CCSF Tulay Program Registration Portal Adult Mental Health First Aid Training (Virtual)
DATE: Thursday, May 6th, 2021 TIME: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM (PST) *An additional two hour self-paced, online course required This is a private training session for student ambassadors of CCSF's Tulay Program. ABOUT THE TRAINING Similar to 'First Aid' and CPR, 'Mental Health First Aid' teaches individuals to help those experiencing mental health challenges or crises. Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.
WHAT IT COVERS
Common signs and symptoms of mental illness
Common signs and symptoms of substance use
How to interact with a person in crisis
How to connect the person with help
NEW: Expanded content on trauma, addiction and self-care
Total Training Time: 8 hours
First Aiders will complete a 2-hour, self-paced online class.
After completing the self paced online class, First Aiders will participate in a 6-hour, Instructor-led video conference on Zoom.
Participants will be provided with materials needed for the training.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION It is recommended to complete this training using a digital device with audio and video capabilities and internet access. Devices such as a laptop, desktop or tablet will work best for Zoom and our learning management system (LMS), Cornerstone.
The Mental Health First Aid Handbook and Processing Guide will be sent in digital PDF format. Closed captioning is available for the instructional videos and also include transcriptions. This training will be conducted in English.