Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
August 11, 2023
11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training provides skills to contact and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use challenge or experiencing a crisis.
This session provides a MHFA certification for three years.
The training covers:
- Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges and substance use challenges.
- How to interact with a person in crisis.
- How to connect a person with help.
- Expanded content on trauma, substance use and self-care
The training is divided into three (3) parts:
Part 1 starts AFTER initial registration has been APPROVED by the instructor. Approved registrants will be emailed instructions on how to create an on-line profile using MHFA Connect and completing a pre-survey/quiz followed by a 2-hour self-paced online course. Registrants MUST complete Part 1 no less than 48 hours (two business days) prior to the scheduled Part 2 session.
Part 2 is a 5.5-hour live instructor led virtual training. Participants are required to be on camera the entire time.
Part 3 participants will return to MHFA Connect to complete the post test and evaluation, required to receive a certificate of participation.
To register for the Mental Health First Aid training, please send your name, email address, agency and training date to coeinfo@ allianthealth.org by Friday, July 28, 2023.
Registration is limited to 15 participants.
A minimum of five (5) participants are required for the session to occur.