFA in the Workplace Course has been adapted from the Standard MHFA course for adults into a 100% online format consisting of two parts:

Part 1 – Self-paced interactive eLearning (approx. 5-6 hours)

The eLearning course component presents an overview of mental health problems and mental health crises:

Mental illnesses: depression, anxiety, substance use disorders and psychosis.

Mental health crises: suicidal thoughts and behaviours, non-suicidal self-injury, traumatic events and aggressive behaviours.

Part 2 – Instructor-led webinars delivered via Zoom (2 x 2.5h hours) on 18th & 19th April from 9.30am to 12pm AEST.

An opportunity to revise content covered in the self-paced eLearning program and to consolidate the application of this content with the development of practical skills in a group environment.

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