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Managing Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA)

Face to face workshops




Target Audience:

as per SAHLN Training Schedule:

Mandatory for Medical, Nursing and Allied Health workers in Mental Health Services, Code Black teams and Myles Unit.

Highly Recommended for clinicians in Emergency Department


To book into a session:

  • Discuss attendance eligibility with your Manager
  • Follow local work training application processes when requesting study leave
  • BOOK into a session by clicking into this course and select your agreed date/time
  • As per the SALHN Mandatory Training Schedule, attendance at a MAPA face to face course is required within every 2 year period. Which includes and initial Foundation MAPA 1 day course on commencement and then (depending on the area you work), either:
  • a 2 hour Foundation Refresher every 2 years OR
  • (for clinical staff in Acute Mental Health in-patient units)- Attendance at a 1 day Advanced MAPA session and then every 2 years after. 


# For SAHLN Clinical Staff who do not  work in Mental Health, Emergency Departments or Myles Unit: