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Mental Health First Aid: Adults who Interact with Youth

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Humber College

17 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr.

"G" Building, Room 304

Toronto, ON M8V 4B6

Canada

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It is estimated that 10-20% of Canadian youth are affected by a mental illness or disorder – the single most disabling group of disorders worldwide.

MHFA Adults who Interact with Youth is intended for an adult audience whose primary focus is youth (aged 12-24). In addition to the four most common disorders discussed in MHFA BASIC, this course includes instruction about eating disorders and deliberate self-injury. Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with the young people in their lives, including at schools, extra-curricular activities, social services, family, friends, and communities.

Participants must attend both full days (14 hours) to receive certificate of completion from the Mental Health Commission of Canada.


Aims of the 14 hour course

  • Recognize the symptoms of mental health problems or crises as they develop in youth, including eating disorders and non-suicidal self-injury.
  • Provide initial help when facing a mental health problem or crisis.
  • Guide youth and/or adult who support them toward appropriate professional help.
  • Learn how to accommodate young people who are in distress or are recovering from a crisis.


Topics Covered

  • Substance related disorders
  • Mood related disorders
  • Anxiety and trauma-related disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Deliberate self-injury


Crisis First Aid Interventions For

  • Suicidal behaviour
  • Overdose
  • Self-harm
  • Psychosis
  • Acute stress reaction
  • Panic attacks


Who should train in MHFA Adults Who Interact With Youth?

  • Teachers
  • Social Workers
  • Counsellors
  • Law enforcement
  • Parents and family members
  • Coaches
  • Babysitters
  • First responders
  • Healthcare providers
  • Community leaders

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Participants must be 16 years old and older.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Free parking is available on property, and nearby.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can email: sabrina.mentalhealthfirstaid@gmail.com.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No.

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Humber College

17 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr.

"G" Building, Room 304

Toronto, ON M8V 4B6

Canada

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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