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Mental Health First Aid Standard Course

MHFA in HKBU


Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an international certificate course, which was originally developed by the ORYGEN Centre of University of Melbourne in 2001. In this 12-hour certificate course, participants will learn how to provide initial help to people with developing mental health problems before professional treatment could be obtained.

On completion of the course, participants will receive a Mental Health First Aid certificate issued by the Mental Health Association of Hong Kong. The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong is the organization authorized by the ORYGEN Research Centre of the University of Melbourne to issue the Mental Health First Aid certificate in Hong Kong.

Since 2008, the course has been launched in HKBU. Up to now, over 1200 students and staff members have been trained.

Content


  • Symptoms, causes and treatment: depression, anxiety disorder, psychosis and substance use disorder
  • Possible crisis situation arising from these mental health problems
  • Five first-aid actions and skills
  • Resources available in HKBU & the community for professional help and self help
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Open Courses For Undergraduate
1st Semester
1) Date 29 Sep & 6 Oct, 2018
  Time 10:00am-5:30pm
  Veune AAB613
  Language English
 

Registration

 

Enrollment Ended  

    CCL
2nd Semester
2) Date 10 - 11 Jan, 2019
  Time 10:00am-5:30pm
  Veune AAB205
  Language Cantonese
  Remarks

https://sles.hkbu.edu.hk/student/register/activity/CCL18190116

Registration is on a first come, first served basis and SPACE IS LIMITED!  

CCL

     
3) Date 23 - 24 Apr, 2019
  Time 10:00am-5:30pm
  Veune AAB402K-L
  Language Cantonese
  Remarks

Registration is on a first come, first served basis and SPACE IS LIMITED!  

Enrollment opens one month prior to the course commencement.

CCL

* The courses are subsidized by UGC SEN Fund, programme fee therefore would be exempted.
For Education Majors
2nd Semester
Date Jun, 2019
Remarks:  Please contact Education Department for more details of the application
* The courses are subsidized by UGC SEN Fund, programme fee therefore would be exempted.
1st Semster
1) Date 6, 8, 13 & 15 Nov, 2018
  Time 9:15am-12:30pm
  Language Cantonese
     
2) Date 6, 8, 13 & 15 Nov, 2018
  Time 2:15-5:30pm
  Language English

2nd Semester

3)    Date 19, 21, 26 & 28 Mar, 2019
  Time 9:15am-12:30pm
  Language Cantonese
     
4) Date 28 & 30 May, 4 & 6 Jun, 2019
  Time 2:15-5:30pm
  Language Cantonese

Remarks: Please contact Personnel for more details of the application