Mental Health and Wellness Training

Learner Success Services at Bow Valley College is offering free training to Bow Valley College staff, faculty and students who work with and/ or care for people. These training programs will assist you with recognizing and acting to support mental health and wellness in others.

Due to the certification of each workshop, minimum enrollment is required. As such, workshops can be canceled due to low enrollment, at any time.

Upcoming training includes:


 Mental Health First Aid

This 14 hour workshop will teach you basic information on various mental illnesses, how to promote the recovery of good mental health, and the resources available to help support someone with a mental health concern. Please Note: Training is only available to Bow Valley College students, staff and faculty.

December 5 & 6, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days. - Sold Out


The founders of Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) present, SafeTALK;  a half-day (3.5 hour) suicide alertness certification that prepares anyone 16 or older, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper.
Please Note: Training is only available to Bow Valley College students, staff and faculty.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Register Here


Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

This 14 hour workshop is an intensive, practice-dominated certification designed to help caregivers recognize and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Please Note: Training is only available to Bow Valley College students, staff and faculty.

January 24 & 25, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Register Here
February 21 & 22, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Register Here

March 14 & 15, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Register Here

 


Community Helpers Training

Do you find friends asking for your help, but you’re worried you’ll give them the wrong advice? Learn the basics of peer support with Community Helpers Training. Please Note: Training is only available to Bow Valley College students, staff and faculty.

Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Register Here

 


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