Mental Health First Aid - Standard (Virtual) * your registration will not be confirmed until pre-course work is done*

You will need to do two hours of preparation before your registration is confirmed. Once you register - we'll send you a code & link for Module 1 to do on your own time. This needs to be finished at least one week before the course starts. Your registration will then be 'confirmed' and you will be sent the Zoom link for the rest of the course. This course is limited to 15 people - if you have taken a MHFA course before - please let others register. 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 – this is two hours of work you do on your own before the course •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. You will need to print off case scenarios and worksheets prior to starting module 2 More information can be found on: https://www.mhfa.ca/en/course-type/mhfa-standard-virtual#MethodofInstruction

Schedule - Two Day
November 30, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
December 1, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Provider
The Royal - Community Mental Health Program
Language
English
Capacity
15
Registered!
11
Available Spaces
4
Location
Please sign into Zoom (V5) with link in email