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Mental Health First Aid Training Course

Event Date(s): Fri, 2018/07/06 - 9:00am to Sat, 2018/07/07 - 5:00pm
Event Type: Family Life Centre

Join over 38,500 Certified Mental Health First Aiders across Canada and get involved

Course Overview

MHFA Canada: For Adults Who Interact with Youth focuses on mental health problems and first aid for youth ages 12 to 24. Mental health problems often first develop during adolescence or early adulthood, with half of all mental disorders beginning by age 14, and 75 per cent beginning by age 24. MHFA Canada: For Adults Who Interact with Youth has been reviewed by Canadian experts and provides guidelines for giving first aid.

Mental Health First Aid for Adults Who Interact with Youth (aged 12-24) is a 14-hour course that discusses the following mental disorders:

  • Mood-related disorders
  • Acute stress reaction
  • Eating disorders
  • Deliberate self-injury
  • Substance-related disorders
  • Anxiety and trauma related disorders

Crisis first aid skills for the following situations are learned:

  • Substance overdose
  • Suicidal behaviour
  • Panic attack
  • Acute stress reaction
  • Psychotic episode

More information, including the course outline, is available at mentalhealthfirstaid.ca.

Instructor

Adrianne Sequeira, MDiv, Registered Psychotherapist, Certified Psychoanalyst, Registered Nurse

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Adrianne is a Registered Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst and a Registered Nurse with a Certificate in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. She teaches Mental Health First Aid (both, Basic, and for Adults who interact with Youth) and has been as instructor of two courses at Tyndale Seminary (Psychopathology and Addictions). She offers psychoanalytic psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families and psychoanalysis for individuals. Adrianne has worked in the area of psychiatric/mental health for over 20 years. Her main area of expertise is addictions and concurrent disorders.

Certification

A Professional Development Certificate will be provided by Mental Health Commission of Canada after successful completion of the two-day training. Participants must complete the full course in order to qualify for certification.

Questions?

Contact: adrianne [dot] sequeira [at] rogers [dot] com ((Subject line: MHFA))

Additional Dates

Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth

Date: Friday August 31st & Saturday September 1st

Time: 9:00am-5:00pm

Early Bird Deadline:  July 1st

Cost

Early Bird Price: $200
Regular: $250
Tyndale Staff/Student/ Alumni Discount: $200

Location: Tyndale University College & Seminary
3377 Bayview Ave. (South of Steeles)

Questions?

Contact: adrianne [dot] sequeira [at] rogers [dot] com (subject: MHFA) ((Subject line: MHFA))

Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth

Date: Friday October 5th & Saturday October 6th

Time: 9:00am-5:00pm

Early Bird Deadline: September 15th

Cost

Early Bird Price: $225
Regular: $250
Tyndale Staff/Student/ Alumni Discount: $200

*For alumni / student promotional code please email: flc [at] tyndale [dot] ca (subject: Alumni%20%2F%20Student%20promo%20MHFA)

Location: Tyndale University College & Seminary
3377 Bayview Ave. (South of Steeles)

Questions?

Contact the organizers at Tyndale Family Life Centre: flc [at] tyndale [dot] ca

Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Adults

Date: Friday October 12th & Saturday October 13th

Time: 9:00am-5:00pm

Early Bird Deadline: September 15th

Cost

Early Bird Price: $225
Regular: $250
Tyndale Staff/Student/ Alumni Discount: $200

*For alumni / student promotional code please email: flc [at] tyndale [dot] ca (subject: alumni%20%2F%20student%20promo%20code%20MHFA)

Location: Tyndale University College & Seminary
3377 Bayview Ave. (South of Steeles)

Questions?

Contact the organizers at Tyndale Family Life Centre: flc [at] tyndale [dot] ca

Mental Health Commission of Canada


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