Workshops and Seminars
Workshops/seminars are for parents, teachers, or community members on topics related to individual/ social mental health, healthy human development, technology and research to practice ideas to support individuals across the lifespan
Workshops are created/presented by licensed mental health professionals, Faculty of Education graduate students and instructors, or community experts
Get Certified in Mental Health First Aid (Fully Online)!
MHFA Standard - Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the support provided to a person who may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis. As current sections are full, we are working to offer MHFA training throughout the months of June to December 2021. To select a date and training, please refer to the calendar below and select interested dates through the registration form.
In this 8 hr. course (3 modules) participants will learn how to support others experiencing mental health problems or in a crisis. The learning goals include:
* Recognize signs and symptoms of declining mental health
* How to initiate a conversation and support a person struggling or in crisis.
* Understand healthy supports for various mental health problems
* How to use crisis intervention strategies
* Use MHFA actions to maintain one's own mental well-being
Method of Instruction
There are 3 modules in this course. Participants are required to complete Module 1 (2 hrs.) in their own time and submit proof of completion to the instructor 48 hours before participating in Module 2 and 3. Once a student registrars and pays they will receive a code to access Module 1. This allows them to access Module 1 and the required 'MHFA Participant Reference Guide'. After completing Module 1 participants then complete Modules 2 and 3 online with the instructor. This will be held on a secure Zoom site between 9:30-5 pm.
Maximum 15 people per session.
Rates will increase to $150.00 after June 11
Once you register you will receive an email for payment options which include e-transfer to .
Please note: failure to complete Module #1 and submit proof of completion to the Mental Health Commission prior to the due date below will not permit you to continue in the training and there will not be a refund granted once registration closes.
Wellness Wednesdays Workshops
Growing up rural: the benefits of small-town living
Hosted by Dr. Jennifer Laffer on June 2 @ 7 pm
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81899264789
*this is a drop-in event, no sign-up required to attend.