MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING
YOU HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SAVE A LIFE. ARE YOU PREPARED?
Whether you're looking to support a family member, co-worker, stranger, friend or member of your community...this VIRTUAL course is for you.
Get certified in Mental Health First Aid.
MHFA training is included on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices.
SO, WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?
Mental Health First Aid training is designed to give members of the public key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Gain easy to use tools and increase your confidence in providing help to others!
This course consists of 2-hours of virtual self-paced content followed by 6 hours of virtual instructor-led training via Zoom. You must be 18 years of age or older to attend this course. Participants from anywhere in the globe are welcome to register!
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN A VIRTUAL MHFA COURSE?
MHFA Certification, which must be renewed every three years, teaches participants to:
Recognize the potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems, including: depression, anxiety/trauma, psychosis and psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, and self-injury.
Use a 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional help.
Interpret the prevalence of various mental health disorders in the U.S. and the need for reduced negative attitudes in their communities.
Apply knowledge of the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help resources available to help someone with a mental health problem treat and manage the problem and achieve recovery.
REGISTER FOR A VIRTUAL COURSE
- Oct 06, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDTVIRTUAL
- Oct 11, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDTVIRTUAL
- Oct 18, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDTVIRTUAL
- Oct 25, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDTVIRTUAL
- Oct 28, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDTVIRTUAL
- Nov 01, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDTVIRTUAL
- Nov 07, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM MSTVIRTUAL