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The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course teaches people to give “first aid” to those individuals experiencing a mental health crisis and/or who are in the early stages of a mental health disorder.
Join us and leave with a five-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional care.
MHFA, 2019(To respond to other adults)March 8June 7September 13December 6
8:00 am – 5:00 pmWashtenaw County Learning Resource Center4135 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor MICost: $20 **Please Note: Registration is Not Final until payment for course has been received.
***Money orders and personal checks made out to “Washtenaw County CMH” are accepted on site, but pre-paid attendees are given first priority seating
This 8 hour training will help participants learn the signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems, where to get help, and what type of help has been shown to be most effective.
The mental health problems covered include:
Crisis situations covered include suicidal behaviors, acute reaction after a trauma, panic attack, acute psychotic behavior, and drug overdose.This training is open to all Case Managers, Peer Support Specialists, Therapists, Physicians and Nurses, Educators and School Administrators, Faith Community members, First Responders, Consumers and their families, and all interested community members.
Licensed social workers who provide a valid license number are eligible for 8 social work CEU hours upon completion.