Mental Health Care

 Credential: Certificate of Completion  Ι  Offered: July 20, 2020 - July 24, 2020

Program Description

Building on the foundational skills and knowledge gained from completing a Health Care Assistant Program, students can take this advanced training in Mental Health Care with a cultural component for frontline workers who provide care for Indigenous clients. Problem-solving and critical thinking skills are enhanced, which helps prepare students with becoming aware of patient behaviour in response to different health care procedures.

In addition to interpersonal skill development, the Canadian Mental Health Association offers the training for Basic Mental Health First Aid for Adults, which is under the initiative of the Mental Health Commission of Canada. National certification will be granted when all hours are completed.

Career Path

Health Care Assistants who complete the advanced training in Mental Health Care will be able to work in a variety of where mental health care is the main focus for patients.

Program Summary


1 week


July 20, 2020 - July 24, 2020


Certificate of Completion






Admission Requirements


How to Apply

  • HCA certification from a recognized training program or other frontline health care workers requiring an interview with a program coordinator
  • Interview with Program Coordinator


In-Person: 235 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver BC. (We are located just off Main Street)

By Fax: Fax your application to our admissions office at (604) 873-1440

Online: Complete and submit your Online Application

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Workshop Outline

Day 1

Introductory, Role of Mental Health Care Worker

Day 2

Basic Mental Health First Aid for Adults

Day 3

Basic Mental Health First Aid for Adults

Day 4

Cultural Workshops

Day 5

Cultural Workshops

Tuition & Fees




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Total Cost:


*Please note: all costs for fees, books, and supplies are included in the tuition.

This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

For more information, please contact:

Admissions Department
(604) 873-3772 Ext. 328
[email protected]