Men's health week - free youth mental health first aid training

Sun 19 June 2022
8:45 am 4:45 pm
Hawthorn Arts Centre

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
06/19/2022 8:45 am 06/19/2022 4:45 pm Men's health week - free youth mental health first aid training Our commitment The City of Boroondara is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the community. To recognise Men’s Health Week (13 to 19 June), Council is partnering with The Fathering Project to offer the opportunity for members of the community, over the age of 18, to participate in Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) training.     Our course The course is perfect for parents, grandparents, carers, and anyone involved in programs with children and young people. Our course would benefit those who want to help young people experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis. Your support will help a young person until they can get professional help or their crisis is resolved. You will learn how to: recognise the warning signs of mental health problems in young people provide the skills needed to speak openly and accurately about mental health respond in a crisis situation, reduce stigma and increase support for young people. To take part in our free YMHFA training course, you must complete 4 to 6 hours of self-paced online learning prior to attending the face to face group session on Sunday 19 June. You need to register to attend this event.   , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

Our commitment

The City of Boroondara is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the community. To recognise Men’s Health Week (13 to 19 June), Council is partnering with The Fathering Project to offer the opportunity for members of the community, over the age of 18, to participate in Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) training.    

Our course

The course is perfect for parents, grandparents, carers, and anyone involved in programs with children and young people.

Our course would benefit those who want to help young people experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis. Your support will help a young person until they can get professional help or their crisis is resolved.

You will learn how to:

  • recognise the warning signs of mental health problems in young people
  • provide the skills needed to speak openly and accurately about mental health
  • respond in a crisis situation, reduce stigma and increase support for young people.

To take part in our free YMHFA training course, you must complete 4 to 6 hours of self-paced online learning prior to attending the face to face group session on Sunday 19 June.

You need to register to attend this event.
 

Contact
Sangita Parsot, Project Support Officer
Category
Talks & interest groups