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Mental Health First Aid for Adults Who Interact with Youth
For: General public, Professionals
Provided by: Tyndale Family Life Centre

Date and Time

Sat May 13 to Sat May 20, 2017 (This event is over)
8:30 - 5:00pm


3377 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M2M 3S4

Event Description

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

Dates: Two Saturdays: May 13th & 20th, 2017 (Participants must attend both days).
Times: 8:30 AM—5:00 PM
Locations: Tyndale University College & Seminary
3377 Bayview Ave. (South of Steeles)
Room A316
Course Overview

MHFA 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:

Group of smiling young people under a tree

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:

26.3% of Canadians could not access mental health care when they needed it

Substance overdose
Suicidal behaviour
Panic attack
Acute stress reaction
Psychotic episode
More information, including the course outline, is available at


Adrianne Sequeira's bio photoAdrianne 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.


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


Bring your own lunch or take advantage of Tyndale’s cafeteria and coffee shop on campus.


Participants will need to pay for their parking ($4 per day) at the main reception desk or in cash at the event. You will need to provide your license plate number to avoid being ticketed.


Early Bird (Expires April 13th, 2017): $200*.
Regular Admission (Effective April 13th, 2017): $250*.
Full-Time Student/Tyndale Staff & Alumni Rate: $200*.

*Fees include HST, all course material, and coffee with light refreshments for both training days.

Refund Policy

A $25 administrative fee will be retained on refunds before April 13th, 2017. A $50 fee will be retained on all refunds after April 13th.

More Info

416-226-6620 x4206


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This event is listed under these topics

Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
Behaviour and Conduct Problems
Eating Disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia
Learning Disorders
Separation and Divorce
Social Skills and Life Skills
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