Mental Health First-Aid (Youth)
Designed for Parents, School Staff, Coaches, Youth Workers, Kin supporting & living with youth.
- Starts Feb 25Starts Feb 25
- 190 Canadian dollars$190
Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with the young people (14-25 yrs) in their lives, including at schools, extra-curricular activities, social services, family, friends, and communities. This course will cover common signs and symptoms of mental illness in this age group, including: -Anxiety -Eating Disorders -Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) -Common signs and symptoms of substance use -How to interact with a child or adolescent in crisis -How to connect the person with on going support 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 Monday, February 22, 2023 at 12:00 PM EST. Certification through Mental Health Commision of Canada. For detailed course outline visit https://mentalhealthcommission.ca/training/mhfa/youth-virtual/
2623 Binbrook Road, Binbrook, ON, Canada