Q: How will I participate in this Virtual Mental Health First Aid Training for Adults?
A: You will sign up with Developmental Pathways at (you insert appropriate form link here from DP). After you have signed up, you will receive an email confirming your participation in the training and a link to access your downloadable Mental Health First Aid manual and a self-paced, online session.
Q: When does the training occur?
A: The virtual Mental Health First Aid training occurs in two parts. First, participants take a self-paced, online session on mental health conditions that takes four hours or less to complete. You can go through this online session at your own pace, leaving and returning as needed, but you must complete this self-paced, online session by midnight of April 15 to participate in the live training session. The live training session occurs on April 17 via Zoom beginning at 9:00 am and ending on or before 2:30 pm with 30 minutes for lunch. This live session with MHFA Certified Trainer, Amy Petré Hill, will offer opportunities practice how to support an individual experiencing a mental health crisis through fun exercises and discussion.
Q: When will I receive my certification as a Mental Health First Aider?
A: After the live session on April 17 with MHFA Trainer, Amy, you will receive an email that includes a simple multiple choice test of your knowledge. This is a short easy test, so no need to worry! Once you have completed your test and provided feedback on the training, you will receive your certificate from MHFA via email and you will be registered in the national MHFA database.