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      September 25, 2019

      Wednesday   8:00 AM

      501 College Street
      Cuthbert, Georgia 39840

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      Adult Mental Health First Aid USA Training - Randolph County

      Adult Mental Health First Aid USA Cuthbert, GA Wednesday, September 25, 2019 8:00AM - 5:00PM Doors Open at 7:45AM - Training Begins Promptly at 8:00AM     What is Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)? Adult MHFA is a 8-hour training to give individuals knowledge and tools to recognize mental health issues and provide support, specifically to adults. Similar to CPR, this training prepares a person with no clinical training to assist an adult going through a mental health crisis. Participants will learn risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses and addictions as well as the five-step MHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to assist someone to seek the appropriate professional help and other supports. This interactive course is taught through the use of modeling, group discussions, personal reflection, partner activities, and role-playing.   Who Should Attend? Anyone interested in learning skills to respond to the early signs of mental health crises in adults. This training is intended for those adults who regularly interact with adults, including caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, and human service professionals.   Who Teaches the Course? The training is led by Kay Brooks-Hatfield, EdD, LPC (ASPIRE) & Paula Bryant, EdD, RN  (GSW) Certified Adult Mental Health First Aid Instructors through the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare.   Why Should YOU Attend? *Opportunity to learn to recognize mental health crises in adult and provide support *Opportunity to receive Adult Mental Health First Aider certification that is valid for three years   Certification Participants who complete the entire 8-hour training will receive certificate as a Adult Mental Health First Aider. The training is not pre-approved for continuing education credits. No partial hour certificates provided.   Partners Training is provided by the Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC) in collaboration with Aspire, Georgia Southwestern State University & Andrew College. Refreshments Light refreshments will be provided. Boxed lunch will be provided.   For more information about Adult Mental Health First Aid, see https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/

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