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Recognise

Recognise the warning signs of common mental health issues in friends, family or co-workers.
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Support

Gain the skills and knowledge to have a safe, supportive conversation about mental health.
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Respond

Know how to respond to a range of mental health crises situations at home or in the workplace.
Dan McCarthy Mental Health First Aid Graduate

“The facilities and resources at genU Training are fantastic. The way the course was laid out made it easy to understand. Our trainer was awesome. I could happily have done a longer version of the course simply because of the way it was delivered.”

Dan McCarthy, Mental Health First Aid graduate

What will you learn?

You’ll learn about mental health issues that develop over time and mental health crises:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks and traumatic events
  • Effects of drug or alcohol use
  • Psychotic states and aggressive behaviours

Why study with us?

  • Our mental health short course is based on the latest research and best practices in mental health support.
  • You’ll learn from experienced mental health first aid trainers that are accredited by Mental Health First Aid Australia.
  • We use real-life scenarios to build confidence in handling mental health challenges.
  • Engage in group discussions and activities that make the learning experience both insightful and enjoyable.
  • Mental health training is relevant to parents and caregivers, teachers and school staff, health and community service professionals, and community and workplace leaders.

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Mental Health First Aid

Study face to face in a classroom setting over two days in Geelong, Ballarat or Warrnambool.
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Community Mental Health First Aid

Study remotely over two days using a blend of instructor led virtual training and self-paced eLearning.
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Workplace Mental Health First Aid

Designed for workplaces that require more flexible delivery – study using a blend of eLearning and face to face training or remote virtual training.
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Conflict Management and Personal Safety Training

Learn how to adeptly handle conflicts and diffuse potential crises through assertive communication, active listening, and empathetic understanding.
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