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Sat, Mar 16

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Corolla

Adult Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid is an early intervention public education program. It teaches adults how to recognize the signs and symptoms that suggest a potential mental health challenge, how to listen nonjudgmentally, give reassurance and provide resources to those experiencing a mental health challenge

Registration closes Mar 10, 2024, 5:00 PM

Adult Mental Health First Aid Training
Adult Mental Health First Aid Training

Time & Location

Mar 16, 2024, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Corolla, 470 Ocean Trail, Corolla, NC 27927, USA

About the event

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of Mental Health First Aid and the role of the Mental Health First Aider.
  • Identify the impact of mental health challenges on the well-being of adults in the U.S.
  • Explain that recovery from a mental health challenge is possible.
  • Describe the principles of safety and privacy for both the Mental Health First Aider and the person receiving first aid.
  • Explain the 5 steps of the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan (ALGEE).
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health challenges that may impact adults.
  • Evaluate the impact of early intervention on mental health challenges.
  • Apply the appropriate steps of the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan (ALGEE) when a person shows early signs of a mental health challenge.
  • Apply the appropriate steps of the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan (ALGEE) when a person shows worsening signs of a mental health challenge.
  • Apply the appropriate steps of the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan (ALGEE) to crisis situations.
  • Choose appropriate methods for self-care following the application of Mental Health First Aid in a crisis or non-crisis situation.

Certification upon completion.

Registration Required and limited to 30 students

Registration Closes March 10, 2024

Registration closes Mar 10, 2024, 5:00 PM

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