CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Managing Actual & Potential Aggression (MAPA) Training - Glenside Health Services

Managing Actual & Potential Aggression (MAPA) Training (Practical Assessment) - Glenside Health Services

Suitable for Mental Health Clinical Program Staff 

There will be two sessions per day, 0800-1200 and 1300 - 1700.  Attendance is only required at one session.  Please nominate "AM" or "PM" on your application form.

Staff who arrive late will be asked to leave and rebook to attend another session.

Course Objectives

The programme delivers a solid foundation, based on the philosophy of providing the best Care, Welfare, Safety and SecuritySM for staff and those in your care that:

  • Focuses on prevention, deceleration and avoidance.
  • Addresses the risks of physical interventions.
  • Teaches safe, non-harmful interventions.
  • Offers proven post-incident strategies to prevent future crises

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

This program is on offer to CALHN Mental Health Clinical Program Staff only.  Staff must have completed the online theory component prior to booking attendance at the practical assessment.  Evidence of completion of the online theory component must be sent with the application form.  It will not be accepted on the day.

Program Co-ordinator

David Lao, Nurse Educator, The Learning Centre, Glenside Health Services.

Training Location

Training will be conducted at various locations, identified below.

Dates and Times

18.2.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Clinical Education, Room 2, Level 2, General Tower Building, TQEH)

16.3.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

25.3.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Clinical Education, Room 3, Level 2, General Tower Building, TQEH)

8.4.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Clinical Education, Room 2, Level 2, General Tower Building, TQEH)

4.5.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

19.5.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

2.6.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

27.7.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

25.8.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

1.9.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

15.9.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

12.10.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Clinical Education, Room 3, Level 2, General Tower Building, TQEH)

27.10.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

3.11.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

23.11.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

2.12.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

8.12.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)


Ancillary staff sessions will be run on an as needs basis.  Please contact Annette Farrell (annette.farrell@sa.gov.au) to organise.

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