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Courses
Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
HEAL1920 Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Description: ASIST is a two-day, interactive workshop that prepares caregivers to provide suicide life-assisting, first-aid intervention. Small group discussions and skills practice are based on adult learning principles. ASIST teaches Pathways for Assisting Life (PAL), a practical guide to doing suicide interventions.
Hours: 14
Credits: 1
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14   Details
OLRN1417 Cognitive Development, Trauma and Loss - Children's Mental Health Focus

Description: Learners will determine the effects of trauma on cognitive development of infants, children and adolescents. Students will also identify those children with trauma histories in order to limit the potential triggers within the therapeutic environment. The theories of loss and grief, as these relate to the infant, child and adolescent population will be explored throughout the course.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
OLRN1353 Family Relationships and their Impact on Psychiatric Disorders

Description: Students will examine the interconnectedness of family relationships and their effect on common abnormal psychiatric disorders in the infant, child and adolescent populations. This course will review the developmental stages, familial structures and family functions through the lens of family systems theory. Students will also explore the environmental effects and their influences on the family as a dynamic entity.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
OLRN1380 Introduction to Mental Health Practice

Description: You will develop a basic understanding of mental illness, psychiatric diagnoses and treatment approaches.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
HEAL1810 Mental Health First Aid

Description: Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved. This course aims to improve mental health literacy, and provide the skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing mental health problems in themselves, a family member, a friend or a colleague.
Anyone can benefit from MHFA training. It is open to members of the general public. Families affected by mental health problems, teachers, health service providers, emergency workers, frontline workers who deal with the public, volunteers, human resources professionals, employers and community groups are just a few of the groups who have benefited from MHFA.
Hours: 12
Credits: 1
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12   Details
HEAL1910 Mental Health First Aid For Adults Who Interact With Youth

Description: Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth (aged 12-24) is a 14-hour course that improves mental health literacy. It provides the knowledge and skills to help you better support the mental health and wellness of youth and prevent potential or developing mental health problems.
Hours: 14
Credits: 1
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14   Details
OLRN1875 Prevention and Intervention Strategies - Children's Mental Health

Description: Students will apply prevention and intervention strategies to appropriately respond to stressful situations in the infant, child and adolescent population. The focus of this course is on the effective application of communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills in a variety of situations.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
OLRN1885 Psychiatric Disorders Common to the Infant, Child and Adolescent Population

Description: To understand complicated mental health disorders common to infant, child and adolescents, students will review a variety of abnormal cognitive and behavioural disorders. This course will emphasize an understanding of the behaviours and the daily effects and challenges on the mental health of the infant, child, and adolescent population.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
OLRN1373 Risk Factors of Common Psychiatric Disorders in the Infant, Child and Adolescent Population

Description: Students will recognize the risk factors and triggers associated with common psychiatric disorders in the infant, child and adolescent population. Early identification and awareness of the behaviours will enable the student to appropriately identify and assess the situation at hand.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
HEAL0120 Road to Mental Readiness

Description: The overall goal of this training created by the Mental Health Commission of Canada is to provide students in first responder and front-line provider programs with practical knowledge and skills to address mental health and mental illness. What you have learned in your first responder and front-line provider program will be reinforced by participating in R2MR while providing you with practical strategies and a certification recognized by the workplace.
Hours: 4
Credits: 0
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4   Details
OLRN1744 Treatment Options in Dementia Care

Description: Take a guided tour through the brain and learn how various dementias affect brain processes. Explore treatment options currently available, and look into the future and view the journey towards a cure for Alzheimer disease and related dementias.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1732
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24   Details

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