Workshops

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a training course designed to give members of the public key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as CPR training helps a layperson without medical training assist an individual following a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid training helps a layperson assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis. Recognizing the potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems, including: depression, anxiety/trauma, psychosis and psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, and self-injury. This course is also ideal for social workers and administrators in leadership positions that are interested in sharpening their mental health assessment skills. It is also the first step in becoming a mental health first aid instructor. This 8-hour course is offered via two 4-hour sessions on consecutive Saturdays.

This workshop does not have any offerings for this semester.