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Mental Health First Aid Certification Prepares You to Respond

You are more likely to encounter a person in an emotional crisis than someone in cardiac arrest. Would you know what to do?

Group of students in counseling session.

You are more likely to encounter a person in an emotional crisis than someone in cardiac arrest. Would you know what to do?

Mental Health First Aid is an evidenced-based public education program that teaches the key skills needed to help someone with a mental health problem or crisis. This nationally-recognized certification focuses on the skills that can be used until professional help is obtained. At the end of this program participants will be able to:

  • Describe the history of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
  • Identify the first responder role
  • Discuss the warning signs of major depression, psychosis, substance abuse, suicidal behavior and anxiety disorder
  • Describe how to apply the MHFA action plan

Ideal Class for:

  • Educators
  • Human resource professionals
  • Healthcare workers
  • Police and other emergency responders
  • Social workers
  • Non-emergency first responders

This presentation is being provided in partnership with Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare and provides 8.0 contact hours for CNE, LCSW, IAODAPCA, LMFT, LCPC, psychologists and educators.

Know When to Intervene

October 14
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Aurora Downtown Campus
18 S. River St. (Room 257)
Aurora, IL 60506

$79

For more information:
(630) 906-4152
wfd@waubonsee.edu