Mental Health First Aid Course
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The trainer of 12-hour MHFA course will teach you how to provide initial support to people with mental health problem or people experiencing mental health crisis. It will cover: 

•  Basic knowledge of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders;
•  Possible crisis arising from these mental health problems (e.g., suicidal behaviors, acute psychotic behaviors, acute stress reactions) and the necessary interventions;
•  Early intervention and appropriate support to the person in need before the situation gets worse; 
•  Community resources and professional services available in Hong Kong

Quotes from past MHFA courses:
“Very good training course in fundamental level for understanding mental health. Highly recommended.”
“Have learnt more detailed information about different mental diseases, useful methods and ways to deal with different situations, very practical.”
“The instructors are very professional and they have experience in dealing with students in mental health concerns. The videos are also very useful.”

 

Date & Time:

19 & 26 Feb 2020 (Wed), 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Audience:

Students

Language:

English

Speaker:

Student Counselors

HLTH1010 Attained:

2 Hours

Course Fee:

HK$150 (Refundable)
Payment can be made to HKUST via Bank of China (Hong Kong) Ltd: 012-875-1-070111-7

Registration:

Please send an email to counsel@ust.hk three days before the workshop starts. Kindly attach the bank-in receipt and include your name, student ID, department, school, telephone no. and the course dates in the email.

Certificate: 

Official Certificate issued by The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong with the recognition by Mental Health First Aid, Australia upon successful completion of the training.

Enquiry: 

Tel: 2358 6696 / E-mail: counsel@ust.hk

URL:

http://counsel.ust.hk/MHFA

Remarks:

Original course fee is $1,000 and now at special rate for HKUST students with the subsidy from the University.

 

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