Mental Health First Aid- Standard- New virtual workshop

Course Information

Course Code

MHFA120

Instruction Method

Online/Virtual delivery-information and link to access Module 1 (to be completed prior to virtual session) will be emailed 1 week before online session.

Fee

Please see fee below

Length

Online/virtual workshop. Self study -2hr; Virtual – 6hr; Total – 8hr.

Instructor(s)

Christina Yurchuk B. Ed, M. Ed

Learner Outcomes

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 supports
  • Assist in a mental health or substance use crisis
  • Use MHFA actions to maintain one’s own mental well-being

Please see prerequisite information for minimum computer system requirements.

Intended For

You must be at least 18 years of age to register for and attend this training course.

By registering for this training course, you accept and agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions.

Please visit Mental Health Commission of Canada  for further information

Please note employees of The Michener Institute of Education at UHN may be able to apply PD Funds. For more information please contact your Manager or Human Resources Professional.


Note:

Self-study Online Module 1 (approx. 2hr) – access link will be sent to the learners by email approximately 2 weeks before the virtual session date or within 2 business day of registration; whichever is later.
Online Virtual – Modules 2 and 3 – delivered virtually on the dates indicated below.

Delivered by a certified facilitator in addition to a self-directed two-hour module, this course will continue to provide the knowledge and skills required to help to a person developing a mental health problem, experiencing the worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis

Text Book

Learners will be able to access course reference materials online

Location

Virtual delivery (online)

Certificate Program

Certificate of Completion

Prerequisites

Computer Literacy

  • Each participant must have their own computer that meets the minimum system requirements, access to a good Internet connection, and an e-mail account
  • You must have access to a working camera, microphone and speakers or earphones.
  • Access to and basic proficiency with a PDF reader, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint are also required as they are used to access course material and submit evaluation items

Topics Covered

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

Mental Health First Aid – MHFA 120

Courses

CodeCourse TitleFormatTuitionDate(s)Register ByAvailability
MHFA120-W02Mental Health First Aid- Standard Virtual session 9am-4pmOnline$229.00Feb-27-2021 to Feb-27-2021Open
MHFA120-W03Mental Health First Aid- Standard- Virtual session 9am-4pmOnline$229.00Apr-10-2021 to Apr-10-2021Open