Education paves the way for improved outcomes

Many of our training courses and workshops are unique, as they are delivered by trained facilitators with their own lived experience of mental illness, including carers and family members. Our training helps you to learn about mental illness and recovery, drawing from the expertise of people who have been there.

Mental Health First Aid Courses

Whilst people often know a lot about common physical health problems, ignorance of mental health is prevalent. Regular first aid courses are widespread, however most of these courses do not address helping with mental health problems. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training aims to fill this gap.

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Workshops

We offer many unique workshops delivered by trained facilitators with their own lived experience of mental illness. They're often carers and family members. This means our training helps you to learn about mental illness and recovery, drawing from the expertise of the people who have been there.

Workshops include:

- Improving communication
- Working with families, friends and carers.
- Understanding the NDIS

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Customised Training

We can customise short courses and workshops to your needs, including:

- Understanding Mental Health
- Working with Families and Carers
- Suicide Awareness

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Suicide Prevention & Intervention Training

MIFWA has qualified trainers who regularly present:

- ASIST, where you learn to apply a suicide intervention model.
- safeTALK, a half-day alertness workshop that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to be a suicide alert helper.
- Conversations About Suicide

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Regional Training

Working in partnership with CBH Group over the next three years, we are providing training and workshops to support people, their families and carers, as well as custom-designed mental wellbeing training for young people in schools aged 13 – 19 living in grain growing regions of WA.

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