Resilience First Aid Starter Training - RFAST

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Course Description

2-hour Connected Resilience training to build mental wellness in groups

Delve into the evolving world of mental health prevention and learn how to create a supportive environment through psychosocial hazard awareness.

Join us to unlock your potential in promoting resilience and embark on a journey of personal growth and empowerment for the betterment of your community, workplace, and personal life.

RFAST Training Outcomes

By participating in RFAST’s workshop, you will:

  • Develop an appreciation for mental health prevention strategies
  • Gain awareness of psychosocial hazards and their impact
  • Understand the significance of supporting resilience in others
  • Enhance your ability to recognise when someone needs resilience support
  • Identify your strengths and create a resilience action plan

RFAST is a useful course to complete for those interested in progressing on to the accredited 2-day Resilience First Aid Responder course.

Included in RFAST

  • 2 Hours of Training – You can complete the interactive live training either online or face to face
  • RFAST Participant Workbook – Summary of the workshop content, space for notes, plus your own Active Strength analysis and personal Resilience Action Plan
  • Completion Certificate – Useful as evidence of ongoing professional development marking 2 hours of attended training

RFAST Curriculum Overview

The RFAST workshop covers the following topics:

  • The evolution of mental health towards prevention, emerging trends in therapies, and new approaches
  • The importance of psychosocial hazard awareness and your role in promoting a healthy environment
  • The concept of Connected Resilience and strategies for cultivating it
  • The six resilience domains, including their highs, lows, and risk factor awareness
  • Identifying your unique strengths and creating a tailored resilience action plan

The scientific basis of the RFAST course is the Predictive 6 Factor Resilience Model, and includes training on concepts of Psychosocial Hazards from Australia’s legislation for organisation.

Is RFAST For You?

RFAST is designed to benefit a diverse range of individuals and professionals who are interested in fostering resilience and promoting mental well-being in their communities, workplaces, or personal lives. The target audience includes many professions and individuals from all walks of life.

Educators and school staff

Teachers, counsellors, administrators, and support staff seeking to create a supportive environment for students and colleagues

Human resources and management personnel

Managers, supervisors, and HR professionals aiming to cultivate a healthy work environment and support employee well-being

Parents and caregivers

Those responsible for the care and well-being of children or other family members who want to foster resilience in their loved ones

Mental health advocates

Anyone passionate about mental health awareness, prevention, self-improvement, and personal growth

Healthcare professionals

Doctors, nurses, therapists, and other healthcare providers looking to incorporate resilience-building strategies into their practice

Community leaders and organisers

Individuals involved in community development, social work, or non-profit organisations working towards community resilience and mental health support

Public safety personnel

First responders, law enforcement, and emergency management professionals who deal with high-stress situations and require high resilience

Associations and professional bodies

Useful as a broad awareness training course to raise skills for professional development