Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorder. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.
– How to identify common signs and symptoms of mental illness and substance use
– How to interact with a person in crisis
– How to connect the person with help
– How to apply the ALGEE action plan: Assess for risk of suicide or harm, Listen non-judgmentally, Give reassurance and information, Encourage appropriate professional help, and Encourage self help and other support strategies.
Instructor: Nassiba Cherif, MFT
Date and Time | March 16th and March 17th, 2021 | 9 am – 12 pm
Who should take the course? Anyone working with the public or community members.
Course Structure: 2 hours of on-line self-paced coursework followed by a 6-hour interactive virtual class.
Participants will receive:
– Access to online self-paced coursework
– Interactive instructor-led class
– Course materials including a digital manual
– Online participant processing guide and resources
– 3 Year MHFA certification
Upon registration and addition to the course, the self-paced link will be emailed to you.