Mental Health First Aid Training - Adults

  • 19 Apr 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 17 S. 7th St, Allentown, Lehigh Co. Government Center Building
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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.

Location:
Lehigh County Government Center
Room 43B 
17 South 7th Street
Allentown, PA 18101

Parking: Across the street from the front of the building on  S. 7th. Street.


Cost: $40
There are no CEUs being offered for this event. Participants will receive MHFA Certification.

Lunch Provided

All payments must be made by the day of the training.


Deadline to Register:
Monday, April 17, 2017

Trainers: Deborah Allen & Lisa Basci

By using a check for payment, you agree to the following terms: In the event your check is dishonored or returned for any reason, you authorize us to electronically (or by paper draft) re-present the check to your bank account for collection of the amount of the check, plus any applicable fees as permitted by state law.

Inclement Weather Policy: In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7:00 a.m. the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163 . Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!

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Cost: $40
There are no CEUs being offered for this event. Participants will receive MHFA Certification.

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