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Mental Health First Aid

January 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$25

Home Study*
+
Virtual Training

Saturday
January 16, 2021
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Why Mental Health First Aid?

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. 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.

*Home Study

Participants must complete the 2‑hour Mental Health First Aid Introduction between 1‑14 January 2021 to next participate in the Instructor‑Led Skills Application training on 16 January 2021.

What it Covers

• Common signs and symptoms of mental illness • Common signs and symptoms of substance use • How to interact with a person in crisis • How to connect the person with help • NEW: Expanded content on trauma, addiction and self-care

Who Should Take it

• Employers • Police officers • Hospital staff
• First responders • Faith leaders
• Community members • Caring individuals

Registration $25

CE Certificate of Attendance – $45
Psychology CE Certificate of Attendance – $95

Registration Deadline
December 15, 2020

Class size is limited
to 20 persons

Trainers, training manuals, and a reduced registration fee are sponsored by the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Continuing Education

Licensed Mental Health Counselor – Application for MA LMHC continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 413-842-5160 for the status of LMHC CE accreditation.

Social Worker – Application for social work continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 413-842-5160 for the status of social work CE accreditation.

Emergency Medical Technician – Application for EMT continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 413-842-5160 for the status of EMT CE accreditation.

Psychology – Application for psychology continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 413-842-5160 for the status of psychology CE accreditation.

Substance Abuse Counselor – Application for MA LADC continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 413-842-5160 for the status of LADC CE accreditation.

Nursing – Program meets the requirements for nursing contact hours as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing 244 CMR 5.04

Nursing Home Administrator – Berkshire AHEC is recognized as an approved provider by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Nursing Home Administrators to offer continuing education credits for nursing home administrators. Provider NH-09015-002.

This program does not qualify for NBCC credit

Details

Date:
January 16
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$25
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