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MHFA Standard

Course Details

Course Type





15 Slots


$249.00 CAD

Session Date Session Time Session Notes
May 21, 2024 11:00 am – 2:30 pm EDT
May 22, 2024 11:00 am – 2:30 pm EDT

Course Details

Course Information

To register please go to: https://mentalhealthtrainer.ca/virtual-mental-health-first-aid-standard-certification/

******This event is available in Eastern, Pacific, Central, Atlantic and Mountain time zones.*******

For more date options: https://mentalhealthtrainer.ca/virtual-mental-health-first-aid-standard-certification/

*To book a group please email: Canada’s Mental Health Trainer, Yvette Murray info@mentalhealthtrainer.ca 

Testimonials: https://mentalhealthtrainer.ca/testimonials/


MHFA Standard (Virtual) is accessible anywhere in Canada and is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). Informative and helpful for workplaces, family, friends and individuals.

Ebonie will offer you a down to earth, engaging, informative, and supportive training space.

She can be reached at: info@mentalhealthtrainer.ca



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.

Course participants will learn how to recognize signs that a person may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis and encourage that person to:

Talk about declines in their mental well-being

Discuss professional and other supports that could help with recovery to improved mental well-being

Reach out to these support

Assist in a mental health or substance use crisis

Use MHFA actions to maintain one’s own mental well-being


Module 1: Self-Directed (2 hours. Must be completed prior to accessing the Livestream)

What is MHFA?

Why is MHFA needed?

What is the role of a first aider?

Key terms, language, and concepts

Key knowledge, attitudes and behaviours

Impact of stigma on mental well-being

The range of changes that may indicate a decline in mental well-being

Introduction to MHFA Actions – ALGEES

Module 2: Virtual Livestream session (3.5 hours)

Review of Module 1

Practicing ALGEES with scenarios

Strategies for communicating with people from diverse cultures and with members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community

Module 3: Virtual Livestream session (3.5 hours)

Review of Module 2

Responding to possible challenges

The impact of self-stigma

Using ALGEES for your own self-care

Recognizing possible signs of a crisis

Mental Health crisis versus Mental Health emergency

Helpful actions in a crisis

(Closing) Next Steps – Commitments to practice



Register for this course here: https://mentalhealthtrainer.ca/virtual-mental-health-first-aid-standard-certification/

1-2 weeks before the course begins participants will be sent a link to the self-paced learning module, Module 1. Module 1 must be completed in full in order to receive access to the Livestream links.

Please note participants must complete all 3 modules in full to receive their certificate.

All sales are final. No refund for cancellations. As spots are limited your purchase prevents others from that spot. If you are not able to make the course IF there is space available we may offer you a spot at a later date. The minimum age for certification is 16 yrs old. All registrants must participate from an individual device (computer/phone).


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