Mental Health First Aid for Fitness Trainers
Understand the first response when encountering a person with a mental health problem, or experiencing a traumatic event or crisis with this online course by CQUniversity.
Who is the course for?
This course is for fitness professionals. It will ensure that they are equipped to deal with the mental health issues that exercise and fitness training can present. It will enable trainers to understand and react to trauma and mental health concerns in their clients.
If you want to further your subject knowledge, you may be interested in these related courses, from the same provider, that share the same overall learning outcomes:
Personal Trainer’s Toolkit: Client Onboarding and Fitness Testing
Personal Trainer’s Toolkit: Build an Outdoor Fitness Business
Personal Trainer’s Toolkit: Providing Nutritional Advice to Your Clients
Personal Trainer’s Toolkit: Developing Fitness Programs for Older People
Personal Trainer’s Toolkit: Build a Health and Fitness Business Network
Personal Trainer’s Toolkit: Workplace Health and Safety in a Fitness Setting
Personal Trainer’s Toolkit: Building a Fitness Community, Client Retention for Trainers
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explain the incidence and causes of mental health conditions in Australia.
Describe the appropriate response strategies recommended as a first responder when managing a person in crisis.
Explain methods of managing the person once a crisis has desescalated.
Discuss why professional help is recommended and list referral pathways in Australia.