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Mental Health First Aid Basics Training
Thu, 30 March 2017, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT
SPECIAL NOTE! - THIS IS A TWO DAY COURSE AND REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND BOTH DAYS OF THIE WORKSHOP (no exceptions)
Parking is provided along Queen Street. Please note no parking is allowed on Briarwood Ave. or in Mentor College parking lot. Thank you.
OBJECTIVES: Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. 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:
* Substance related disorders
* Mood Related disorders
* Anxiety & trauma related disorders
* Psychotic disorders Crisis first aid skills for the following situations are learned
* Substance overdose
* Suicidal behaviour
* Panic attack
* Acute stress reaction
* Psychotic episode