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Mental Health First Aid Canada - 2017 Courses - Agilec

Agilec is pleased to offer Mental Health First Aid Canada Training to you in your community. MHFA Canada is an evidence based program of The Mental Health Commission of Canada.

 

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MHFA Canada is a 12-hour course that trains you to recognize the signs and symptoms of the following mental health disorders:

  • Substance abuse disorders
  • Mood disorders, including depression and bipolar
  • Anxiety disorders, including panic attacks and post- traumatic stress disorder
  • Psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia

 

The course also trains you on MHFA Canada for the following situations that could occur in your organization:

  • Overdosing, signs and symptoms, as well as what to do until a healthcare professional arrives
  • Assisting someone who is at a risk of suicide
  • Acute stress reactions including panic attacks and how you can assist
  • Psychotic episodes and what you need to know

Training Results

  • Reduce the stigma associated with mental health in your workplace, which stops many people from seeking the help they need
  • Potentially save the life of a loved one, co-worker, or client/customer
  • Obtain certification from the Mental Health Commission of Canada that adds to your professional development
  • Reduce the potential costs to your organization, which are associated with poor mental health, such as absenteeism and low productivity.
  • Create a culture of support and awareness

Register for Training

The cost is $199+hst/person, which includes certification, manual, and snacks.
Space is limited.

 

Additional Dates all run from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

  • KITCHENER: 385 Fairway Road South, Unit 205 (2nd Floor) on January 12 and 13
  • ORILLIA: 50 Andrew Street S on March 9 and 10
  • PETERBOROUGH: 863 Chemong Rd., Unit 20A on May 18 and 19
  • OSHAWA: 419 King St W. Suite 3560 on October 19 and 20

 

Visit the Agilec website for more information and to register.

 

Certificate in Disability Management and Attendance Support *

Course location: University of Guelph, Office of Open Learning

Not affiliated with VRA Canada. Please contact the course provider for details.

Contact continuinged@vracanada.com to determine eligibility for CEUs.

The Certificate in Disability Management and Attendance Support will provide participants with knowledge and skills in the area of disability management and attendance support. The primary objective of the certificate is for participants to learn the components necessary to develop and implement a disability and attendance support program in the workplace. The core courses are:

  1. Program Development and Administration
  2. Case Management Strategies
  3. Return to Work, Disability Management and Attendance Support Program Evaluation

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Certificate in Stroke Rehabilitation

Course location: University of Alberta, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

The below courses are each pre-approved for 33 CEUs with VRA Canada.
A Certificate will be granted upon successful completion of three required graduate-level credit courses, as listed below.

  1. REHAB 540: Stroke Rehabilitation: Best Practice and Critical Review of Evidence
  2. REHAB 541: The Stroke Survivor: Assessment and Rehabilitation across the Continuum of Care
  3. REHAB 542: Advancing Practice in Stroke Rehabilitation

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Certificate in Pain Management

Course location: University of Alberta, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

The below courses are each pre-approved for 33 CEUs with VRA Canada.
A Certificate will be granted upon successful completion of three required graduate-level credit courses, as listed below:

  1. REHAB 535: The Nature of Pain
  2. REHAB 536: Assessment and Management of Pain
  3. REHAB 537: Integrating and Implementing Pain Management Models

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Addiction Education and Case Management Certificates *

Course location: McMaster University, Centre for Continuing Education

Not affiliated with VRA Canada. Please contact the course provider for details.

Contact continuinged@vracanada.com to determine eligibility for CEUs.

It’s time to enhance your professional experience with McMaster University’s┬áContinuing Education Programs.

McMaster University’s Centre for Continuing Education brings industry experts into its online and distance courses to give you professional education that’s relevant, practical and current. The Addiction Education program and Case Management program are designed to bridge the gap between theory and application, giving you the specific knowledge and skills necessary to work in the health, community and social service fields.

Employment Supports Specialty Advanced Certificate

Course location: Douglas College, DACS Department

The below courses are each pre-approved for 33 CEUs with VRA Canada.
Douglas College, DACS Department, is pleased to announce the Employment Supports Specialty program which offers you a rewarding career supporting people who have disabilities or barriers to finding employment. This new online-only program, the first of its kind in Canada, is an excellent springboard for boosting your earning potential while giving you the tools and knowledge you need to succeed in the area of Employment Supports.

  1. DACS 5111: Disability in Context
  2. DACS 5131: Introduction to Employment Supports Applications
  3. DACS 5132: Application of Employment Supports
  4. DACS 5133: Employment Support Specialty: Selected Topics

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