Staff & Faculty! CADEC offers Mental Health First Aid Certification Training just for you!

CADEC is excited to offer a special summer session of Mental Health First Aid Certification Training for Staff & Faculty!

 

     Chances are you know someone, perhaps a student, experiencing a substance use or mental health disorder. YOU can help them. The groundbreaking evidence-based public education program, Mental Health First Aid, teaches you about common warning signs and risk factors for mental health and substance use problems and provides a five step action plan and resources for helping someone in crisis.   The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center is thrilled to offer this evidence-based Certification Training for staff and faculty this summer. 

 

4 Reasons to Become Mental Health First Aid Certified

             

●          Be prepared   -  When a mental health crisis happens, know what to do                                          

 

●          You can help  –  People with mental illness and substance abuse often suffer alone

 

●          You care  -  Be there for a friend, family member or colleague

 

●          Mental illnesses are common  -  1 in 5 adults in any given year                                                                                          

 

WHAT:  Mental Health First Aid Certification Training for Staff & Faculty

 

WHEN:  Tuesday, June 20 AND Tuesday, June 27 from 8:00 AM – 12:30  PM BOTH DAYS REQUIRED.  – Bring snacks, water and your favorite beach/pool toy!

 

PARTICIPANTS MUST ATTEND ALL DATES AND TIMES – COURSE TOTALS 8 HOURS OF TRAINING

 

COST:  $25 - Due to CADEC PRIOR to first Course Date (NOT Refundable) – Checks to CADEC OR Cash (exact change) - Department fund transfers are welcome as payment

 

WHERE:  SELVESTER’S (NOTE CORRECTED LOCATION)

 

TO REGISTER: Reserve your spot by calling CADEC at 530-898-6450.  Then stop by the Campus Alcohol & Drug Education Center (CADEC) in Student Services Center, Room 180 and pay your $25 Fee before June 20.  Department fund transfers are welcome as payment – just let us know your department will be paying when you call to register.

 

For more information about MHFA: www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org   

 

Questions:  Call CADEC 530.898.6450 or cadecstudent1@csuchico.edu or www.csuchico.edu/cadec    

 

PLEASE NOTE:  This is not a clinical training and does not certify or train participants to diagnosis or treat any mental health or substance use disorder. 

 

If you require any type of accommodations, please call CADEC at 530.898.6450. We are happy to assist you.