Mental Health First Aid Instructor Training

Mental Health Instructor First Aid Training

Community Health Interfaith Partnership (CHIP), in collaboration with Fulton County Oak Hill Child, Family and Adolescent Center is accepting applications for a Mental Health First Aid Instructor Certification Training.  The SAMHSA sponsored training is FREE.  Seating is limited.

If you are selected to attend this training, you must commit to the full training schedule of 5 days, September 21-25, 2015. 

Additionally, if you are traveling to participate in this training, you are responsible for any expenses you incur for transportation, lodging, and meals.

Please complete the application no later than August 14, 2015 and email it to Mary Wilson at mwilson@ep-cat.org  

MHFA Instructor Certification Application

 

Mental health challenges – such as depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance use – are shockingly common in the United States.  In fact, more than one in five American adults will have a mental health problem in any given year.  The National Council for Behavioral Health certifies individuals throughout the nation to provide Mental Health First Aid courses to prepare their communities with the knowledge and skills to help individuals who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.  Identified on SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices, the training helps the public better identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses.  For more information on Mental Health First Aid, visit www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org.

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