Mental Health First Aid - Adult
Mental Health First Aid-Adult is a eight hour interactive class that helps you assist someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid-Adult course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it does build mental health literacy, helping the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness. Mental Health First Aid-Adult certification expires every 3 years. The Mental Health First Aid-Adult course has benefited a variety of audiences and key professions, including: primary care professionals, employers and business leaders, faith communities, school personnel and educators, state police and corrections officers, nursing home staff, mental health authorities, state policymakers, volunteers, young people, families and the general public.
Audience: nurses, social workers, mental health counselors, nursing home staff, school administration, teachers, faith communities, employers, chambers of commerce, state policymakers, and mental health advocacy organizations.
When:Thursday, August 29th 8:30- 5:00
Where: Sunnybrook Medical Clinic
Sunnybrook Community Room 2nd Floor
4802 Sunnybrook Drive
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Limit to 40 people
Cost: $45.00 lunch and includes book
Instructor: Dr. Patricia Gilbaugh, (Ph.D, LISW, CAS)
For more information please contact:
Deb Goering 712-577-3118
Grace C Mae Advocate Center