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Mental Health First Aid - Standard (Virtual)

Mental Health First Aid - Standard (Virtual)

Apr 08, 2021 - Apr 09, 2021

Mental Health First Aid - Standard (Virtual)

Time Thu Apr 08 2021 at 09:30 am to Fri Apr 09 2021 at 01:00 pm

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Enjoy top quality training delivered by a Master MHFA Trainer at CMHA with 100 years of history in our community!

About this Event

MHFA Standard (Virtual) is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). This courses focuses on the four most common mental health disorders including substance related, mood related, anxiety and trauma related, and psychotic disorders.

Why choose take MHFA through Canadian Mental Health Association Vancouver-Fraser?

Our Master MHFA Trainers bring you the top quality training to you in a comfortable 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

Topics

Module 1: Self-Directed

  • 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

Method of Instruction

This 8-hour course opens with a self-directed module (Module 1) that focuses on the information and strategies that participants will discuss and practice throughout the virtual classroom modules (Modules 2 and 3). Course participants are required to complete Module 1 before participating in Module 2 and 3.

Upon registration, participants will receive the “MHFA Participant Reference Guide” that outlines MHFA actions for developing mental health and substance use problems, and mental health and substance use crises.

*Note: Mental Health First Aid (virtual) is a blended course that begins with a two hour self-led online module.


Participant needs for virtual workshops

These interactive workshops will be delivered online via Zoom. For the best experience:

  • Use an individual computer or laptop instead of sharing. Some workshop functions may not be available on smartphones or similar devices.
  • Ensure you have working speakers and microphone.
  • Download the Zoom desktop client here to fully take part in workshop activities.
  • Workshop materials and Zoom link are sent electronically approximately two weeks prior.





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Thu Apr 08 2021 at 09:30 am to Fri Apr 09 2021 at 01:00 pm
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