Mental Health First Aid Training Scholarships

Future information professionals,
Interested in public service or community building work? Looking to do some professional development this spring/summer?
iStudents for Mental Health is offering two full scholarships to mental health first aid training with the Mental Health Commission of Canada http://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.ca/en
Open to all current students of the Master of Information or Concurrent Registration Option program at the UofT iSchool.
Write 300-500 words explaining how mental health First Aid training is important to your goals as an information professional.
Include your name, concentration, and year of study.
Deadline: April 6th, 2018
Email to: MISC@utoronto.ca
The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) offers occupational training for public service workers to know how to respond to patrons in crisis, distress, or in need of resources – the goal to develop a level of compassion and understanding of the complexities surrounding mental health, and the complexities of support services.
MHCC offers these two-day training sessions throughout the year, in Toronto and across Canada. The training ranges from $150-$350.
iStudents for Mental Health (the Mental Health Working Group of MiSC) is offering full scholarships to cover the cost of training (plus stipend of $33 for lunch, transportation, etc.) for three successful applicants.
Scholarships will be awarded in mid-April for recipients to register for a training session at a date of their choosing this spring or summer.
For further information, contact Robyn.Forman@utoronto.ca or MartaCooper.Burt@mail.utoronto.ca

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