Recently SLSSA added Mental Health First Aid to its suite of delivered courses.
The course is designed for participants to learn skills and gain confidence to assist fellow members, the public. family and co-workers experiencing mental health problems. Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until the appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves.
Although there is not a Surf Award attached to this training it gives participants a useful and relevant extension to their current First Aid skills and knowledge.
The 12 hour course is provided by private providers for $250 however SLSSA is pleased to advertise an Introductory offer of $50 for members and $100 for non-members. ( $80 Members / $130 Non- members after July 30) This includes a Mental Health First Aid Manual and certification by Mental Health First Aid Australia.
8th – 9th July 9am – 3pm each day
15th – 16th July 9am – 3pm each day
Venue: Surf Life Saving SA
2 Barcoo Road
For any queries please contact Gareth Morgan (Gareth.firstname.lastname@example.org) or 8354 6900