Mental Health First Aid Canada Basic (Edmonton) CLOSED Group SOLD OUT

Monday, February 26 - Tuesday, February 27
Alex Taylor School (Third Floor)9321 Jasper Avenue  Edmonton AB

Time: 9:00-4:30 p.m.

Alberta Home Visitation Network Association


Mental Health First Aid Canada Basic Course

 About Mental Health First Aid Canada Basic Course

 This two day basic course builds on participants’ existing skills to increase comfort and confidence in working with families experiencing mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and/or psychosis. Find out what the common mental health problems are and the five basic steps of mental health first aid. Participants will discuss stigma and symptom recognition. Participants will learn and practice the principles and basic skills of Mental Health First Aid.

 The following mental health problems are covered:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use disorder 

In addition the following mental health crisis situations are covered:

  • Suicidal behaviour
  • Substance Abuse
  • Panic attacks
  • Reactions to traumatic events
  • Psychotic episodes


Date: Monday, February 26 and Tuesday, February 27, 2018 (register by February 16, 2018)

Time: 9:00-4:30 pm

Location:  Alex Taylor School (third floor), 9321 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB


This workshop is free for Alberta  Government Disabilities, Inclusion and Accessibiilty Division staff

AHVNA Member: $125.00 (does not include lunch)

Non Member: $195.00 (does not include lunch)


Advance registration is required for all participants.

For more information or to register contact the AHVNA office
9321 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton AB T5H 3T7
Phone: 780-429-4787
Fax: 780-429-4784

Payment: We accept payment by credit, cash or cheque.
Please make cheques payable to:
Alberta Home Visitation Network Association

Payments may be dropped off at the office or mailed to the address listed above prior to the workshop date. Receipts will be issued after the workshop.

Cancellation Policy:
We encourage you to send a substitute if you are unable to attend the workshop, as there is a NO SHOW charge for all absent registrants (as we will have made arrangements for food, etc). Cancellations need to be made ONE WEEK prior to the workshop date. Registration fees are non-refundable. Should a workshop not reach its minimum registration requirement, it will be cancelled ONE WEEK prior to the workshop commencement date. Registrants will be informed by email or telephone, and registration fees will be refunded.