Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Continuing Education > Health Professional Development > Courses > Mental Health First Aid - Seniors
The content of this course was developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada, and is delivered by Douglas College faculty members who are certified instructors for Mental Health First Aid - Seniors.
The course “is intended to increase the capacity of seniors, families (informal caregivers), friends, staff in care settings and communities to promote mental health in seniors, prevent mental illness and suicide wherever possible in seniors and intervene early when problems first emerge.” (Mental Health Commission of Canada)
By the end of this course, students will:
The cost of course resources is included in the tuition fee. You will be provided with a course manual on Day 1 of the course.
There are no formal prerequisites for this course.
This course covers the following topics:
Learning resources will be provided
This is a classroom-based course. Students must attend 100% of the course meetings and are expected to participate in discussions.
There are no assignments for this course.
You will receive a certificate from the Mental Health Commission of Canada upon successful completion.
Course completion timelines will depend on the course schedule.
Registration and course start
Registration is easy; simply call CE Registration at 604-527-5472 and quote the CRN (below) for the session you are interested in. Payment of the tuition fee must accompany registration.
Please note that a minimum of 10 registrations are required in order to deliver the course. If a section of the course does not meet the registration minimum, registrants will be contacted no later than the business day prior to the course start date and offered the option to move to a different offering or receive a full refund of tuition fees.
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