MH-Aware

See how to recognise, respond and refer when working with someone who may have mental health concerns.


MH-Aware is a mental health awareness training program designed to enable participants to recognise, respond and refer when working with someone who may have a mental health problem. There is also a module on self-care to ensure that participants take responsibility for their own well-being. Topics covered include:


Recognise:

  • What is mental illness?
  • Impact and prevalence of mental illness in Australia
  • Experiences of people with mental illness
  • Treatments for mental illness
  • Recovery

Respond:

  • Interacting with people with mental illness
  • Appropriate language and terminology
  • How to listen and support including the skills of:
  • Active listening
  • Summarising
  • Open and closed questioning
  • Check safety, including asking about suicide.

Refer:

  • Appropriate referrals
  • How to make a referral.

Self-care:

  • Tips and tools for self-care.

The training is delivered by qualified, experienced Lifeline trainers. Participants receive a Statement of Attendance at completion of the course.

How it works

Format: Blended training model comprising two hours e-learning, and four-hour face-to-face session with a qualified Lifeline trainer. The course will be tailored to the specific needs of participants.


Resources: Participant workbook, e-learning.


Outcome: Participants are equipped to recognise, respond and refer when working with someone who may have mental health issue, and to check their safety.

Lifeline Corporate Training

We offer a range of courses to improve the mental health and wellbeing of your people, which in turn can help create a more productive, cost-effective and responsible workplace.

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