Mental Health First Aid Training - Adults
Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Mental Health First Aid is offered in the form of an 8 hour course that presents an overview of mental illness and substance use disorders in the U.S. and introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. Those who take the 8-hour course learn a 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.
Target Audience: primary care professionals, employers and business leaders, faith communities, school personnel and educators, state police and corrections officers, nursing home staff, mental health authorities, state policymakers, volunteers, young people, families and the general public
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Lehigh County Government Center
17 South 7th Street
Allentown, PA 18101
Parking: Across the street from the front of the building on S. 7th. Street.
There are no CEUs being offered for this event. Participants will receive MHFA Certification.
All payments must be made by the day of the training.
Deadline to Register:
Monday, April 17, 2017
Trainers: Deborah Allen & Lisa Basci
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