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

Upcoming Workshops

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.  ​

Course Objectives
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.

  • Cost: $125.00.

    • 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 September 14 @ 7:30 pm