Through ALPMA you can now access Mental Health First Aid Australia’s (MHFA) blended MHFA training course that has been tailored to legal workplaces. This course is a combination of an online (eLearning) component and a 4/5-hour face-to-face training session that teaches managers, supervisors and individuals how to assist a co-worker who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
Within the general community there is a high prevalence of mental illness with 1 in 5 people suffering in the workplace however, there is an even higher incidence in the legal workplace with 1 in 3 lawyers, at any one stage, suffering depression, high anxiety and stress.
Early recognition of signs and symptoms can lead to a return to usual performance quickly and can alleviate the problems worsening.
It’s important that you do, but it is equally as important that multiple people within your firm know how to assist too. MHFA Training should be encouraged across seniority, departments and genders to ensure diversity of support.
Developing mental health problems:
Mental health crises:
1. Register for one of the F2F training timeslots at the ALPMA Summit. Other timeslots may open depending on the level of interest received.
2. Complete the online training course prior to attending the F2F training. Access to the online training materials will be provided after registration for your preferred F2F workshop.
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ALPMA Members: $255/pp
ALPMA Non-Members: $299/pp
ALPMA Partners: $299/pp
Normal retail price for this blended course is approx. $350+/pp
ALPMA will be offering Face to Face training in other states in the coming months and aims to have 20% of our members qualified as Mental Health First Aiders by the end of 2020. Minimum numbers are required for each F2F training session, so to help us to co-ordinate these sessions please register your interest within your state. Firm training and corporate rates are also available.
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