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Event Name

Mental Health First Aid: Basic (Adult Care Focus)
Course/Workshop
Intended Audience: General Public, Professionals
Provided by: Tyndale Family Life Centre

Date and Time

Sat Nov 5 to Sat Nov 12, 2016 (This event is over)
9:00 - 4:30pm

Location

3377 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M2M 3S4

Event Description

Course Overview

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis is resolved.

Mental Health First Aid: Basic is a 12-hour course focused on adults interacting with adults in all environments. The course discusses the following mental disorders:

Mood-related disorders
Acute stress reaction
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

Adrianne is a Registered Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst and a Registered Nurse with a Certificate in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. She instructs two courses at Tyndale Seminary (Psychopathology and Addictions), and teaches Mental Health First Aid (both, Basic, and for Adults who interact with Youth). 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.

Details

Dates: Saturday, November 5th and Saturday, November 12th (participants must attend both days).
Times: 9:00 AM—4:30 PM.
Locations: Tyndale University College & Seminary, 3377 Bayview Ave.

Certification

A Professional Development Certificate will be provided by Mental Health Commission of Canada after successful completion of the two-day training.

Cost

Early Bird (Expires October 15th, 2016): $200*.
Regular Admission (Effective October 15th, 2016): $250*.

*Fees include HST, all course material, and light refreshments for both training days. Participants will need to pay for parking ($4 per day) and bring their own lunches.

More Info

416-226-6620 x4206
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This event is listed under these topics

Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
Depression
Eating Disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia
Schizophrenia and Psychosis
Social Skills and Life Skills
Parents, Families & Caregivers
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Trauma and Abuse
Suicide
Anxiety
Bipolar Disorders
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