Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Accredited Courses

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Empower yourself to support young people in mental health crises and challenges. Join our free, accredited Youth Mental Health First Aid courses, designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to help adolescents experiencing mental health problems. Our comprehensive courses are offered in various formats, including two-day in-person workshops and blended learning options with online modules followed by a day of in-person training. Find a session that suits your schedule and location:

Campaspe Shire Council is subsidising the cost of this course (normally up to $350 per person) thanks to the Victoria State government ‘Engage Funding’ and by the State of Victoria through Emergency Recovery Victoria’s Recovery Hub Program in response to the October 2022 flood event.

For more information about the course, visit Mental Health First Aid Australia's website.

In-person Workshops - Echuca 

Spend two days learning crucial mental health first aid strategies in a supportive environment. Workshops will be from 9am – 5pm both days with a catered lunch.

Echuca

9am - 5pm, Thursday and Friday, 20 and 21 June - SESSION FULLY BOOKED
Echuca Aerodrome, Cessna Court, Echuca, VIC 3564

OR

9am - 5pm, Saturday and Sunday, 22 and 23 June
Echuca Council Function Centre, 2 Heygarth Street, Echuca, VIC 3564

Blended Learning (Online and in-person) - Kyabram and Rushworth

This blended format begins with a comprehensive self paced online module completed in your own time (5 - 7 hours), capped off by a day of practical, in-person training from 9am - 5pm with a catered lunch. Please contact Council's Youth Community Development Officer if you need assistance accessing the internet and a computer to complete the online module.  Registrations for the blended sessions close 5pm Thursday, 14 June. Details of the two available sessions are below.

Kyabram
Online module followed by in-person session
9am - 5pm, Saturday, 29 June
Location to be confirmed at a later date. 

Rushworth
Online module followed by in-person session
9am - 5pm, Sunday, 30 June
Rushworth Service Centre and Library, 33 High Street Rushworth, VIC 3612

Register Now!

Don't miss the chance to become a certified Youth Mental Health First Aider for free. Whether you're a teacher, parent, or someone who works closely with young people, these courses will provide you with valuable skills to make a difference. Secure your spot today and join a community committed to supporting youth mental health.

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Together, we can create a safer, more supportive environment for our youth. For more information contact Council's Community Youth Development Officer on 1300 666 535 or [email protected].

Campaspe Shire's Community Recovery Hub is jointly funded by the Australian and Victorian Governments.