Training calendar for mental health courses

As a direct result of the impact that COVID-19 has had on face to face gatherings, SA Mental Health Training Centre (SAMHTC) has now increased its to online live video streaming. For more information, see the following pages:

MHFA = Cost of $150 per person applies to non-SA Health employees.

February 2021

February 2021 mental health training calendar
Date Course Time Program status
16 Risk Assessment 0900 to 1230
16 Problem Gambling 1300 to 1620
17 Introduction to CBT (Part 2) 1300 to 1620
23 Solution Focused (Brief) Therapy (Part 2) 0900 to 1230
24 Motivational Interviewing 1300 to 1620
25 MH First Aid Refresher. Face to Face only – limited places 0900 to 1230

March 2021

March 2021 mental health training calendar
Date Course Time Program Status
2 Engaging with Challenging Clients 0900 to 1230
2 Authorised Officer Support Session 1300 to 1620
4 Get Your ACT Together 0900 to 1230
11 Creating a Therapeutic Alliance 1300 to 1620
15 Mental State Examination 1300 to 1620
23 Problem Gambling 1300 to 1620
25 Introduction to CBT (Part 1) 0900 to 1230
29 Solution Focused (Brief) Therapy (Part 1) 1300 to 1620
30 Applying ACT for Anxiety & Depression 0900 to 1230
31 Engaging with Challenging Clients 1300 to 1620

April 2021

April 2021 mental health training calendar
Date Course Time Program Status
1 MH First Aid Refresher. Face to Face only – limited places 0900 to 1230
1 Mental Health Act overview session 1300 to 1620
6 Trauma Informed Care (Clinical Aspects) 1300 to 1620
7 Introduction to CBT (Part 2) 0900 to 1230
8 Motivational Interviewing 1300 to 1620
13 Get Your ACT Together 0900 to 1230
14 Mental State Examination 0900 to 1230
28 Solution Focused (Brief) Therapy (Part 2) 0900 to 1230
28 Motivational Interviewing 1300 to 1620
29 MH First Aid Refresher. Face to Face only – limited places 0900 to 1230

May 2021

May 2021 training calendar
Date Course Time Program Status
3 Risk Assessment 0900 to 1230
6 Engaging with Challenging Clients 0900 to 1230
11 Mental Health Act overview session 0900 to 1230
12 Introduction to CBT (Part 1) 0900 to 1230
17 Trauma Informed Care (Org Aspects) 1300 to 1620
18 Applying ACT for Anxiety & Depression 0900 to 1230
19 Solution Focused (Brief) Therapy (Part 1) 0900 to 1230
25 Creating a Therapeutic Alliance 0900 to 1230
26 Get Your ACT Together 1300 to 1620
27 Problem Gambling 1300 to 1620
31 MH First Aid Refresher. Face to Face only – limited places 1300 to 1620

June 2021

June 2021 mental health training calendar
Date Course Time Program Status
1 Authorised Officer Support Session 1300 to 1620
7 Trauma Informed Care (Clinical Aspects) 1300 to 1620
8 Risk Assessment 0900 to 1230
17 Introduction to CBT (Part 2) 0900 to 1230
22 Mental State Examination 1300 to 1620
23 MH First Aid Refresher. Face to Face only – limited places 0900 to 1230
24 Motivational Interviewing 0900 to 1230
24 Solution Focused (Brief) Therapy (Part 2) 1300 to 1620
28 Applying ACT for Anxiety and Depression 1300 to 1620
29 Problem Gambling 1300 to 1620
30 Engaging with Challenging Clients 0900 to 1230

July 2021

June 2021
Date Course Time Location Program
2 Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid - Face to Face only 0900 to 1630 QEH Level 2 Room 2
3 Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid - Face to Face only  0900 to 1630 QEH Level 2 Room 2

August 2021

August 2021
Date Course Time Program
2 Get Your ACT Together 1300 to 1620
3 Risk Assessment 0900 to 1230
4 Introduction to CBT (Part 1) 1300 to 1620
5 Motivational Interviewing 0900 to 1230
10 Authorised Officer Support Session 1300 to 1620
11 Phase of Care Adult/Older Persons/CAMHS 0900 to 1230
16 Solution Focused (Brief) Therapy (Part 2) 1300 to 1620
18 Applying ACT for Anxiety & Depression 1300 to 1620
19 Trauma Informed Care (Clinical Aspects) 0900 to 1230
23 Engaging Clients who display challenging behaviours 1300 to 1620
24 From a glass half empty to one that's half full 1300 to 1620
25 Introduction to CBT (Part 2) 0900 to 1230
26 NOCC - Adult /Older persons 1300 to 1620
30 Risk Assessment 1300 to 1620

September 2021

September 2021
Date Course Time Location Program
2 Motivational Interviewing 0900 to 1230

7 Supportive Leadership Face to Face only - limited places 3 Butler Drive Hendon 0900 to 1630

8 Mental State Examination 0900 to 1230

8 CBT for Behavioural Addictions 1300 to 1620

9 Creating a Therapeutic Alliance 1300 to 1620

13 Trauma Informed Care (Org Aspects) 1300 to 1620

14 Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid Face to Face only 0900 to 1630 NALHN GP Plus Elizabeth
15 Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid Face to Face only 0900 to 1630 NALHN GP Plus Elizabeth
16 Solution Focused (Brief) Therapy (Part 1) 0900 to 1230

20 Get Your ACT Together 1300 to 1620

21 Phase of Care Adult/Older Persons/CAMHS 0900 to 1230

22 Mental Health Act Overview 0900 to 1230

October 2021

October 2021
Date Course Time Location Program
12 Solution Focused (Brief) Therapy (Part 2) 1300 to 1620

13 Supportive Leadership Face to Face only 0900 to 1630 3 Butler Dve Hendon
14 Trauma Informed Care (Clinical Aspects) 1300 to 1620

18 Applying ACT for Anxiety & Depression 1300 to 1620

19 Mental Health First Aid - Face to Face only 0900 to 1630 3 Butler Dve Hendon
20 Mental Health First Aid - Face to Face only 0900 to 1630 3 Butler Dve Hendon
21 CBT for Behavioural Addictions 1300 to 1620

27 Introduction to CBT (Part 2) 1300 to 1620

28 Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid Face to Face only 0900 to 1630 Port Augusta Hospital
29 Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid - Face to Face only 0900 to 1630 Port Augusta Hospital

November 2021

November 2021
Date Course Time Location Program
2 Motivational Interviewing 1300 to 1620

3 Mental Health First Aid Refresher Face to Face only 0900 to 1630 3 Butler Dve Hendon
4 Get Your ACT Together 1300 to 1620

8 Creating a Therapeutic Alliance 1300 to 1620

9 Trauma Informed Care (Org Aspects) 0900 to 1230

10 NOCC - CAMHS 0900 to 1230

15 Applying ACT for Anxiety & Depression 1300 to 1620

16 Mental State Examination 1300 to 1620

22 Introduction to CBT (Part 1) 1300 to 1620

24 Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid - Face to Face only - limited places QEH Level 2 Room 2 0900 to 1630

25 Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid - Face to Face only 0900 to 1630 QEH Level 2 Room 2
25 Authorised Officer Support Session 1300 to 1620

30 NOCC - Adult /Older persons 0900 to 1230

December 2021

December 2021
Date Course Time Program
1 Introduction to CBT (Part 2) 0900 to 1230
1 CBT for Behavioural Addictions 1300 to 1620
2 Trauma Informed Care (Clinical Aspects) 1300 to 1620
6 Trauma Informed Care (Org Aspects) 1300 to 1620
7 Engaging Clients who display challenging behaviours 0900 to 1230
7 Phase of Care Adult/Older Persons/CAMHS 1300 to 1620

Contact us

Email: HealthMentalHealthLearning@sa.gov.au