Mental Health Initial Intervention

Diversified Rehabilitation Group has partnered with the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC to deliver the Mental Health Initial Intervention Course.

The Mental Health Initial Intervention (MHII) course is designed to teach individuals how to recognize and help employees in the workplace who are displaying signs of mental health distress; until appropriate support is in place or until the crisis is resolved.

Course Duration
The course is structured as a one (1) day course, in a group setting. The course can be delivered at the employer’s location.

Target Audience
This course is designed for Employees, Occupational Health and Safety Advisors, Managers, Supervisors, Human Resources Practitioners, First Aid Attendants, Return-to-Work Professionals of small to large employers.

Previous health and safety experience education and or experience is an asset but not required.

Learning Objectives
Understand the roles and responsibilities of a Mental Heath attendant, recognize and help people who display signs of psychological distress. Develop an understating of various psychological disorders and available support including stay at work or return to work support.


  • Common Psychological Disorders
  • Signs and Risk Factors
  • Managing Stress and Stress Resilience
  • How to Support Individuals who Displays Psychological Problems
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Stay at Work and Return-to-Work Support
  • Substance Use and Abuse
  • Self- Care
  • Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Ethical Dilemmas

Assessment and Completion
Upon successful completion of the course material individuals will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from Diversified Rehabilitation Group. The certificate is valid for 12 months.

Online Learning Centre
Diversified Rehabilitation Group offers an online renewal course twice a year which can be accessed from any computer, laptop or tablet which has internet access. COMING SOON

Mental Health Initial Intervention

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If you would like to learn more about the Mental Health Initial Intervention Course please contact us at 604.795.9595 or fill out the form below.

A representative from the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC will be in touch to arrange training for you.