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 illness.


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