WHY MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID?
Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorder. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
Anyone working with public or community members.
PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE:
- Access to online self-paced coursework
- Interactive instructor-led class
- Course materials including a digital manual
- Online Participant Processing Guide and resources
- 3 Year MHFA certification
2 hours of on-line self-paced coursework followed by a 6-hour virtual interactive class.
Date and Time
March 16th and March 17th, 2021
9 am – 12 pm
WHAT DOES THIS COURSE COVER?
- Common signs and symptoms of mental illness and substance use
- How to interact with a person in crisis
- How to connect the person with help.
This course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan: Assess for risk of suicide or harm, Listen non-judgmentally, Give reassurance and information, Encourage appropriate professional help, and Encourage self-help and other support strategies.
Registration Fee | $75 – This includes certification and material.
Space is limited. Register here.
Deadline to register | March 15th, 2021