Virtual First Aid for Mental Health

Virtual First Aid for Mental Health

Date: July 25 2022 - July 27 2022

This Mental Health Awareness Course provides participants with a broad understanding of mental health.

Participants will learn about the factors that affect mental health and will be introduced to the more prevalent mental disorders and accompanying signs and symptoms, the influence of stigma and discrimination, guidance on supporting people in distress and advice on honing personal resilience.This course is not only suitable for individuals but also in the workplace, where it is a growing concern and the spotlight is on employers to evaluate the need, and provide adequate provision, for the mental wellbeing of their staff. This may include training staff in the awareness of mental health issues, and how to recognize signs and symptoms and provide support to someone who may be experiencing mental health issues.

Disclaimer: It is important to note that some elements might prove triggering or upsetting to attendees. It is also not a substitute for mental health interventions that are implemented by health professionals.

Is this course online?

Yes

Who can attend?

Individuals who want to learn about mental health. Businesses and office staff where mental health can affect employee’s productivity and wellbeing.

Any Prerequisites?

This course is open to any person over the age of 16. If young people below the age of 18 seek to attend prior parental consent is required.

Duration:

5 hours

Certification:

Participants receive an international certification from EFR (valid for 2 years) and a wall certificate.

Language:

Delivery and material in English and/or Arabic.

About EFR:

Emergency First Response (EFR) is the fastest-growing international CPR, AED and first aid training organization. With more than 56,000 instructors worldwide, 48 years of experience in more than one 175 countries: Emergency First Response courses follow the international emergency considerations and protocols as developed by the members of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) and their updates. The certification is globally accepted and satisfies the requirements of governmental and international authorities worldwide.

Youmna Khalil
Youmna Khalil is an internationally certified CPR, First Aid and AED instructor trainer for both adults and children (Emergency First Response). Her portfolio includes several international corporations, multinationals, companies and nonprofit organizations from a variety of sectors - which were taught in English and/or Arabic. In the past years, Youmna was successful in spreading general first aid knowledge to over 17000 people – around 500 became internationally certified first responders.

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