The goal of Mental Health First Aid training is to improve mental health literacy.
This workshop, provides participants with the skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing mental health problems in themselves, a family member, a friend or a colleague.
By the end of the training, the participants will recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health problems, be able to provide initial support to a person who may be developing a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis, and be prepared to guide a person towards appropriate professional help.
Upcoming Course Session Dates:
- May 2 & 3, 2017; 9am-4:30pm (Point Grey)
Reserved for Faculty and Instructors. If you are staff and interested, please email email@example.com to be placed on a waitlist.
- May 30, June 1, 6 & 8, 2017; 1pm-4:15pm (Robson Square)
This training is 12 hours in length to be completed in 2 sessions over a two day period. You must attend both days in order to be eligible for the course completion certificate.
Mental Health First Aid Training is an evidence based, internationally recognized program through the Mental Health Commission of Canada.