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Mental Health First Aid Standard (Virtual)

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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 crisis.

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Participants across Canada are welcome to join this workshop

ABOUT THIS EVENT

MHFA Standard (Virtual) is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older).

Our trauma-informed facilitator will offer you an engaging, informative, and safe training space.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

OVERVIEW OF THREE-PART COURSE

Module 1: Self-Directed (2 hours. Must be completed prior to accessing the Livestream)

  • What is MHFA?
  • Why is MHFA needed?
  • What is the role of a first aider?
  • Key terms, language, and concepts
  • Key knowledge, attitudes and behaviours
  • Impact of stigma on mental well-being
  • The range of changes that may indicate a decline in mental well-being
  • Introduction to MHFA Actions - ALGEES

Module 2: Virtual Livestream session (3 hours)

  • Review of Module 1
  • Practicing ALGEES with scenarios
  • Strategies for communicating with people from diverse cultures and with members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community

Module 3: Virtual Livestream session (3 hours)

  • Review of Module 2
  • Responding to possible challenges
  • The impact of self-stigma
  • Using ALGEES for your own self-care
  • Recognizing possible signs of a crisis
  • Mental Health crisis versus Mental Health emergency
  • Helpful actions in a crisis
  • (Closing) Next Steps – Commitments to practice

Register for this course by completing your payment through Eventbrite. 1-2 weeks before the course begins participants will be sent a link to the self-paced learning modules. Module 1, the self-directed module, must be completed in full in order to receive access to the Livestream links.

REFUND POLICY

If the workshop is canceled by the facilitator / organization all participants will be issued a full refund, or offered to transfer their registration to an alternative date; whichever option the participant prefers. Please note there will be no refunds if registration is canceled by the participant, or if the participant does not complete any portion of the workshop. IMPORTANT NOTE: Module 1, the self-directed module, must be completed in full 24 hours prior to the Livestream in order for participants to receive access to Module 2 & 3, the virtual livestream portion of the workshop. If participants leave the virtual training early, or arrive late, they may not be granted access to the remainder of the workshop. This is in large part due to the safety of all participants. Please make sure you make arrangements ahead of time to fully participant in this workshop so you receive full access, as well as your certificate upon completion.

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We are a group of certified trainers who are passionate about delivering life-changing workshops. Based out of Guelph, Ontario, our trainers have travelled across the country training in various contexts, including delivering trainings to educators, community members, corporate personnel, and those with various multicultural and faith backgrounds. Born out of a passion to equip teams and individuals with skills for life we have seen these trainings change lives.

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