The 8-hour Mental Health First Aid professional development course is taught to help law enforcement, first responders, corrections officers, 911 dispatch staff, and other public safety professionals better understand mental illnesses and addictions. In addition, it provides training that helps to deescalate incidents so they can respond to mental health related calls appropriately without compromising safety.
The goals of mental health first aid for public safety include:
The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE Action Plan:
Textbook/Workbook and Lunch included in tuition