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Fall 2022  ›  Bachelor of Science in International Business Administration  ›  3rd Semester  ›  Studium Generale

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), Course B

Course Code:
Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit MHFA Ersthelfer
Course Type:
BSc Course General Studies
Week Hours:
Fall 2022
(Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.)
Dear students,

In order to take part in the course,additionally to myWHUstudiesplease register at the link:

It is necessary to register one week before the course starts at the latest.

(Please provide the address where the course material can be sent to and the phone number you can be reached at, in case there is a technical problem during the course).

Thank you!

Among others, topics are: signs, symptoms and risk factors of mental diseases with a focus on depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis and substance use problems. Participants get to know the MHFA action plan to assist people who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or who are in a mental health crisis. This action plan will be put into practice with case examples, role plays and other exercises. Participants will get manifold information about evidence-based, professional, peer- and self-help-support.

After finishing the MHFA course, participants get the possibility to give feedback to the instructor and to complete an online exam to earn accreditation as a certified MHFA first aider.

Wednesday, 16/11/2022
03:30 PM till 05:30 PM
Wednesday, 23/11/2022
03:30 PM till 05:30 PM
Monday, 28/11/2022
12:00 PM till 02:00 PM
Wednesday, 30/11/2022
03:30 PM till 05:30 PM
Tuesday, 06/12/2022
03:00 PM till 05:00 PM
Wednesday, 07/12/2022
03:30 PM till 05:30 PM
The MHFA Mental Health First Aider Course
has been developed according to the successful model for first aid in physical
and trains laypersons to become mental health first responders in 12 hours.

In addition to theoretical knowledge transfer, concrete first aid measures for developing mental health problems and for acute mental health crises are learned and consolidated through practical exercises.

To complete the course and take an exam it is obligatory to attend each session of the course.
Dear students,