Fees: $253. Enrol with Swinburne and pay $165 for the live online course component. You will receive confirmation and details of how to access Mental Health First Aid Australia to register and pay $88, and, complete the prerequisite course component through MHFAA.
Location - Live instructor-led online sessions, blended eLearning activities and online assessment.
September Intake – 14 and 21 September (6-8:30pm)
October Intake – 12 and 19 October (6-8:30pm)
November Intake – 9 and 16 November (6-8:30pm)
December Intake – 7 and 14 December (6-8:30pm)
Anita's professional and real life experiences bring vibrancy to her training sessions, ensuring you leave well informed and enlivened. She is an engaging presenter who has been recognized for her strong communication skills. As an experienced motivational speaker she is able to adapt her communication style to reflect the needs of any audience.
Anita has a strong commitment to see change in the areas of family violence and mental health. She works as a Trainer and Assessor in the Certificate IV Mental Health at Swinburne, and is currently trained in the NDIS to help support better understanding of psychosocial disabilities.
She holds a Bachelor Behavioural Studies (Psychology), as well as Diplomas in Counselling and Youth Work. Her work history includes ten years in wellbeing studies within the public education system, and after working within a women’s refuge for five years she is now a Board Member.
Andrew is a Master Instructor in Mental Health First Aid, having delivered over 100 programs to students, organisations, workplaces, and the general public.
He has many years’ experience as a crisis telephone counsellor, teacher, mental health worker, peer educator in mental health and support group leader.
He brings to his sessions not only extensive study in multiple areas of psychology and other sciences, but also lived experience, and the knowledge of how to use it. Expect an enjoyable educational experience, covering content that can be heavy at times, also marked by appropriate lighter moments, as part of Andrew’s natural warm and engaging teaching style.