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The Certificate in Emergency Mental Health provides a structured theoretical and practical program designed to help individuals or professionals working in health care gain expertise in providing assessment and care to people experiencing mental health crises or emergencies. This program is particularly appropriate for emergency room staff, paramedics, firefighters and other first responders.
Program graduates will be equipped to:
You have up to 18 months from your start date to complete all the courses required for the certificate. However, as courses are self-paced and registration is continuous, dedicated students may complete the entire program in less than the maximum time permitted.
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, you are awarded a Douglas College Certificate in Emergency Mental Health. This certificate is issued by the Graduation Office in the Office of the Registrar.