Mental Health First Aid Certification Training

WhenThursday, October 7, 2010 to Thursday, October 28, 2010
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Where3301 W Broadway
Columbia, 65203

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ContactMona Lara

Community United Methodist Church, 3301 W Broadway in Columbia MO along with Family Counseling Center of MO, INC is hosting a Mental Health First Aid training in October.  This is a 12 hour training spread over 4 weeks.  Every Thursday in October(7,14,21,28) the training will be held from 5:30pm to 9:00pm with dinner provided in Room 512 (there will be signs posted). 

Participants must attend all 4 sessions to become certified.  CEUs are available upon request.  The total cost for all sessions is $25 to cover materials and food.  Please make checks payable to Family Counseling Center of MO, INC.  Applicants must register by SEPT 29 to Mona Lara: or 5734422591

 This 12-hour course teaches non-clinically trained individuals how to:

 Give first aid to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis situation and/or who are in the early stages of a mental health disorder

 Learn the signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems

 Where and when to get help

 What type of help has been shown to be effective. 

 Mental health problems covered include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, self-injury, and substance use disorders.

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