As the epidemic situation has last for more than 2 years, young children, adults and elderly may have experienced lots of emotion struggles and worries. YCCECE aims at raising the awareness of mental health care of people from all walks of life and co-organise a Mental Health First Aid Standard Course with The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong. Registered instructor will lead participants to understand and practise core values of Mental Health First Aid through lectures, case studies, role-play, suicide risk assessment and exercise on panic attack. In-service teachers, pre-service teachers, parents, child caregivers and others who are interested in mental health can learn Mental Health First Aid techniques from home to offer help to both others and yourself.


Course Contents

  1. Overview of Mental Health First Aid Framework & Principles
  2. Understanding of common Mental Health Disorder, such as Depression, Anxiety, Severe Psychosis and Substance Abuse
  3. Understanding of the importance of Mental Health First Aid
  4. Differentiate Mental Health issues and understanding guidelines on crisis management
  5. Recognise available community resources, assisting clients to seek for professional treatment and to utilize appropriate community resources

Professional Qualification

Participants who meet graduation requirements will be awarded the ‘Mental Health First Aid Standard Certificate’. 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 across Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.


Ms Ada Yuen

  • Accredited Mental Health First Aid Instructor
  • Master of Counselling, The Faculty of Education at Monash University
  • Member and Registered Counsellor, Australian Counselling Association
  • Member and Registered Counsellor, Asian Professional Counselling & Psychology Association
  • Certificate of General Psychiatric Management for Borderline Personality Disorder, The Harvard Medical School
  • Certificate of Bipolar Disorder in Clinical Perspective, LKS Facility of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong
  • Certificate of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, The Facility of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Certificate of Structured Professional Programme on Supporting Students with Mental Health Needs, The Education University of Hong Kong
  • Certificate of Youth Mental Health First Aid, MFA
  • Certified D.I.S.C. Behavioural Consultant


2022 July 15 & 16 (Friday & Saturday)


2022 July 15 (Friday) : 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm (HK Time)

2022 July 16 (Saturday) : 9:30 am – 12:00 noon (HK Time)

(A total of 5-hour teaching and 5-7 hours self-study) 




Teachers, Parents, Child Caregivers and others who are interested in mental health

Teaching Format

Online Teaching

(Camera must be turned on anytime during the course to ensure 100% attendance) 

Application Deadline

2022 June 17 (Friday)

Application Procedure

1. Submit application and course fee through the online platform (1 Enrollment; 2 Enrollments)
2. Participants will receive confirmation by email upon successful application.

***All fees paid are not refundable.***


1. Course Fee HK$800 (Enjoy 10% off upon 2 concurrent enrollments course materials excluded)
2. Mental Health First Aid Manual (Chinese Edition) published by The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong – HK$100/set (Delivery fee
included for application on or before application deadline)

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