Attend: Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid Training 
Presenter: Sherrilyn Palin McCready

The ETFO Durham Occasional Teachers’ Local is pleased to announce the following professional learning opportunity: Mental Health First Aid Training. With the current focus on mental health, understanding and being able to deal with mental health issues is becoming increasingly more important.
This workshop will focus on such mental health issues as:  substance abuse, mood, anxiety, psychotic, eating and deliberate self-harm disorders.  It includes crisis first aid skills for situations such as substance overdose, suicidal behaviour, panic attack, acute stress reaction, and psychotic episodes.
This 14 hour training session is geared for Adults who work with youth 12 and older.
Participants must attend both sessions in order to receive certification from the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
NOTE:  Mental Health First Aid Training has been mentioned in recent DDSB  job postings!
DATE:  Saturday, October 01, 9:00 am – 4:00pm
             Sunday, October 02, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm