Mental Health First Aid Standard Virtual (2 Days Virtual Classroom - 8 hrs total)
Time & Location
About the Event
This training takes place over TWO (2) days: Saturday, January 23rd & Sunday January 24th (2 hours of self directed learning to be completed by Jan 21st at 8pm, followed by 6 hours of virtual classroom learning. 3 hours of virtual class time each of the two days, attendance for the full 6 hours is required, a missed day cannot be made up by joining another session).
Note: Participants must complete a 2-hour self-directed Module by Thursday, January 21 at 8pm to be allowed access to the virtual classroom.
This is the second training event in our Mental Health First Aid Training series, which will provide valuable information on how to unpack the stigma surrounding mental health. Participants will learn and practice social interactive skills and develop confidence in personal abilities to help themselves and others while on and off the job!
VIRTUAL CLASS DATES/TIMES
Saturday, January 23, 2021: 9:00am - 12:30pm
Sunday, January 24, 2021: 9:00am - 12:30pm
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
Course will be delivered by Cindy Krysac, an experienced and trusted instructor who has provided Mental Health First Aid training for over 1,100 participants. She applies evidence-based teaching methods to create an effective and comfortable learning experience, while inspiring participants with her knowledge and passion for mental health awareness and actions.
Module 1: Registered participants will be required to complete the 2 hour self directed Module 1 by 8 p.m. Thursday January 21, 2021 to be provided access to Module 2 & 3.
Module 2 & 3: Participants who complete Module 1 will be provided Zoom access for Saturday January 23 & Sunday January 24, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 3 hours of virtual class time each day.
Mental Health First Aid Canada is an evidence-based program of The Mental Health Commission of Canada. Mental Health First Aid training is offered in alignment with the Ontario Building Trades Mental Health Strategy.
3 hours 30 minutes
Module 2 (3 Hours Virtual Classroom)Zoom
3 hours 30 minutes
Module 3 (3 Hours Virtual Classroom)Zoom
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