The course teaches participants about the signs and symptoms of mental health literacy and provides practical skills needed to support someone experiencing a mental health problem, or in a mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. It informs participants the types of help and supports available and how to help someone access the support they need using a practical, evidence based action plan.
Self paced eLearning modules - 5 to 7 hours to complete
Participants must allow for adequate time to complete the 5-7 hours eLearning component prior and notify the trainer prior by the due date prior to the 1st scheduled interactive Zoom session.
Instructor led video conferencing sessions - 2 x 2.5 hours
Total CPD hours 12 scientific
Registration closes - Monday 2nd October 2023
eLearning materials distributed - Monday 9th October 2023
eLearning must be completed by - Monday 23rd October 2023
Zoom links sent to participants - Wednesday 1st November 2023
1st Online Zoom session - Saturday 4th November
2nd Online Zoom session - Saturday 18th November
Webinar Times - Saturday 4th & 18th November 2023:
NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS - 2:00pm - 4:30pm
SA - 1:30 pm - 4:00pm
QLD - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
NT - 12:30 pm - 3:00pm
WA - 11:00pm - 1:30pm
Presented by: Dr Roisin McGrath
DipDh, DipDT, GC-INTLHL GCUT MPH PhD, MHFA Licensed Instructor
Roisin has worked in the oral health field for over 30 years. She currently works part-time at the University of Melbourne as a Lecturer in Oral Health and is also employed by Dental Health Services Victoria as the Manager of the Dental Teaching Clinic at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne.
She has qualifications in dental assisting, dental hygiene and dental therapy. She also has a Graduate Certificate in International Health, a Master of Public Health (Sexual Health) and a PhD in oral health promotion.
Never one to stop learning, Roisin has recently enrolled in a Graduate Certificate in University Teaching. She is also an accredited Mental Health First Aid instructor and delivers MHFA training to dental practitioners. Roisin is a passionate advocate for the oral health professions and has been actively involved in the Dental Hygienists Association of Australia for many years.
Registration is only open to DHAA Members at a cost of $150