Give the git of mental health training! A great way to support professional development endeavours of a loved one or let an outstanding staff member know you value their continuing education. Your gift certificate will have no expiration date and will remain valid even if the course's registration fee increases. Purchase this gift certificate and we'll send it to you or the receipient by snail mail with a unique promo code they can use to reserve their seat in a Mental Health First Aid Basic Training session of their choice (any location/dates). This training is 12 hours in length and is offered regularly in all four Atlantic provinces on two consecutive days (9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. both days). Participants must attend both days in full in order to acquire MHFA-certification.
Mental Health First Aid Basic Training is an evidence-based program of the Mental Health Commission of Canada. This course aims to improve mental health literacy and teaches participants how to recognize early warning signs that a friend, family member or colleague may be struggling with a mental health issue, as well as intervention strategies for mental health crisis situations. Practical skills are taught in a supportive group learning environment using a model that is easy to remember and apply in real-life settings. Topics include the four most common mental illnesses: substance-related, mood, anxiety and trauma-related and psychotic disorders. Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with their family, friends, communities and workplaces.
This training meets best practice guidelines set forth in the CSA National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace, teaching participants invaluable skills to address mental health confidently, sensitively and effectively in their workplaces and beyond.
Gift Certificate: Mental Health First Aid Training (BASIC)
Purchased gift certificates cannot be returned or refunded.