To register please go to: https://mentalhealthtrainer.ca/virtual-mental-health-first-aid-standard-certification/
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ABOUT THIS EVENT
MHFA Standard (Virtual) is accessible anywhere in Canada and is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). Informative and helpful for workplaces, family, friends and individuals.
Elaine will offer you a down to earth, engaging, informative, and supportive training space.
She can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the support provided to a person who may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis.
Course participants will learn how to recognize signs that a person may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis and encourage that person to:
Talk about declines in their mental well-being
Discuss professional and other supports that could help with recovery to improved mental well-being
Reach out to these support
Assist in a mental health or substance use crisis
Use MHFA actions to maintain one’s own mental well-being
OVERVIEW OF THREE-PART COURSE
Module 1: Self-Directed (2 hours. Must be completed prior to accessing the Livestream)
What is MHFA?
Why is MHFA needed?
What is the role of a first aider?
Key terms, language, and concepts
Key knowledge, attitudes and behaviours
Impact of stigma on mental well-being
The range of changes that may indicate a decline in mental well-being
Introduction to MHFA Actions – ALGEES
Module 2: Virtual Livestream session (3.5 hours)
Review of Module 1
Practicing ALGEES with scenarios
Strategies for communicating with people from diverse cultures and with members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community
Module 3: Virtual Livestream session (3.5 hours)
Review of Module 2
Responding to possible challenges
The impact of self-stigma
Using ALGEES for your own self-care
Recognizing possible signs of a crisis
Mental Health crisis versus Mental Health emergency
Helpful actions in a crisis
(Closing) Next Steps – Commitments to practice
Register for this course here: https://mentalhealthtrainer.ca/virtual-mental-health-first-aid-standard-certification/
1-2 weeks before the course begins participants will be sent a link to the self-paced learning module, Module 1. Module 1 must be completed in full in order to receive access to the Livestream links.
Please note participants must complete all 3 modules in full to receive their certificate.
All sales are final. No refund for cancellations. As spots are limited your purchase prevents others from that spot. If you are not able to make the course IF there is space available we may offer you a spot at a later date. The minimum age for certification is 16 yrs old. All registrants must participate from an individual device (computer/phone).