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Mental Health First-Aid Standard

Designed for employers, front-line staff, HR professionals, community groups, families

  • Starts Mar 30
  • 190 Canadian dollars
  • Virtual

Available spots


Service Description

1-DAY VIRTUAL CERTIFICATION COURSE 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. This course will cover common signs and symptoms that a person may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis Have conversations that encourage a person to: - Talk about declines in their mental well-being - Discuss other professional supports to improved mental well-being - Reach out to these supports Assist in a mental health or substance use crisis Use MHFA actions to maintain one Crisis first aid skills learned: - Substance overdose - Suicidal behaviour - Panic attack - Acute stress reaction - Psychotic episode Prior to attending this session, you will need to complete a few steps: 1. Register for your MHFA Connect Account. You will receive a separate email from the Mental Health First Aid Team to access your MHFA Connect account (be sure to check your email, spam mail, or junk mail). This will give you access to the MHFA Connect site, to complete evaluations, pre-work requirements and access to course materials and your certificate. You must register before you can attend the Instructor-led session. Please reply to this email letting me know when you registered your MHFA Connect account. 2. Complete all pre-work prior (# 's 1-9) prior to your scheduled session. This includes a 2-hour self-paced course. Failure to do so will result in you being unenrolled from the course and unable to attend the Instructor-led session. You will not receive a refund if you are disenrolled due to incomplete pre-work. If you are disenrolled from the course and re-enrolled in a future course, you will need to restart your evaluations and pre-work. The Commission requires a minimum of 8 participants to run a course. Therefore if minimum is not met we will be required to reschedule. All pre-work is due Fri Mar 29 at 11:00 PM EST. Certification through Mental Health Commission of Canada. For detailed course outline visit https://mentalhealthcommission.ca/training/mhfa/youth-virtual/ REFUND POLICY: If a course is cancelled by the instructor you will receive a transfer credit for another future course date, usable at any time within the same year. If you are unable to attend due to illness or emergency, you may receive a 1 time transfer credit for a future date. There will be no financial reimbursements.


Upcoming Sessions


Contact Details

+ 1-855-627-3271

info@mareas.ca

2623 Binbrook Road, Binbrook, ON, Canada


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