Mental Health First Aid (STUDENT RATE)

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Life Voice workshop & wellness centre

589 Woolwich St

Guelph, ON N1H3Y5

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We build participant confidence to know how to help support a person developing a mental health problem, or experiencing a mental health crisis. If you know of a person or organization who could benefit from learning these skills please share this learning opportunity with them, or click here to email us their contact info so we can get in touch with them.

ABOUT THE TRAINER

Course taught by TEDxUW speaker and published author, Shawna Percy. Shawna is also a certified trainer in ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training,), safeTALK, and The "ASK" Workshop (Assessing for Suicide in Kids 5-14.) Her lived experience and stories of Mental Health First Aid applied in the real world help bring this workshop to life.

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP

MHFA Basic is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). This course focuses on the four most common mental health disorders including:
-substance related
-mood related
-anxiety and trauma related
-psychotic disorders

Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with their family, friends, communities, and workplaces.

In the MHFA course, you will gain a solid understanding of the 5 basic actions of ALGEE:
-Assess the risk of suicide and/or harm
-Listen non-judgmentally
-Give reassurance
-Encourage professional support
-Encourage other supports

AN ADDED BONUS

Participants will also receive a complimentary PASS Kit. PASS stands for Panic, Anxiety, and Stress Support. The full kit includes a deck of PASS mindfulness cards, a sleeping mask, 2 pairs of ear plugs, a stress star, and a pack of PUR gum. Valued at $24.95 + HST.


COSTS:

  • General rate: $199 + HST
  • Student rate: $175 + HST

INCLUDES FREE P.A.S.S. Kit for Panic, Anxiety, Stress, Support. ($24.95 + HST value)


FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

Need financial assistance? We want to make these workshops available to as broad an audience as possible. Please contact us if you would like to explore financial assistance options.

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IN-HOUSE WORKSHOPS:

Looking for an in-house trainer? Shawna travels all over Ontario and beyond delivering workshops to various organizations, including paramedics, child & youth workers, counselling services, pastoral staff, and more! Message us to explore in-house workshops.

TRAINING FACILITY:

Need a training facility? We have our own brick and mortar training facility in Guelph. Located in a charming century home, participants often refer to this space as an safe place where they feel they can explore the topics of suicide, compassion fatigue, and other mental health issues. Our training facility is offered at no cost to organizations who hire us for their workshop needs.


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Life Voice workshop & wellness centre

589 Woolwich St

Guelph, ON N1H3Y5

Canada

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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