Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) FY20

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 08:30 AM until 05:00 PM
This class is also being offered on
Thursday, November 14, 2019 ( Anchorage, Alaska )
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 ( Anchorage, Alaska )
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 ( Anchorage, Alaska )
Thursday, March 5, 2020 ( Anchorage, Alaska )
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 ( Anchorage, Alaska )
Friday, May 8, 2020 ( Anchorage, Alaska )
Location and Delivery Method ( view map )
Delivery Method
Face-To-Face
Location Name
Kenai Peninsula College
Address
156 College Road
City
Soldotna
State / Province
Alaska
Zip / Postal Code
99669
Country
United States
Cost Range
$85.00

Host And Instructor

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Host
Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Instructor
Jill Ramsey (907) 264-6228, jill@alaskachd.org

Credits

C.E. Credit for Nursing - Contact Hours: 8.00
This training offers 8 nursing contact hours and is jointly provided by the Alaska Nurses Association and Alaska Training Cooperative. The Alaska Nurses Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Contact Hours: 8.00

Training Overview Description

Mental Health First Aid is an education program for adult 18 and older that helps the participant identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Mental Health First Aid is offered in the form of an interactive course that presents an overview of mental illness and substance use disorders in the U.S. and introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds an understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. Those who take the course learn a 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources, and knowledge to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

Trauma
Chronic Alcoholism and Other Substance Related Disorders
Behavioral Health/Mental Illness
Traumatic Brain Injury
All Substance Abuse
All Senior Services
All Public Safety
All Housing
All Direct Support Services/Care Givers
All Developmental Disabilities
All Child Welfare
All Behavioral Health / Social
All Administrative Support Services

Registration Information

Please register in advance to participate. This is an 8-hour certification course to be attended in full. MHFA certification is valid for three years.

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