Mental health literacy is a key component of occupational therapy interventions. The high prevalence of mental disorders increases the likelihood of any of us engaging with someone experiencing mental health issues. This course aims to raise awareness and understanding about mental health first aid. It provides a general overview of this intervention and highlights its key elements.
Course created on October 17, 2022
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Foundational Knowledge, 05236; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-956056; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Mental Health
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the meaning of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA).
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize what MHFA involves.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the action principles of MHFA.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction; Why this course?|
|10-20 Minutes||From Mental Health Literacy to Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)|
|20-25 Minutes||MHFA – What is this about?|
|25-35 Minutes||MHFA – What does it involve?|
|35-45 Minutes||MHFA – Action Principles|
|45-55 Minutes||MHFA in practice|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q&A|
Tania Sofia Nogueira
MSc, HCPC – UK, COT – UK, ACSS – PT
Tania is an occupational therapist, with more than 15 years of experience in mental health services and the welfare system, both in UK and Portugal. She has a master's degree in health psychology and post-graduate degree in intervention in crisis. She is a mental health first aider in the UK with significant work experience in safeguarding practices, clinical risk assessment, and management.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 05236. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC), Related to OT (AZ), Related to OT (LA), Directly Related to OT (MS), Directly Related to OT (TN) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Mental Health Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.