Health Webinar | Virtual Mental Health First Aid Training,Feb. 23&25 from 9-12pm by KCHC-SMP

23 Feb 2021 7:30 PM 3 hours

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Self-Management Program of Southeastern Ontario

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About this Webinar


This is a FREE WEBINAR on Health

Schedule : Feb 23rd 2021 Time: 7:30 pm IST

Is this a LIVE WEBINAR : yes, this will be a live webinar

Is this an ONLINE WEBINAR : yes, you can attend this webinar online by clicking on the Button "Go To Event"

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Self-Management Program of Southeastern Ontario


About the Event :

Virtual Mental Health First Aid Training, Part 1 on Tuesday, February 23rd & Part 2 on Thursday , February 25th from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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 supports

- Assist in a mental health or substance use crisis

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

MHFA Standard is a brand new, highly interactive virtual adaptation of the Mental Health First Aid training program, and uses a blended learning model. This 8-hour course opens with a self-directed module that focuses on the information and strategies that participants will discuss and practice throughout the virtual classroom modules.

Module 1: Self-Directed – To be completed by February 22 at 9:00 AM and submit Proof of Completion of Module 1 to Constantin at

- Introduction to the course

- Introduction to MHFA actions

Module 2: Virtual Classroom

- Practice applying MHFA actions to situations of declining mental well-being

- Guidelines for MHFA conversations with people from diverse cultures and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community

Module 3: Virtual Classroom

- Discussion on using MHFA actions for self-care

- Practice using MHFA actions in crisis situations


Tuesday & Thursday, February 23rd & 25th, 2021

9:00AM - 12:00 PM both days *Eastern time zone*

Online via Zoom | Facilitator: Sherry Lachine, M.Sc. Appl Psych

Registration deadline: Wednesday, February 18th or when all 20 seats fill.

Deadline to submit Proof of Completion of Module 1 to Constantin Mugenga at : Monday, February 22 at 9:00 AM

Course fee: It will be covered by KCHC-Self-Management Program of Southeastern Ontario – Actual cost is $219.00 per person (HST applicable)

Please review the expectations for technology, attendance, prerequisites a more outlined in detail on the registration page at

About Our Facilitator

Broadmind, will deliver the virtual MHFA training using the Zoom platform with one key facilitator:

Sherry Lachine B.Eng, MSc Appl Psych: owner of Broadmind and practicing Mental Health Professional. Sherry has a Masters in Applied Psychology with a focus on mental health and started her career as an engineer in the Canadian Armed Forces, she now works with the veteran and first responder communities to increase mental health literacy and build resilience. She teaches Mental Health First Aid and has instructed over 1600 people across Canada. She is a Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) certified advisor on the standard for Psychological Health and Safety. She is the past president on the Canadian Mental Health Association, Kingston Branch and consults for Morneau Shepell EAP.

For more information, contact Constantin Mugenga at