The MAAETC Regional Partner Site at VCU and Health Brigade are partnering to offer the Mental Health First Aid Adult Training course.
Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.
This course is ideal for HIV testers, community health workers, patient navigators, nurses, and case managers who may help clients who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
Learn the following information and skills:
Risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems.
Information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, and addiction disorders.
A 5-step action plan to help someone developing a mental health problem or in crisis.
Where to turn for help — professional, peer, and self-help resources.
Certificate of Completion
Certificates will be provided upon completion of this program which confirms 8 hours of attendance at this program.
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.