Youth Mental Health First Aid (Scotch College and Presbyterian Ladies' College only)

PL # 11726

  • Starting from 22 Mar 2018 till 23 Mar 2018
  • Cancellation permitted until 19 Mar 2018
  • Event registrations closed on 20 Mar 2018

Delivery Format :

Event registration is Closed


This 14 hour course teaches adults how to assist adolescents who are experiencing a mental health crisis or developing a mental health problem.

The course is suitable for adults working with adolescents (those aged between 12 and 18 years), however, it can also be relevant for those helping people who are a little younger or older.

Course Content

Participants will learn about adolescent development and the signs and symptoms of these mental health problems, where and how to get help and what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective.


Paul Russell (AISWA Staff)

Senior Consultant Engagement And Wellbeing, Educational Psychologist

Paul Russell <span>(AISWA Staff)</span>

Dr. Paul Russell is the Senior Consultant Wellbeing and Engagement for the AISWA School Psychology Service. He is an endorsed Educational & Developmental Psychologist and Clinical Psychologist Regsitrar, an AHPRA approved supervisor, and has worked as a psychologist in Catholic, Independent and Government schools, in clinical practice, as a consultant and for Dyslexia-Speld Foundation, as well as having worked as a secondary teacher and in the tertiary sector. He has also worked in Defence and has been awarded the Australian Service Medal and Defence Long Service Medal. Paul has completed post-graduate study at Charles Sturt University, the University of Newcastle and the Australian Catholic University, as well as recently having completed study in Positive Education at Melbourne University and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at California Southern University. He has published a number of journal articles ranging in topics from values education to the false consensus effect. 

Dana De Bunnetat (AISWA Staff)


Dana De Bunnetat <span>(AISWA Staff)</span>

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Event Segment

Date / Time

22 Mar 2018 Starts: 08:30 Finishes: 16:30

Delivery Format : In Person

Scotch College

PL Hours : 7.00

Day 2

Date / Time

23 Mar 2018 Starts: 08:30 Finishes: 16:30

Delivery Format : In Person

Scotch College

PL Hours : 7.00

Course Number


Learning Area

  • Psychology + Wellbeing

School Area

  • Secondary (7-10)
  • Senior Secondary (11 - 12)
  • Leadership

Event Contact

AITSL Standards