The Mental Health Initial Intervention (MHII) course is eight (8) hours in duration and is designed to teach how to recognize and help employees in the workplace who are displaying signs of mental health problems until appropriate support is in place or until the crisis is resolved.
This course is designed for Managers, Supervisors, Human Resources practitioners, Case Managers, Return-to-Work professionals, Union Representatives and Occupational Health and Safety Advisors.
Time: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Coffee breaks: 10:00 – 10:15 am and 3:00 – 3:15 pm
Lunch: 12:00 – 12:45 pm (not included)
Continuing Education Credits: HRMA (8), CSPDM (7), VRA (7.5 incl. 1.5 in Ethics), CVRP (7.5 incl. 1 in Ethics)
- What is Mental Health Initial Intervention (MHII)?
- MHII Attendant’s role and responsibilities
- Confidentiality and privacy
- Common mental health problems
- Stigmas and labels
- Signs and symptoms
- Risk factors
- Ethical Dilemmas
- Anxiety disorders
- Panic Attacks
- Mood disorders
- Psychotic disorders / episodes
- Stress management
- Substance use disorders
- Crisis intervention skills
- Stay at Work and Return to work support
- Community resources
- MHII Certification