Crisis Response & Mental Health Worker Certification

In partnership with Discovery Community College, we are offering a Fully Funded (Free) Crisis Response and Mental Health Worker Program in Maple Ridge and Tri-cities area for eligible BC residents who are either unemployed or have precarious employment, and who are looking to become a front-line worker via the Community Workforce Response Grant.

This program is designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to work as a crisis response & mental health worker in a variety of community settings. Graduates are prepared to work in areas such as community social service agencies, support services, group home settings, shelters, harm reduction and community enforcement.

Crisis Response & Mental Health Worker Courses:

  • GO 901 Get Oriented
  • IT 701 Introduction to Computers
  • ES 501 Employability Skills
  • Foundational CRMHW Certificates
  • Professionalism & Ethics – CRMHW
  • Diversity in Canada
  • Indigenous Cultures in Canada
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Conflict Management
  • Communication in Mental Health
  • Human Development – Adulthood
  • Mental Health & Addictions
  • Professional Growth
  • Work Experience – Practicum

Program starts August 8th, 2023

  • Training dates: August 8th, 2023, to March 1st, 2024
  • Limited seats available
  • Maple Ridge Campus
  • Full-time Training
  • 4 Weeks of practicum (unpaid work experience) included

Who is eligible?

  • Residents of BC who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons entitled to work in Canada
  • Unemployed or employed part time (less than 30 hours) at the time of training
  • Casually, seasonally, or precariously employed
  • Must be seeking training to find a new job

Program full! No longer accepting applications.