Learn about Mental Health First Aid and how it can benefit your workplace.

MIFWA’s Mental Health First Aid Engaging Leaders course will help leaders, decision makers and influencers understand the benefits that MHFA can offer in helping to create mentally healthy workplaces.

This course contains information about how leaders can support their employees who may be experiencing mental health challenges.

Information in this course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health challenges and professionals in workplace wellbeing.

Note: This course does not teach the skills of providing mental health first aid, and there is no certificate for attendance. It should be viewed as an information session only.

What is the format?
This is a 90-minute session (presentation style).

Why attend an MHFA course?
Evaluations consistently show that MHFA training is associated with improved knowledge of mental health challenges, their treatments and appropriate first aid strategies, and confidence in providing first aid to individuals with mental health challenges. It is also associated with decreased stigma and an increase in help provided.

What will you learn?

  • An understanding of mental health problems in the workplace.
  • How to recognise the signs in an employee who may be experiencing mental health challenges.
  • How Mental Health First Aid can help in the workplace.

Who can attend this course?
This course is best suited to leaders, decision makers, and influencers within organisations.

How do I express my interest?
Contact our training manager at training@mifwa.org.au