Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) - Standard (VIRTUAL/ONLINE)

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Mental Health First Aid Standard 2-Day ($180-flat, no additional charges or tax) Location: VIRTUAL (Online via Zoom)

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Mental Health First Aid Basic 2-Day ($180-flat, no additional charges or tax)

 https://www.mhfa.ca/en/course/mhfa-standard-virtual-2021-02-27-matthew-rico

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Virtual (ONLINE Via Zoom)

In this certification course Participants will learn about different mental health problems and disorders, and how to support someone in crisis.

 

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E-mail: mssrmco@gmail.com

About the instructor:

Matthew Rico, RN, CPMHN(C), Psychotherapist

Matthew Rico draws from over eight years of direct mental health nursing experience, six years teaching non-violent crisis intervention, and involvement in various projects and research in mental health and wellness.

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.

Course participants will learn how to recognize signs that a person may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis and encourage that person to:

  • Talk about declines in their mental well-being
  • Discuss professional and other supports that could help with recovery to improved mental well-being
  • Reach out to these support
  • Assist in a mental health or substance use crisis
  • Use MHFA actions to maintain one’s own mental well-being

Topics

Module 1: Self-Directed (Online)

  • Introduction to the course
  • Introduction to MHFA actions

Module 2: Virtual Classroom

  • Practice applying MHFA actions to situations of declining mental well-being
  • Guidelines for MHFA conversations with people from diverse cultures and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community

Module 3: Virtual Classroom

  • Discussion on using MHFA actions for self-care
  • Practice using MHFA actions in crisis situations

**Module 1 must be completed before participating in Module 2 and 3 online!

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