Registration is necessary for ALL trainings, as class sizes are limited. To register online click 'Register for a class' and submit form and payment (if required). For more information email: Info@MentalHealthUSA.org
OR call: 815-670-4173
OR call: 815-670-4173
This 8 hour course is offered to:
Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based public education and prevention tool – it improves the public’s knowledge of mental health and substance use problems and connects people with care for their mental health or substance use problems. Similar to traditional First Aid and CPR, Mental Health First Aid is help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a crisis until professional treatment is obtained or the crisis resolves. People who enroll in local Mental Health First Aid courses learn a five-step action plan to help loved ones, colleagues, neighbors and others cope with mental health or substance use problems. 8 CEUs may be available. Must attend entire 8 hours of training to receive certification from the National Council of Behavioral Health. *Curriculum is POST Board approved for law enforcement.
Mental Health First Aid Trainings: Adult
Date: August 25, 2018
Time: 8am -4:30pm
Location: Evangelical Covenant Church
5405 Hart LN NW, Bemidji, MN 56601
Course Fee: $50 Register online or by mail. Lunch is provided. Scholarships may be available.
This is a 15 hour leader training class for persons from all denominations who are interested in leading Biblical support groups within your church, coffee shop, workplace, etc.
Participants will learn the 7 keys to leading Biblical support groups for individuals and families living with mental health difficulties and other challenges. This includes depression/anxiety support groups, veterans support groups, PTSD/trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, survivors of suicide loss and other support groups for individuals and families affected by mental illness. Have you been affected by life's trials, traumas, or tragedies? Do you desire God to use your experience to come alongside others who are traveling a similar journey? If you have recovered and have health of your own, consider taking this pastoral care support group leader training class. Participants must have a lived experience. Curriculum published by Saddleback Church. *Must attend all 15 hours of training to receive certification from Mental Health USA. Class can be completed once a week over 5 or less consecutive weeks.
Leading and Launching Life Changing Support Groups
Meeting venue: Crossroads Church
3354 Laurel DR., Bemidji, MN 56601
This class meets once a week for *six consecutive weeks from
January 2nd-February 6th
6:30-9:00pm. Meets on Tuesdays.
No class fee. Free will donations accepted.
This training is designed for frontline staff and volunteers, those that would be the very first persons to encounter someone experiencing a mental health crisis. Open to ALL organizations, including churches, schools, businesses, etc. This training includes Mental Health First Aid Training as well as additional training that will help establish a protocol within your organization that will allow you to be ready to help when someone calls or walks through your doors in the midst of a crisis. Learning how to talk with a person in crisis and how to collaborate with local community mental health providers and offer resources is key to improving quality of life for individuals and families affected by mental illness. Contact us to learn how we can help your organization be prepared for a crisis before the need arises.