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Mental Health First Aid: Basic (Adult Care Focus)
Sat, 5 Nov 2016, 9:00 AM – Sat, 12 Nov 2016, 4:30 PM EDT
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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis is resolved.
Mental Health First Aid: Basic is a 12-hour course focused on adults interacting with adults in all environments. The course discusses the following mental disorders:
Acute stress reaction
Anxiety and trauma related disorders
Crisis first aid skills for the following situations are learned:
Acute stress reaction
More information, including the course outline, is available at mentalhealthfirstaid.ca.
Adrianne Sequeira, MDiv, Registered Psychotherapist, Certified Psychoanalyst, Registered Nurse
Adrianne is a Registered Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst and a Registered Nurse with a Certificate in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. She instructs two courses at Tyndale Seminary (Psychopathology and Addictions), and teaches Mental Health First Aid (both, Basic, and for Adults who interact with Youth). She offers psychoanalytic psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families and psychoanalysis for individuals. Adrianne has worked in the area of psychiatric/mental health for over 20 years. Her main area of expertise is addictions and concurrent disorders.
Dates: Saturday, November 5th and Saturday, November 12th (participants must attend both days).
Times: 9:00 AM—4:30 PM.
Locations: Tyndale University College & Seminary, 3377 Bayview Ave (map).
A Professional Development Certificate will be provided by Mental Health Commission of Canada after successful completion of the two-day training.
Early Bird (Expires October 15th, 2016): $200*.
Regular Admission (Effective October 15th, 2016): $250*.
*Fees include HST, all course materials, and coffee with light refreshments for both days. Participants will need to pay for their parking ($4 per day) and bring their own lunches.
Email the Tyndale Family Life Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org.