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Deadly Mental Health

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Carbal Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research (CIHR)

Deadly Mental Health Skills Training (MHST)

Carbal’s MHST is a 6-hour course with the aim of training General Practitioners and health professionals on providing culturally-appropriate mental health care to First Nation patients and clients, with a focus on Interpersonal Therapy and substance misuse.

This training is accredited by GPMHSC with 40 RACGP CPD points and 9 ACRRM points awarded upon completion.

Deadly MHST can be delivered as a face-to-face program or as an online eLearning course.

About the Course:

Deadly MHST consists of:

  • One Core module (3 hour duration) including: Overview of Culture, Culturally-Appropriate Care and Communication Skills.
  • One Clinical Enhancement module (4 hour duration): Consumer, Carer’s Perspective, Substance Use Parts 1 and 2, Summary of MHST and role-plays.
In accordance with the GPMHSC Mental Health Training Standards 2017-19, Carbal’s Deadly MHST is aimed at providing you with “the specific knowledge, abilities, skills and attitudes required to access, manage and provide ongoing mental healthcare in general practice…through preparing high quality General Practitioner Mental Health Treatment Plans (GPMHTPs)”.
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Course Topics:

Mental Health In A&TSI Culture

Mental Health in A&TSI Culture

Culturally-Appropriate Care and Communication Skills

Culturally-Appropriate Care and Communication Skills

Consumer and Carer Perspective

Consumer and Carer Perspective

Developing a Mental Health Treatment Plan

Developing a Mental Health Treatment Plan

Types of Substance Abuse

Types of Substance Abuse

Course Fees:

Deadly MHST can be delivered as a face-to-face program within a group workshop or as an online eLearning course for individuals.

Face-to-Face Course Delivery Fee
Online eLearning Course Delivery Fee

Carbal’s Deadly MHST is accredited by GPMHSC with RCAGP and ACRRM, with 40 RACGP CPD points and 9 ACRRM points.

Non-GP’s get 7 hours active learning for CPD evidence.

MHST is required for GP’s to become eligible to take the next level of mental health training (Focused Psychological Skills Training) which also has its own set of MBS item numbers to claim.

Dr Hume Rendle-Short, Course Presenter | Carbal Deadly MHST

Course Presenter – Dr Hume Rendle-Short

Upon completion, GP’s can be eligible to claim MBS item numbers:

Item 2715

Professional attendance by a general practitioner (including a general practitioner who has undertaken mental health skills training of at least 20 minutes but less than 40 minutes in duration for the preparation of a GP mental health treatment plan for a patient

Item 2717

Professional attendance by a general practitioner (including a general practitioner who has undertaken mental health skills training) of at least 40 minutes in duration for the preparation of a GP mental health treatment plan for a patient.

Participant Testimonials

"I truly appreciated this course and all the participants. Thank you. Oh and Charlie was great.

Deadly!"

"This course provided great insight on drug usage, it’s effect on individuals and community.

Very informative."

"A great training day. Lots of new information to work with.

Great presenters!"

"A whole hearted 'thank you' to Ebony and Wayne for sharing their personal stories who both showed strength for coming back from adversity.

Thank you for the handouts, if I have to take notes, I often miss some of the presentation. Also good to refer to and share with colleagues."

Sign up for Deadly MHST:

Are you interested in booking you or your team into Carbal’s Deadly MHST course?

For all bookings and registration enquiries, please phone Carbal’s Education and Marketing Coordinator on 0436 852 078 during 8:30AM to 4:30PM, Monday to Friday or submit an online enquiry now.

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