Mental Health First Aid - Advanced CIT Training

  • 5/17/2021 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • True
  • Great Oaks Career Campus
  • Jessica Ball
  • jball@mhankyswoh.org
  • 5/14/2021 12:00 AM
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  • TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS TRAINING, YOU MUST BE A FIRST RESPONDER WORKING OR LIVING IN HAMILTON COUNTY OHIO

    This class is being offered free for First Responders residing and/or working in Hamilton County, Ohio.

    Today, 1 in 5 people experience mental illness and First Responders need to know what to do and what not to do when responding to mental health related calls.

    Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you  actionable skills  to deescalate a crisis situation and also to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem.

    The cost for this impactful training is covered if you are a fire fighter, EMS, Jail staff, police officer, or dispatcher working or living in Hamilton County, Ohio.  Following 2 hours of PreWork on your own, you apply what you learned working with your peers in a classroom led by a certified MHFA Instructor.

    Location: Great Oaks Career Campus

    200 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Public Safety Services Building, Cincinnati, OH 45241