PROGRAMS FOR ORGANISATIONS
Harmony Place offers a range of training options that have a specialist focus on
Mental Health and Cultural competency topics.
Mental Health First Aid Courses
Harmony Place has staff that are qualified Mental Health First Aid Australia (MHFA) instructors. The MHFA Course can be offered to internal
staff, external organisations, and community leaders. Participants of the course increase their knowledge of common mental health problems
(including depression, anxiety, psychosis, and substance use problems). mental health crisis situations, and how to implement appropriate
mental health support when needed.
Cross Cultural Training
Harmony Place has a training package developed that increases mainstream agencies understanding of cross culture practise, with a special
emphasis on mental health. Topics include: migration, acculturation and identity ; values, the sense of self and emotions across cultures:
communicating effectively across cultures: and understanding beliefs across cultures and negotiating alternative explanatory models of mental