Mental Health First Aide Supporting Youth - Blended Course
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Mental Health First Aide Supporting Youth - Blended Course
Presented by: Tracy Golnick
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday, October 20, 2022 | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Session Location:
Virtual Online, Any location, AB GET DIRECTIONS
About the Session:

Registered participants will be given their “access” code for the self-directed online module 1 upon registration, completion of Module 1 is required before the start of live virtual course for Modules 2 and 3

(MHFA) is the help provided to a person who is showing signs of declining mental well-being or crisis. “MHFA – Supporting Youth” is a course designed for members of the public who have frequent contact with young people (ages 12 to 24). Participants will learn how to:

  • recognize signs that a young person may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health or substance use crisis
  • initiate conversations that encourage a young person to talk about a mental health or substance use problem
  • discuss professional and other supports that could help with recovery to improved mental well-being
  • assist in a mental health or substance use crisis situation
  • check in with one’s own mental well-being and take action as needed.

This 10-hour course opens with a self-directed module (Module 1) that focuses on the information and strategies that participants will discuss and practise throughout the virtual classroom modules (Modules 2 and 3). Module 1 takes up to 2 hours to complete while Modules 2 and 3 are 4 hours in length each, including breaks.

Once all three modules are completed, participants will receive a certificate issued by the Mental Health Commission of Canada

Please be advised that you must complete Module 1 before the deadline date sent to you by the Resource Center for Suicide Prevention, else you will not be allowed to partcipate in the live virtual sessions and you will have to forfeit your registration fees.

About the Presenter(s):
Tracy Golnick

With deep roots in the Peace Country, Tracy has worked in the human services field for the past 23 years in positions from senior management to frontline client directed services. In 2006, Tracy began her journey with Mental Health First Aid Canada as a Basic Instructor and has since moved into a Master Trainer role. Facilitating both virtually and in-person, Tracy is certified in various versions of MHFA and trains new MHFA instructors across Canada. Currently, Tracy is the Coordinator for the Tough Enough To Talk About It program within the Resource Centre for Suicide Prevention in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Outside of work, Tracy has a large, busy family who enjoy spending time outdoors , travelling and creating memories with each other..

Catering is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment.
Photography Release:
This is a public event with the likeliness of photo/video throughout the day. By attending, participants understand they may be captured in photo or video for future presentations or promotional material development. Please see conference hosts if you prefer to not be photographed.

Registration Fee:



Administrator/Administration, Educational Assistant/Assistant en éducation, Support Staff/Personnel de soutien, Teachers/Enseignant

Grade Level:

K-12/Tous niveaux Maternelle à 12