Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
January 23, 2024
11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST
ACCME AND NAB CREDITS WILL BE OFFERED.
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.
Registration is limited. A minimum of five (5) participants are required for the session to occur.
To register for the Mental Health First Aid training, please send your name, email address, agency and training date to coeinfo@ allianthealth.org by Wednesday, January 17, 2024.
Speaker: Holly Pounders