Training & Certificates

Winter 2022 Programs

Please visit our registration page to indicate programs of interest and your preferred dates and times to support scheduling.


Program Descriptions

LivingWorks Start

LivingWorks Start is a FREE online (60-90 minutes) suicide prevention training open to MHC students, faculty, & staff. This course will help you to learn valuable skills to be able to have life-saving conversations with people who may be thinking of suicide.

Dates, Times, & Location: Available online

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer)

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer, the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help guide them to appropriate resources.

Dates & Times: TBD
Location: TBD

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the support provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just like physical first aid, MHFA is given until appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved. Participants who take this course will be well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with their family, friends, communities, and workplaces.

Dates & Times: TBD
Location: TBD

First Responder to Sexual Assault and Abuse Training™

First Responder to Sexual Assault and Abuse Training™ is a beginner yet comprehensive ‘Identify, Respond and Refer’ training. This training is beneficial to professionals and paraprofessionals who are working with individuals who may be impacted by sexual assault and abuse and to other community members who are interested in increasing their skills and confidence in responding effectively to the continuum of behaviours that constitute sexual assault and abuse.

Dates & Times: TBD
Location: TBD

Contact Us

Counselling Services are located with Academic Advising on the main floor of the Centre Core building.

Book Appointment
To book or cancel an appointment, please call 403.529.3819.

Brooks Campus
To contact the Student Support Specialist in Brooks, call 403.362.1697.

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